Summary: After reading other reviews, I decided to go with this toaster because it is one of the few which had the cool-touch exterior feature. The only problem I have had is when I try to toast a long piece of sourdough bread.
Summary: My old toaster died...I loved it. It matched my kitchen (white), stayed cool (a must for a klutz!) and had one long opening so I could toast just about anything. Went searching the web, but started with Amazon.com, and never got any farther!
Summary: I cannot believe how horribly this thing performs! After toasting bread or bagels, it catapults them out of the toaster onto the counter.
The bagel feature makes bagels taste like dry toast. They don't maintain the chewy inside like bagels should have.
Summary: This is a wonderful toaster I needed a 4 slice toaster but didn't have the space for the usual ones but this is a slim one plus you can toast 2 instead of 4 which my husband loves because it saves electricty.
Summary: I had a single slot Cuisinart toaster for about 10 years before it died (circuit board failure). That toaster was the best toaster I ever had with simple electronic controls that seemed "intelligent" and seemed to make perfect toast every time from bread, bagels, english muffins, waffles, each...