Calphalon Corporation was previously known as Commercial Aluminum Cookware Company. Its name changed in the year 1997. They manufacture bake ware, cookware, cutlery, serving accessories like kitchen towels, terry towels. This company is based in Perrysburg Ohio. The bake ware range includes waffle makers also. This waffle maker model has got many interesting features.
Size: It has a compact shape measuring 13.2 x 8.2 x 14.2 inches and weighs 9 pounds. It can be easily stored due to its compactness.
Well Built: It is a well built appliance, used and admired by many and desired by those who are without it. At its first look it can catch customer’s attention, and when bought, can give you your money’s worth.
Opti-Heat System: This system is specially designed for this model by Calphalon team. This system ensures accurate temperature on all sides which results in even heating and excellent baked results.
Illuminated Progress: Due to illuminated no peek facility; the user gets a clear idea of the baking progress. No need to lift the cover.
Non-stick Interior: The inner side is of non-stick material, the bronze pans can also be taken out easily. Non-stick material makes it easy to pick up the waffles as they don’t stick to the baking pan. Users do not need to spray oil or butter for greasing.
Temperature Settings: The users can opt from three temperature settings, light, medium or dark as they desire.
Chime ringing: When waffles get baked, the appliance chimes to alert its user.
Easy to Use: This appliance is easy in usage, just pour the batter in, choose the shade setting and it will call the user to dish out waffles when ready.
Automatic Shut Off: This feature is a relaxation for those users who start working in the kitchen, then get involved in watching television or talking on telephone and forget they were busy in kitchen.
Easy Cleaning: Cleaning is never a problem with this waffle maker, the bronze baking pans can be easily removed from the unit to be washed and cleaned. It has never let any user complain in this regard.
Cord Storage: Calphalon also has space for cord storage so that the cord does not entangle and mess with other things during storage.
Pros and Cons of Calphalon No Peek Waffle Maker
- Good compact shape
- Well built
- Opti-heat system
- Illuminated no peek facility
- Non-stick interior
- Three temperature settings
- Chime ringing
- Easy to use
- Easy to clean
- Automatic shutoff
- Cord storage
Cons: The sides and top can get very hot by continuous use. Only the handle remains cool.
Overall Review and Verdict:
If you are a Belgian waffle lover, and like to have them at every meal time, Calphalon can make you loads of square shaped waffles till your craving is satisfied. If you have a habit of forgetting, this model is of help, due to its automatic shut off feature. Buy one and enjoy its excellent baked results with consistency.