Everyone wants to have a hassle-free kitchen experience especially when it comes to baking. For this reason, it is important to choose kitchen appliances that offer maximum convenience and are easy to operate. KitchenAid KCO273SS 12″ Convection Bake Digital Countertop Oven is one such appliance designed to give users efficient and stress-free baking experience. It is a full-size 12 –inch convection countertop oven fitted with nine memory settings to enable users achieve superior roasting experience by choosing from a range of preset temperatures.
KitchenAid KCO273SS 12″ Convection Bake Digital Countertop Oven has a spacious 12-inch interior cavity which makes it convenient for baking bread, cooking pizzas or even Cornish hens. This space is furnished with two adjustable racks which make it suitable for cooking multiple items at the same time. The space is also coated with a non-stick coat that makes the oven easier to clean oven.Secondly, the oven has nine preset cooking functions listed as; Bake Pizza, Asado, Broil, Toast, Bagel, Reheat, Keep Warm and Cookie. These functions are arranged in-between temperatures of 150 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. The appliance is fitted with a 120-minute timer dial, temperature dial as well as frozen and convection buttons. Specifically, the timer dial reminds users when the optimal cooking time is over. The temperature button on the other hand ensures that food cooks within the optimal temperature range without much deviation. Convection mode settings ensure that heat is evenly distributed within the oven so that food is evenly cooked or baked. This appliance has an LCD screen monitor where temperature and time settings are displayed. Within the oven is also a one 12” non-stick multipurpose pan, a cooling rack, a stainless steel broiling rack, and a non-stick drip tray. The six-slice toaster space in KitchenAid KCO273SS 12″ Convection Bake Digital Countertop Oven is fitted with an automatic shut-off feature. This means that the appliance could be programmed to shut down after a given number of cycles are completed so that food is not overcooked.
By using this appliance, one stands to get several benefits. For first, the appliance preheats quickly and thereafter distributes heat evenly on the cooking food especially when set it is set in convection mode. Secondly, the oven is safe for use in the kitchen because its exterior does not overheat like other ovens do. If spills occur in the oven cavity, it is easier to clean off because of the non-stick coat layer. Additionally, the double-rack arrangement economizes cavity space and gives users the convenience of cooking different food at the same time. A typical rack can carry 2 to 12 pizzas or 6 toast bread slices at one go. The oven also cooks quietly and chances of overcooking are greatly minimized.
There are also some shortfalls of using this appliance. For example, it does not have an automatic rack ejection function which is present in other ovens. Similarly, it is difficult to tell whether the convention mode is functioning or not especially for new users. Another disadvantage is that the oven cavity is not lighted and therefore it could be hard to check the progress of the food.
The KitchenAid KCO273SS 12″ Convection Bake Digital Countertop Oven is a high performance appliance that can be recommended for basic domestic baking purposes. It offers convenience and flexibility to users especially through its digitized features. If you are in need of a baking, toasting, cooking, or roasting appliance then this oven should definitely be your top priority.