Well, I ended up buying the cuisinart. Not the super delux model but the regular model ($65 on sale thru cuisinart web site) Looks nice, nice sounding ready alarm but the toast takes too damn long to cook. Oh well.
Cleaning your toaster or toaster oven can be a pain because of all the hard-to-reach nooks and crannies. In this CHOW Tip, Tracy Kaplan shares a few simple tricks to help keep your appliance clean and turning out perfect toast.