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Not your average toastie maker...
on 15 November 2004
After my last toastie maker died I got a cheap replacement for about £7. The non-stick coating stuck to the bread, it took ages to heat up, food got stuck in awkward cracks, and eventually the clip to close it flew off across the room violently. In short, you get what you pay for. This may seem a little steep for the occasional tostie, but they'll be perfect every time. It heats up before you've sliced the cheese, and by the time you've put the stuff back in the fridge it's cooked. Once heated up it's much faster than a toaster, so if you're doing plain toast or toasted sandwiches for three or four people, it's a great way to do it. You can do open sandwiches by raising the lid, so toasted cheese is a doddle, and the recipe book has loads of suggestions for things that are much more exciting. By far my favourite thing is that if things spill on it you just have to leave it to cool and wipe it with a dry kitchen towel, and the mess just disappears. No crusty burned cheese, no grease, and no pools of congealed butter. It also has a cord tidy, and can be stored upright to save space. When they designed this, they really thought about what people want.