These highly rated smart ovens will simplify cooking for good

As something many of us do every day, cooking can get pretty monotonous, even for the most enthusiastic home cook. Our comfort foods lose their appeal and those viral TikTok recipes don’t turn out as magically as they do online. When time in the kitchen starts to drag, simplify your daily meal preparation by incorporating a smart oven.

Considered expensive kitchen items due to their typically high price tag, smart ovens come with a number of neat features, which is why you’ll often see them with “12-in-1” or similar functions impressive. However, they are called “smart” for a reason. These devices essentially replace several kitchen appliances and can fry, reheat, bake, broil, roast, cook whole rotisserie chickens, and more. And thanks to their convection technology, you can let them do all the work without worrying about overcooking or undercooking your food.

Many popular kitchen appliance brands have their own smart ovens, including Breville, Cosori and Calphalon, so it’s likely that your brand of choice has one that you can introduce into your kitchen. Below, we’ve rounded up the 6 best smart ovens you can buy online, according to some reviewers who made the investment — and never turned on their regular oven again.

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The best overall smart oven for beginners


Breville Smart Oven Pro

This all-in-one oven has 10 cooking functions ranging from baking bread and bagels to baking, baking and grilling. But the most impressive feature of this tabletop oven is its smart heating technology. The system transfers heat to five quartz elements for precise and consistent temperatures, so that whatever you’re cooking, it does so evenly.

Promising review: “This is it!!! You will pay a bit more, but compared to others, this is the one you want to buy. Not too big for the counter top. Retains heat excellently. Easy to use kept clean. The convection feature makes this multi-functional ‘toaster oven’ and a bag of chips. There’s no indication I’ll ever need to replace this wonder, but if and when I do, it’ll be a Breville!” – Anne V. MCconomy-Cohen

Ideal for the perfect rotisserie


Cosori toaster oven with fryer

With 12 functions including baking, roasting, air-frying, broiling, cookies and rotisserie, this intuitive oven is a must for any kitchen. It’s also designed for large cooking tasks as it can fit a 13-inch pizza, 6 slices of bread, or a whole rotisserie chicken (psst, Thanksgiving is a few months away!). It also comes with a recipe book and numerous accessories, including a crumb tray, frying basket, food tray and wire rack.

Promising review:
“I bought this a couple of years ago and use it at least twice a day. I haven’t turned on the oven in two years. Why should I when this little thing will heat up to 425 in less than 3 minutes and will cook for just about anything that will fit in here equally with the convection feature.No more waiting 20 minutes for a full size oven to heat up as well as heating the whole house with it.I’ve tried the rotisserie feature with a large chicken and it was the best chicken I’ve ever tasted.” -PerlGirl

An oven with a super useful accessory


Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart Oven

In addition to the usual bells and whistles of a smart oven – such as baking, broiling, broiling, dehydrating and air-frying functions – this extra-large capacity oven also has a smart Foodi thermometer to take the guesswork out of cooking to desired doneness.

Promising review:
“I’ve been using this thing since I bought it. It can do everything and it’s so easy to use and clean! I’ve been staying with my family for a while and I’ve been cooking in a very small mini- kitchen. but I’m still able to cook high quality meals using my food! I love ninja products but this was the best yet!” – Jennifer Cassels

For a polished kitchen aesthetic


Calphalon air fryer

Designed with turbo convection for faster cooking times and 11 useful functions (toast, bake, bagel, dehydrate, pizza, reheat and more), this sleek oven is just what you need to refresh your cooking space . Its large capacity can fit a 12-inch pizza, and the built-in light lets you easily see how your food is coming along while it’s cooking.

Promising review: “I live in an apartment so I didn’t get to take my oven. The one provided unfortunately doesn’t have the most accurate temperature setting which results in things being undercooked or burnt! This toaster oven made all the difference in giving me all the control I wanted. It’s easy to clean and all the different settings are great.” — Nicholas Van Campen

For anyone who wants to automate grocery shopping too


Tovala smart oven

This smart oven comes with an unusual addition: the meal kit delivery option. For simpler cooking in general, Tovala’s smart oven offers 5 functions: steam, bake, boil, reheat and toast. Using the Tovala app, you can control the cooking method and time, in addition to using automated cooking cycles, so you don’t have to worry about adjusting it yourself. You can also use chef-prepared recipes in the app to try new dishes for dinner every night, and every purchase of this bakery comes with a food subscription credit for 3-5 Tovala meals.

Promising review:
“The oven itself is incredible: it can cook anything you put in it automatically. Use the app for any food item, scan barcodes, etc. I also like that you can make your own custom settings for things I cook regularly. Food The tovala you buy separately is also very tasty and so convenient, it takes 30 seconds to prepare a home cooked meal. You can choose not to buy the snacks, but I highly recommend it!” – KW

A high-tech option (or super cool gift).


The oven of June

After seeing June’s oven in action during a live demo and enjoying a delicious rack of lamb and slices of cooked cornbread, I agree with his glowing comments. Although it’s the most expensive oven on our list, its features, attractive design and impressive technology match the price. The touchscreen oven works with the June app and Alexa voice control to cook your food on its carbon fiber heating elements. It is designed to replace multiple appliances, including a convection oven, toaster, air fryer, dehydrator, grill, slow cooker and pizza oven. But the coolest feature is the built-in HD camera that recognizes the specific food you put in and starts an automated cooking program for it.

Promising review:
“I can’t say enough about this amazing oven. We use it for everything. From proofing dough, heating up leftovers like pizza and chips. I use the June more than the gas range. I love that it never runs out heating the whole house especially in summer.” – Elizabeth Capello

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