Breville Lift and Look Long Slot Toaster, BTA630XL : Intelligent technology and extra-wide and long slots toast artisanal breads, bagels and pastries to exact shade desired. With the touch of a button and five precise shade levels, the motorized carriage on the Breville Lift and Look toaster lowers bread, bagel or English muffins. As the toasting cycle begins, the internal countdown with visible LED indicates toasting level progress. Lift and look function automatically raises bread carriage, allowing a quick check, without canceling or resetting the cycle. Also conveniently lets you adjust toasting before the end of the cycle. This high-tech Breville toaster performs beyond traditional mechanical toasters. With A Bit More targeted function, bread lowers to add the perfect finishing touch. Self-centering slots fit up to 4 slices of sandwich bread or English muffins. Features bagel and defrost buttons, toast/cancel and audible ready alert. The bagel function on this long slot toaster activates additional heat to the center heating elements, toasting only the inside of the bagel. Using the defrost button, this toaster automatically increases time to thaw frozen bread, waffles or pastries, then toasts to the browning level. Removable crumb tray is dishwasher safe. Product Features High-end technology with motorized carriage to raise and lower bread at the touch of a button Five shade levels toast bread, bagels or pastries to perfection Extra-wide and long slots accommodate artisanal breads LCD indicates toasting progress Lift and look function automatically raises carriage to check shade level without resetting or canceling cycle A Bit More button lowers carriage and automatically begins the precise toasting time to add the perfect finishing touch Self-centering slots fit up to 4 slices of sandwich bread or English muffins Defrost function thaws frozen waffles or pastries completely before beginning the toasting process Bagel function activates additional heat to the center of the elements, toasting only the inside of the bagel Audible ready alert Toast/cancel button re-illuminates when any button is pressed or browning lever is repositioned Removable crumb tray Breville Assist Plug is easier to insert into outlet
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
I tend to cook meals that are:Healthy
Cooking Idol/Inspiration:Ina Garten
This toaster does the main things to make toast just right - "take a peek", "just a bit more" and other simple features.It is a recent purchase, but one that very easy to use. It is a good product and the price is very reasonable. I would highly recommend it!!
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Set/3 Commercial Cutting Boards with Grooves : Certified for professional kitchens, these high-density polypropylene commercial cutting boards feature nonabsorbent, nonstaining, scratch-resistant surfaces. A size to safely accommodate every prep task: dice vegetables, pare fruit and for larger kitchen jobs like filleting fish or carving roasts. Deep built-in groove catches juices to keep the countertop clean and features carrying/hanging handle. Clean in the dishwasher and will not retain odors, enabling the chef to easily change uses after washing. Backed by the National Sanitary Foundation (NSF), these nonporous boards will not harbor bacteria. Scratch- and crack-resistant and extremely sturdy for years of service. Dishwasher-safe.
I found the set of 3 commercial cutting boards to be a very practical addition to my kitchen. They serve all the needs I have for various cutting tasks. The fact they are dishwasher safe is a real asset. I found the cost to be very reasonable.