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While visiting my grandmother last week in beautiful New Jersey, I found The Breakfast Machine, a combination compact toaster oven, frying pan, and coffee maker all in one. At first glance, I thought it was a pretty funny combination, but it's actually quite efficient--the same heat that toasts the bread also fries the eggs. I, of course, had to take the machine apart a little, and you can see the same heating strips that you'll find in any toaster oven are the only source of heat for the frying pan.

One question, though: how are you supposed to remove the frying pan without a handle?

Once you have your breakfast machine, the next step is to hook it up to your alarm clock (see discussion here) and you'll be up in no time!

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trike road poet (author)2010-05-11

Oh where was this in my bachelor days? (daze?)  It would have saved me a huge amount of money eating at diners as I hadn't yet learned to cook a decent meal in them days!

Actually a great little mini kitchen for a cabin, or a small home built RV.  Let's see, a conversion to run on 12 volts, and any boat, RV, or mountain shack can boast a modern kitchen!

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darkblackspawn (author)2010-05-10

Hey!!!! If you can hack it and add some servo motors, maybe you can create a better version of it... just think of the possibilities!!! :D

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heavy.metal.nguyen (author)2008-07-29

The one from Pee Wee's Big Adventure is so much more high tech. Not to mention that any Rube Goldberg is awesome.

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forgesmith (author)2008-07-17

Wait, think I saw that at Wal-Mart, one of those little 4-cup carafes, right? ...but then I'd have to make coffee again five minutes later. What's the point?

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Plasmana (author)2008-07-15

Wow! I have never seen such device, but I did see it just.. NOW!!!

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LinuxH4x0r (author)2008-07-14

looks like an efficient device for a dorm or small apartment. Nice find!

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=SMART= (author)2008-07-14

OH MY GOD MY LIFE IS COMPLETE no seriously i really really want this......

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