7 breakfast tools to start the day off right
Your Perfect Breakfast
Bing | Breakfast Sandwich Maker
Skip the premade, frozen breakfast sandwich — Hamilton Beach promises that making a quick yet fresh breakfast sandwich at home has never been easier. With its Breakfast Sandwich Maker ($29.99, amazon.com), you choose everything that goes into your favorite easy treat, from the bread to cheese to meat. Everything cooks right in the machine, so there's no need to dirty multiple plates and frypans. An added plus: it's dishwasher safe so clean-up should be a cinch.
Be There Or Be Square
Bing | Classic Wafflepro 852
The Chef's Choice Classic Wafflepro 852 ($70, amazon.com) cooks two square waffles at a time without taking up too much of your counter. With a warning light to tell you when the iron is preheated and again when your waffle is done cooking, this stainless steel waffle maker takes the guesswork out of cooking breakfast. Whether you prefer to use a mix or a homemade recipe, this model turns out perfect grids each and every time.
A Cup Of Joe
Bing | The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Kaldi Single-Serve Coffeemaker
If you're the only coffee lover in the house, don't let an entire pot go to waste. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Kaldi Single-Serve Coffeemaker ($180, amazon.com) is great for that morning pick-me-up, whether you want just a cup of CBTL's coffee or an espresso topped with crema. Available in brilliant red or blue, this machine will add a pop of color to your morning routine.
Bing | Breville Compact Smart Oven
The Breville Compact Smart Oven ($179.99, amazon.com) makes it easy to toast up to four slices of bread at once. With seven settings to choose from, this toaster oven consistently browns slices exactly how you like it. Bonus: it remembers your preferences for next time.
Fry 'Em Up
Bing | Calphalon's Contemporary Bronze Nonstick 12-Inch Omelette Pan
Calphalon's Contemporary Bronze Nonstick 12-Inch Omelette Pan ($49.99, amazon.com) brings some color to your morning. You won't need to cook with any butter, so you'll have flawless pancakes and eggs in minutes without the added grease. Although you'll need to wash this skillet by hand, it's nonstick surface makes cleanup a breeze.
Brew For Two (Or More)
Bing | Mr. Coffee Optimal Brew Thermal Coffeemaker
For the coffee-drinking family, the Mr. Coffee Optimal Brew Thermal Coffeemaker ($109.99, amazon.com) brews java quicker and hotter than the average coffeemaker. With this 10-cup, stainless steel carafe's programmable timer, you won't have to wait to get your morning caffeine fix.
Bing | Bella's Daily Breakfast (&Charging) Station
Bella's Daily Breakfast (&Charging) Station ($34.99, bellahousewares.com, available in August) is the ultimate multi-tasker. Not only can you toast bread and brew a cup of coffee at the same time, but a USB plug also lets you charge your phone, mp3 player, or any compatible device you wish.