Did you just get a new toaster oven?
Or maybe you’re hoping to put one to use that’s been collecting dust on the countertop for ages?
Either way, you’re in the right place and we’re so glad you’re here!
Our goal is to help you understand the in’s and out’s of your little oven so you can easily Cook The Food You Love with it.
Below you’ll find links to basic toaster oven cooking guides with simple step-by-step instructions.
These guides are for ALL of the things we wish we had known when we first started cooking with our toaster oven over 4 years ago.
Toaster Oven Resources
*If you’re shopping for a new toaster oven click here to skip ahead to reviews and tips that will help you find the right little oven for you.
Start here if you’re new to toaster oven cooking.
You’ll find the two simple questions you should always ask for anything you want to put in your toaster oven.
Ready to get started cooking with your toaster oven? Check out this post to learn:
- How baking with a toaster oven is different from a traditional oven
- 3 Basic settings you should know and how to use them
- The most frustrating setting and tips to deal with it
If you’re looking for an easy way to get to know your toaster oven, this is it!
The bagel function is one of our favorites but no worries if you don’t have a special bagel setting we’ve got a simple toaster oven hack for you to try.
Once you’ve got your toasty carby treat make sure to check out our 7 Tasty Ways to Top a Bagel to make it extra special!
Every manufacturer has a different answer to this question.
This post will help you find the right answer for your specific little oven along with some practical alternatives to using foil in a toaster oven.
When we first started cooking in our toaster oven we made a full batch of our all time favorite cookie recipe.
The problem was we only had one tiny baking pan and the recipe made 5 dozen cookies.
It took almost 4 hours to bake them all!
Not to mention the tempting leftovers we had to pawn off on our coworkers and neighbors.
With these simple toaster oven cookie baking tips, you’ll learn how to achieve the results you want using ANY recipe.
We know you don’t have hours to stand around baking 5 dozen cookies.
So we’ve included tips for handling your grandma’s awesome but huge famous chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Have you tried cooking with your toaster oven’s convection feature yet?
Convection is the secret to cooking the best tasting dishes that are crispy on the outside but tender inside.
This guide will answer ALL of your toaster oven convection questions. Including the two small changes, you should make to the temperature and cook time for every recipe.
We’re not calling your toaster oven a liar…
Let’s just say it may not always be telling the truth about its temperature settings.
With a basic oven thermometer and a few simple tests, you can find out just how accurate your toaster oven’s heating is.
Bake the best tasting frozen fries and tots with our 3 simple tips.
Even better, you can use these tips for any frozen foods you want to get crispy, not just fries!
Make sure to scroll all the way to the end, there’s a surprise recipe that’s perfect for the grandkids next visit or a Netflix date night in.
It’s the most important but least glamorous part of owning a toaster oven.
Cleaning your toaster oven regularly will help it run better which means better tasting food too.
There are a few do’s and don’ts for keeping a toaster oven clean, we’ve tried to cover them all.
Shopping For A New Toaster Oven?
Have you started looking for a new toaster oven but are unsure which one to buy?
Before you shell out your hard-earned cash and give up that valuable countertop real estate check out the two guides below.
They’ll help you find your perfect match.
With the wide variety of toaster ovens on the market, it can feel overwhelming trying to decide.
To help, we’ve broken down all of the different factors you should consider into 9 tips.
Discover the secret to buying a toaster oven you love so much you want to tell everyone you know about it.
We asked our readers, “Do you have a toaster oven you like so much you’d recommend it to a friend or neighbor?”
This guide is full of their awesome toaster oven reviews.
Get tips, cooking ideas and more from real people who cook real food every day using their toaster ovens.
Want to see what we’re cooking with?
Take a tour of our kitchen counter and meet Team Toaster Oven Love.
P.S. Since we’ll be updating this page regularly, you’ll want to pin it to your Toaster Oven Cooking board on Pinterest so you can come back and discover the new guides we add ↓
And if you share your biggest frustration cooking with a toaster oven in the comments below, we promise to do our best to help!