Initially, you buy small countertop appliances to make life easier. And they do the job admirably. Then, just when you feel you have mastered this kitchen game, these appliances turn on you like little out-of-control robots and begin to create more work for you.
One reason is because owners, thinking that small appliances will just “take care of themselves,” fail to maintain or optimize them. Yet unlike our larger appliances, small ones are often called upon to do more work, more frequently, and with less care given to them. As an example, when was the last time you cleaned the inside of your toaster oven, as opposed to your stove top?
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