Hilary Duff may be an award-winning actress and singer, but like everybody, she uses ordinary kitchen appliances every day.
The figure, who is best known for playing the title character of the television series Lizzie McGuire and The Lizzie McGuire Movie, shared a rare glimpse into her kitchen habits by responding to her husband, Matthew Koma, on her Instagram. In the story (pictured below), the actress reacts to Matthew, who shared that Hilary left a single hotdog on the counter to marinate overnight.
While we are inevitably interested in the couple's countertop (and beautiful gold door handles), we admit that Hilary's choice of toaster steals the show.
The appliance in question is a cream Smeg – one of the best toasters on the market – and one that will look as good in your kitchen as it does in hers.
The cream Smeg (opens in new tab) toaster, as seen in Hilary Duff's (opens in new tab) kitchen, is a retro-style appliance suitable for two slices. The actress's choice of color is fitting alongside her white marble kitchen countertop ideas and black and white tiled wall, seen behind the appliance.
With its versatile good looks, it's easy to see why Hilary Duff uses this appliance in her home, but if you're thinking of investing, you will agree that its functionality is just as important.
In our Smeg 4 slice toaster review, we put an almost-identical appliance to the test, and sure enough, it did not disappoint. Gaining 4 out of 5 stars, our reviewer loved the toaster's high-quality design that is created to stand the test of time. Plus, you can choose from a wide selection of different tones if Hilary's color ideas would not work in your kitchen.
If you're looking for the best kettle to accompany your toaster, you can do far worse than follow the lead of Hilary's Hollywood counterpart, Reese Witherspoon.
Reese Witherspoon's Smeg kettle is yet another timeless appliance from the Italian powerhouse – boasting the same retro aesthetic as the toaster – and the same A-lister approval.
Smeg retro style toaster in cream – $199.95 on Amazon (opens in new tab)
Hilary Duff's toaster combines beautiful retro curves with contemporary day power – to create an efficient appliance that will struggle to go out of style. The appliance has two extra wide slots with self-centering racks for the perfect toast. It also comes with anti-slip feet, a removable stainless steel crumb tray, and 6 levels of browning, so you can find the one that works best for you.
Smeg KLF03CRUS 50s Retro Style Aesthetic Electric Kettle – $189.95 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The beautiful kettle is the star of Reese Witherspoon's tea bar, and its appeal is clear. Designed to produce reliable results while bringing aesthetic charm to the space, this kettle is a firm favorite.
Megan is the News and Trends Editor at Homes & Gardens. She first joined Future Plc as a News Writer across their interiors titles, including Livingetc and Real Homes. As the News Editor, she often focuses on emerging microtrends, sleep and wellbeing stories, and celebrity-focused pieces. Before joining Future, Megan worked as a News Explainer at The Telegraph, following her MA in International Journalism at the University of Leeds. During her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, she gained writing experience in the US while studying in New York. Megan also focused on travel writing during her time living in Paris, where she produced content for a French travel site. She currently lives in London with her antique typewriter and an expansive collection of houseplants.
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