I Put This Popular Countertop Oven to the Test, and It Saved Me So Much Time
Cooking, meal prepping, or doing pretty much anything in the kitchen was never really my thing. Up until earlier this year, I spent most nights eating out, ordering takeout, or making a quick PB&J before bed. That all changed when the pandemic hit and shelter in place started. My boyfriend and I didn't eat out for months and were forced to start cooking for ourselves. What at first seemed like a dreaded daily task quickly turned into something I enjoyed.
Turns out, I actually love spending time in the kitchen, but the only downfall was how much time it was taking out of my day. I found myself needing to prep ingredients, cook them all at different times and temperatures, then clean up the mess I made afterward. As someone who works full-time, making lunch and dinner daily was getting exhausting.
Along my cooking journey, I invested in a few new things to give me an extra hand, and behold, I found the Brava Oven ($1,095). You might have seen this cool oven on your Instagram feed, but it's so much more than just a place to whip up quick recipes. It ended up being the solution I was looking for.
Keep reading to see some of my favorites features, things I've actually cooked, and why it's worth it.