Hamilton Beach 31333
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Streamlined Easy Access

The Hamilton Beach 31333 Convection Toaster Oven was designed with easy access in mind. It’s very simplistic design looks great on a counter, similar to a bread box. It can toast six slices of bread at a time and has the capacity for a large pizza. It’s more efficient with energy than your full sized kitchen oven for reheating frozen snacks or making a quick meal. The rack automatically slides out with the door, a feature for both safety and convenience.

Customizable Cooking Control

The highly customizable temperature controls offer a wide range of cooking options. The dial can go anywhere between 150 to 450 degrees (F). Four settings add additional versatility and the “stay on” feature allows you to set it and forget it. There is a timer bell to let you know when your food is ready.

Strengths

Fast Even Cooking

The oven is a fast way to heat foods. The convection oven setting works very fast, giving an all over even cooking result efficiently. This makes it a great option for large families that need a constant stream of snacks available.

Fits in the Kitchen

The look of this Hamilton Beach toaster oven is a nice crossroads between retro and sleek modern. It looks good on the counter, the stainless steel is easy to clean, and it doesn’t take up a ton of space.

Small Size Versatility

Some toaster ovens this size can’t meet all of the functions of this Hamilton Beach countertop oven. It can broil, bake and roast as well as a much larger unit.

Weaknesses

Can’t Replace Full Size Oven

If you’re looking for a toaster oven that will help you to use your standard kitchen oven less often, this compact Hamilton Beach won’t work for you. Look at larger models that can handle larger items instead.

Can Die Easily

This is not an expensive toaster oven, so it makes sense that you can’t expect it to last forever, but some consumers are surprised by how quickly they can die. Although this doesn’t happen all the time, it does seem to be a concern.

Overall Review

This is a great toaster oven for a family that needs to make smaller batches of snacks, or for a single person or couple in a small living space. It looks great on the countertop and offers easy access to hot foods. It works well and has a high level of functionality for a unit of this size and price range. If you need an oven that will replace some of the work of your standard oven, this is no the toaster oven for you.