I did a lot of research prior to purchase and this one fit the bill. It's handsome, sturdy and does the job very nicely. It's also less money than similar name brand models. We have yet to use it for anything more than toast and English Muffins, but no disappointments here so far.
The Hamilton Beach Toaster will earn its spot in your kitchen with great looks and great toast. This brushed stainless toaster features bagel, defrost and cancel functions. Additional features of this 2-slice toaster include a convenient slide-out crumb tray, toast boost and automatic shutoff to ensure safety. This brushed stainless toaster boasts a smudge-proof brushed finish that makes it a lovely item to display in your kitchen. Extra-wide slots on this Hamilton Beach Toaster allow you to toast larger items such as homemade bread and bagels. Get this Hamilton Beach Toaster and toast up something delicious!