Hotdog Toaster: What Is It?
The best way to explain what is a hot dog toaster is to show you some pictures. So here they are! (Click on any picture for bigger version)
What Are They Used For?
A hot dog toaster is used for making sandwiches out of meat or vegetables. You can use it with meat, fish, poultry, seafood, or even fruits and veggies like apples and bananas. The most common uses are to make sandwiches, wraps, burritos, and quesadillas.
How Do They Work?
There are two parts to a hot dog toaster. There’s the heating element which heats up the food before placing it into the slot. Then there’s a rotating blade that slices through your sandwich without burning you or cutting off your fingers!
Why Use One?
You don’t have to spend money on buying a new one every time you want to cook something. You can just buy a few and keep them at home. Also, you won’t need to worry about using a stovetop or electric appliance when cooking with one. Just turn it on and let it do its thing!
Which Materials Are They Made Out Of?
Most hot dog toasters are made out of stainless steel. Other materials used to make them are plastic and sometimes even ceramic. When choosing the right one for you, it is important that you look at the different materials they are made out of and choose the one that best suits your needs.
Hot dog toasters also use a wide variety of power sources from using electric cords to batteries.
Sources & references used in this article:
Electric toasters by JS Eagle – US Patent 3,869,970, 1975 – Google Patents
Machine for cooking hot dogs by WT Nardin – US Patent 2,211,024, 1940 – Google Patents
When a hole matters-the story of the hole in a bread for French hotdog by L Rosing, AM Nielsen – DIAS report, 2004 – seeds4green.net
Lifting mechanism for a toaster by AR Jackson – US Patent 6,415,709, 2002 – Google Patents
Toaster oven with automatic feed by A Cardillo, DM Lawrence – US Patent 6,080,963, 2000 – Google Patents
Toaster accessory by R Ponte – US Patent 4,184,419, 1980 – Google Patents