SECAUCUS, N.J., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today introduced the FlashXpress™ Toaster Oven (model NB-G110P) to its 2012 lineup of Home Appliance products. The new FlashXpress Toaster Oven, is equipped with a unique quartz and ceramic heating system that allows for fast cook time and convenient, preset menu buttons which eliminates a user's need to calculate cook time.
The FlashXpress Toaster Oven is comprised of a double infrared heating system made up of both quartz and ceramic heating elements which allows for food to be cooked more efficiently than conventional toaster ovens that are heated with coils. The far-infrared heating element is used to cook the outside of the food while the near-infrared element penetrates food to cook from the inside out. Additionally, the FlashXpress Toaster Oven's quartz heating element heats up instantly to the desired temperature, ranging from 250 degrees F to 500 degrees F, eliminating the need for preheating and allowing users to cook food fast when in a hurry.
"Panasonic is committed to making life simpler in the kitchen and home, and with the new FlashXpress Toaster Oven we are doing just that," said Nicholas Monaco, Product Manager, Small Appliances, Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America. "The FlashXpress's unique cooking ability outperforms conventional toaster ovens in cooking time and allows food to be cooked evenly from the inside out, resulting in better taste in faster time."
A cooking menu with six illustrated preset buttons automatically calculates cooking time for a variety of foods including bread items, frozen foods and dishes that need to be reheated. Users can also control temperature and desired food shade with one-touch buttons. A digital timer, ranging from 30 seconds to 25 minutes, makes it easy to see how much time is left for food preparation and a reminder beep alerts users to when food is done. An interior light, which can easily be turned on and off via the button on the front of the toaster oven, allows users to clearly view food while cooking, without having to open the door of the toaster oven.