Fifteen times faster than a conventional oven. Whole roasted turkey, done in 12 minutes. Apple Cranberry pie, done in 12 minutes. So how is this possible? Well, if you have ordered a toasted sandwich at Subway you have seen this technology in action. The Turbo Chef uses top to bottom air currents in combination with precise microwave bursts to supplement the cooking process. When it comes to setting the temperature required for cooking a specific type of food, the process is similarly quick.
All you need to do is spin the cookwheel to pick the desired cooking method. After that, you scroll down the list to the item you are cooking, pick whether it is fresh or refrigerated and the quantity you are cooking. Now if it only took 12 minutes to come up with the $7895 required to purchase this. (Image: Evan Sung for The New York Times)