Aside from a part being left out (missing), the oven itself didn't seem very sturdy or well made. I returned this oven and purchased a more expensive model TOB-155 (also Cuisinart) from O.com. The recipient was very pleased with the replacement oven! Note: O.com was terrific in handling the exchange, credit, and shipment of the new oven.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Fine
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. This item shipped without an internal crumb tray and the oven generally felt cheaply made.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? OK
The Cuisinart TOB-40 is the best toaster oven we have ever bought and we've had quite a few in our 37-years of marriage. The toast is the best we've ever had and the capacity fits all our small baking needs with room to spare. The controls are easy to understand and the size is just right for easy handling and ease of setting. We are very pleased with our purchase.
I prefer the previous Cuisinart model I had. The beep wasn't as high-pitched as this one and the dials/cooking options were simpler (more clear). But... this looks great and works great. And the slide-out crumb tray is fabulous. I didn't have that on my previous model, so that's an improvement.
Works great for heating frozen dinners or simply heating small things like toast or bagel. It works just like a regular oven and heats really well. My only complaint is that there no timer on it, but it's ok, I use the timer on my phone. Other than that it works great!
Love this toaster oven...not too big, not too small and very easy to use. Have a brand new oven which I rarely use when cooking for 2-3 of us since this does the trick and doesn't heat up the house! Love the removable crumb tray design too.
This is the second one I purchased. I was so impressed with the first one that after 5 years I purchased another when the first one stopped working. I use a toaster oven every day for toast, baking, and roasting rather than by stove oven. This toaster oven heats up fast and the temperature is accurate throughout the process. I would highly recommend this toaster oven if you use a toaster oven in your kitchen. I rather use a toaster oven for toast and bagels rather than have a toaster which only toasts bread or bagels.
I love the size of this toaster oven. It doesn't take up as much space as my last one. I have been toasting English muffins and reheating pizza mostly. Although there is no timer for the toast I've found the proper setting that toasts my English muffin just the way I like it. I highly recommend this toaster oven.