Cooking with convection is the new rage as it gives users faster cooking times. Countertop ovens have started including this feature to make baking less of a chore. While there are some high end models on the market that offer superior performance for amateur chefs, they come with a superior price. There are more budget friendly alternatives, however, worth a closer look.
The Oster TSSTTVXLDG is perfect for those who are looking for a counter top oven capable of doing a lot of cooking. Its extra large capacity can handle a wide variety of dishes that the whole family can enjoy. If you need a 2nd kitchen oven or you are looking for something more efficient to replace some of the cooking tasks of your full sized oven, this unit is a great option. Encased in brushed stainless steel, this oven also looks as good as it performs.
At its lower starting price point this model is hard to beat. Owners rave about what it can to for a relatively lower price than the higher end options. Oster does create some models that rate well on current toaster oven ranking sites like Gourmetworrier.com and this oven shines just as well.
Dimensions: 23.9 x 20.8 x 16.4 inches
Capacity: 14 Slices of Bread, 16” Pizza, Roasts, Whole Chicken, 9 x 13” Dish
The biggest draw of this particular oven is just how much can fit inside of it. This is an oven that can be extremely useful when there are a lot of mouths to feed. This is the biggest oven on our list and it has the largest capacity.
Convection Baking: This is a very useful cooking feature that uses a fan to circulate heat while cooking. It helps produce an evenly cooked finished product that is done perfectly on all sides. This feature also helps reduce cooking times.
Modern Styling: Most of the toaster ovens on our list are of the stainless steel variety, and this one is no exception. This oven looks great and is a wonderful compliment to any kitchen counter space.
Digital Controls: The control panel on this oven was designed to be easy to use and easy to read. It comes with 6 preset cooking mode buttons that include; Broil, Bake, Toast, Warm, Pizza and Defrost.
What Do Owners Like About It?
Versatility: With its many different cooking settings and convection baking feature, owners love everything that they cook in this oven. From cookies to roasts and casseroles, this oven often replaces users full sized oven for many tasks.
Size: Owners who have need to prepare food for two or more people rave about how much can actually fit inside this unit. It really can accommodate a wide variety of dishes.
Value: For the price, customers tend to be extremely happy with the value they receive from this oven.
Ease of Use: Reading through numerous customer reviews on this oven, one of the aspects that really stands out is how much owners find this particular oven easy to use. The controls are laid out in a manner that is easy to under stand and to operate.
Clean Up: Owners seem to have no complaints in this area.
What Could Be Better?
Hot Handle: Some owners wished that the stainless steel handle would not get so hot during operation. Those that are extra sensitive to heat may wish to use a towel or mitt to open the door at times.
No Interior Light: Some owners could not understand why any oven being sold today would not come with an interior light and we tend to agree. A small but simple thing to include.
Clock Issues: A few users seemed to have problems with their clock keeping accurate time.
Who Should Buy This Toaster Oven?
If you need a second oven or you are looking for an alternative to your full sized oven but still have a lot of people to cook for, then this may be the perfect choice for your needs. This thing is BIG for a counter top oven and can handle a lot of high volume cooking needs.
Who Should Not Buy This Oven?
Obviously, because of its size, this is not going to be an ideal oven for someone with a small kitchen or those with limited counter space. If you are looking for a versatile oven but counter top space is at a premium then the Breville BOV450XL would be a better alternative.
The Oster TSSTTVXLDG Extra Large Digital Toaster oven lives up to its name. It is very well received by those who have purchased and used the oven on a daily basis. With its immense capacity, it is a great option for those who like to cook for a lot of people, but want something convenient enough to fit on the kitchen counter. This particular model continues to get very steady scores from owners with ratings typically in the low to mid 4’s out of 5 stars.