If you want the pro-level features of a high-end microwave/convection combo with a friendly pricetag, consider the Advantium oven from GE. It boasts the ability to prepare food 8 times faster than a traditional oven—the 240-volt model can roast a 5-pound chicken in 33 minutes—and there's no need to pre-heat. It's similar to pro-grade speed-cook appliances like the Turbochef, but it's smaller, less expensive and a little less efficient. GE.com
, about $2,500 for the 240-volt wall-oven model or $1,300 for an over-counter version.