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    Cuisinart Steam Advantage CSO-300 Toaster oven

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    Steam Advantage CSO-300
    This Cuisinart
    • 1680 watt
    toaster oven was Very Good in overall performance, and has
    • dial controls
    • a temperature range of 100-450
    • Digital display,
    • Convection Oven,
    • and the following additional functions: broil, bake, bread (baking), warm, steam, super steam, broil steam, steam, convection bake.
    Description
    This Cuisinart
    • 1680 watt
    toaster oven was Very Good in overall performance, and has
    • dial controls
    • a temperature range of 100-450
    • Digital display,
    • Convection Oven,
    • and the following additional functions: broil, bake, bread (baking), warm, steam, super steam, broil steam, steam, convection bake.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Reheat

    Reheat

    An indication on how well the toaster oven reheats lasagna.

     /  5
    Broiling

    Broiling

    Reflects how evenly each model broiled.

     /  5
    Baking

    Baking

    Reflects how evenly each model baked a batch of muffins and cookies.

     /  5
    Color range

    Color range

    How well the toasters or toaster ovens produced a range of light to dark toast.

     /  5
    Toasting time

    Toasting time

    The time it takes to toast a full batch of bread at the medium setting. The higher the score the shorter the time it takes.

     /  5
    Full batch

    Full batch

    How well the toasters or toaster ovens produced a batch of even, medium-brown toast.

     /  5
    One slice

    One slice

    We toasted just one slice of large white bread in each model, aiming for medium brown toast.

     /  5
    Ease of cleaning

    Ease of cleaning

    We look for a crumb tray that slides out smoothly and that is easily accessible. We look for areas that might trap dirt or food stuffs. For toaster ovens, most have a non-stick interior for easier cleaning.

     /  5
    Ease of use

    Ease of use

    Reflects how easy the controls are to set and how clear they are.

     /  5

    About

    The Cuisinart Steam Advantage CSO-300 is part of the Toasters & Toaster Ovens test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Toaster ovens models like the Steam Advantage CSO-300 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Reheat An indication on how well the toaster oven reheats lasagna.

    Broiling Reflects how evenly each model broiled.

    Baking Reflects how evenly each model baked a batch of muffins and cookies.

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