Time marches on, and with that march toys need to change and evolve. One toy that might have changed on the outside over the years is about to get a change to its core technology. The Easy-Bake oven, which has entertained kids for years by allowing them to cook food on a light bulb is finally dropping the bulb. That’s right the inefficient heat producing 100 watt incandescent bulb is being replaced with a heating element (because as you might have heard, the bulbs will no longer be made/sold anymore).
My first reaction to this is, oh well, as long as they don’t lose the Easy-Bake, who cares how it works. But its a little sad, since the novelty of cooking things on a light bulb has been a cornerstone of humorous adult reminiscence for decades. So with that I say…
The Easy-Bake Oven is dead. Long live the Easy-Bake Oven!
Thanks to Tim for emailing me the article about this:
It’s not as Easy without the bulb [@] The Tennessean