Thane Flavorwave Oven

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  • Wow!! Far Better, Faster And More Energy-Efficient Than Your Regular Oven!!! Cuisinart, Take a Hike!!!

    Jul 14, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cooks all your foods to crisp tender juicy golden brown perfection!
    Cons: None to date.

    Summary: WHAT'S THE 411 ON THIS PRODUCT? Here's another marvelous kitchen wonder that really works!! It cooks most of your foods with super-heated super-fast results! And it just might make your regular oven jealous!! A little bit of research first: I ... read more

  • They break early, but I found a fix for some

    Nov 5, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Cooks great, not from frozen though.
    Cons: Short life, but easy fix.

    Summary: Great product, and no, it doesn't cook from frozen very well, but a nice alternative to a full blown oven.I've owned several, and the problem that I've experienced is that in failure mode, it may beep as though done cooking, and the fan shuts off ... read more

  • Would I get one again? no

    Mar 21, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Energy Efficient.
    Cons: Too many to list in 15 words or less, read the review, trust me.

    Summary: Bought one in zellers, and figured hey, even if its not as great as on tv it still has to be good right? wrong. It burns tops, while bottoms remain less cooked. Large portions will burn while the middle comes out perfect, what good is that if the ... read more

  • Best Buy For Me

    Mar 17, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy, cooks well, glass enclosure, little cleanup.
    Cons: Better enclosed cookbook.

    Summary: I've had this Flavorwave Turbo Oven for 12 days now, and it has really impressed me. It really does cook from frozen, or fresh. The steaks, the baked potatoes, the bone in ham, and today, fried chicken and barbecued chicken, salmon, tilapia, and soon ... read more

  • Flavorwave Deluxe Oven

    Feb 5, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Best chicken ever, cooler than oven, uses less electricity; oven free for other stuff
    Cons: can't clean the heating element, cord away from the unit; heavy to lift .

    Summary: Best whole chicken I ever made!  After reading many of the reviews decided to add my 2 cents.  I bought two of these ovens about 3 or 4 years ago as I got the second one at a lower price and gave it to my brother/family for ... read more

  • Better than expected! Easy to use! Fun! Easy to clean!!!

    Dec 30, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works as described in informercial!
    Fun to use!
    Cooks food perfectly!
    Easy to clean!
    Cons: Must pre-heat before cooking (6 mins).
    Doesn't come in jet black. ;)

    Summary: Ok, first of all, I'm a guy and I'm actually writing a review for a cooking product!  My wife is from Australia and we are waiting for her visa paperwork to go through so she can come home to stay in the US... so I'm forced to bachelor-pad it for a ... read more

  • FLAVORWAVE OVEN -- Honest Review !!

    Jun 28, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Cooks anything you like frozen or not with perfection in a few minutes,
    Cons: Not really any cons here,maybe that i didnt have it before..?!? LOL.,,

    Summary: I just bought this owen from the infomercials and after 1-2 weeks of use i can say that i'm really happy and surprised on the cooking results. I bought a few things in the past from TV ,they never work even close to as they are shown.. but this thing ... read more

  • Thumbs down to Thane. Will never do business with them again.

    Feb 2, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I can't think of a single pro.
    Cons: Awful customer service.
    No knowledge of their Platinum model.

    Summary: Ordered Flavorwave Turbo Friday evening (1/23/09). Tried finding more information about the Platinum upgrade on their website, but the info was very sketchy--no dimensions, no information on whether the arm came apart or was permanently attached to the ... read more

  • Flavor Wave Turbo oven - Review

    Jun 18, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Won't heat up your kitchen and does cook food and make it juicy!
    Cons: Some meats will need extra attention- chicken. Roasts hard to turn over in bag.

    Summary: I ordered my Flavor Wave Turbo after waiting a whole year after hearing about it from a commercial...the new Turbo model has higher cooking temps and I've been testing the devil out of it. Here's my findings... It comes with a few recipes, that are ... read more

  • We Love Our Thane FlavorWave Oven: UPDATE Cooks Frozen Meat

    Feb 24, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Meats are cooked to perfection and with great ease and less time.
    Cons: I can't cook everything in it.

    Summary: I'M BACK FOR YOUR UPDATE DOES IT REALLY COOK FROM FROZEN TO DONE? The other night, I decided to try the feature for cooking frozen foods with our Thane's Flavor Wave Oven. This is the update for how it all turned out. GETTING THE BIRD READY I ... read more

  • Attorney General Solves warranty problem

    Jan 15, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ok, but took longer to cook than using stove top
    Cons: They appear to be trying to bilk their customers

    Summary: My unit did not work as advertised. I used it twice. Both times cooking from frozen took twice as long as their chart said. I could have defrosted the food in the microwave oven and cooked it on the stove top a lot faster. I called Thane and they said ... read more

  • Have my Flave-0-Wave Deluxoven for 3 years now

    Mar 6, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It's all the things and works the way they tell you it will.
    Cons: I find the cooking times in the literature are inaccurate. It tends to recommend overcooking.

    Summary: I love my Flave-0-Wave oven delux, although I prefer to cook the foods thawed because the seasoning doesn't stick to the frozen steaks, etc. It does the most amazing job with fish. I was not a big fan of fish, but with this machines a little herbs, oil ... read more

  • Does not do all it claims

    Jul 11, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: can view your food, healthier than a microwave,contained unit that’s fairly easy to use.
    Cons: cooks unevenly, claims are exaggerated, cord gets in the way, difficult to clean element cover

    Summary: I purchased my flavorwave deluxe about 3 and a half years ago. It took me awhile to get it as there was a back order and I had been thinking about getting one for about a year prior to that. My purpose was to minimize the use of a large oven, baking ... read more


    Jan 4, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, efficient and makes excellent food!
    Cons: The top heating unit separates from the cooking dome way too easily!

    Summary: I have found in over 90% of the infomercials that product doesn't meet the expectations that the infomercial portraits, but with this product, it meets my expectations 100%! I bought this oven in January 2004. I also have a microwave convection combo ... read more

  • Great Eats!

    Dec 17, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I love this product, it has everything you could ever want in a kitchen appliance
    Cons: It's large, but that's necessary. Other than that, this is great!

    Summary: I'm not big on cooking so I thought I'd give it a try. I mean when you come home you're tired! It's been a long day, maybe no one is around if you're single like me or maybe you've got little hellions to contend with. To make a meal you have to ... read more

  • Why my oven won't speak to me

    Feb 2, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast as the microwave, browns well, cooks evenly.
    Cons: Large footprint, awkward dome, cord is in the way.

    Summary: Ever since my parents received that boxy device in the 70's called a microwave, the ole oven has been relegated to "baking" status as most quick meals get popped into the nuke machine. Imagine back in the days when "TV Dinners" would sit in the oven for ... read more

  • this thing is awesome

    Jan 28, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: perfectly cooked food, frozen or fresh, quick, easy clean up, inexpensive. everyone should have one
    Cons: wish we had this a long time ago

    Summary: while we've only had the oven for 1 week, we've used it every day. it's still hard for us to believe that it actually cooks frozen meats. we've tried everything in it, and everything we've tried has been cooked to perfection. not only does it cook foods ... read more

  • Did You Believe All the Things They Claimed This Little Oven Could Do?

    Jul 21, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: cooks moist delicious meats
    Cons: does not reduce cooking time as promised

    Summary: At one o'clock in the morning, I watched in wonder as they tauted the new Thane FlavorWave oven. This device, according to the infomercial, could bake meats to juicy perfection and give them outstanding flavor in the time it takes to microwave the meat ... read more

  • FlavorWave Oven, the next best thing to convenience and fast food.

    Jun 15, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast and walk away cooking, double rack, fat free cooking, limitless possibilities
    Cons: None that I found.

    Summary: One day when I was coming back into my dorm room and it was about 22:00; plus I was too tired to even watch the stove to cook something to eat. Since I'm not the Mac and Cheese kind of person, because I find Mac and Cheese kind of disgusting though; ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Flavorwave Oven not so good!

    Mar 27, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: The food was very good and there was less fat.
    Cons: The lid shorts out and you can not return it!

    Summary: I got one and the oven lid shorted out. Sparks came from it and shortly after that the oven stop working. I had not way of returning it. I had my system less than a year. ... read more

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