Popover Pans

Published September 1, 2014.

With more popover pans available on the market, we wanted to see how our old favorite stacked up against the competition.

Popover Pans

Baguette Couches

Published September 1, 2014.

A baker's couche keeps bread dough’s shape intact and its surface uniformly dry as it proofs and rises. We put three mail-order couches to the test, as well as one common substitute.

Baguette Couches

13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes

Published January 1, 2014.

Could it possibly make much difference which metal 13 by 9-inch pan you use? Several dozen rounds of baking later, the answer was an unequivocal yes.

13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes

Innovative Biscuit Cutter

Published January 1, 2014.

This biscuit cutter promises to cut biscuit dough more efficiently. Does it make the cut?

Innovative Biscuit Cutter

Folding Proofer

Published November 1, 2013.

If your kitchen lacks a warm spot for proofing dough, this product offers a decent solution.

Folding Proofer

Round Cake Pans

Published October 1, 2013.

Does the color of the pan you use affect the color of your cake? Yes, and it affects more than mere looks.

Round Cake Pans

Innovative Pie Weight

Published September 1, 2013.

Blind-baking may no longer require you to handle blindingly hot pie weights.

Innovative Pie Weight

Hot Dog Bun Pan

Published July 1, 2013.

New England-style split-top hot dog buns can be hard to find outside the region, but now you can make them at home.

Hot Dog Bun Pan

Pie Drip Catchers

Published May 1, 2013.

Pie baking cleanup has never been easier.

Pie Drip Catchers

Baking Steel

Published May 1, 2013.

When it comes to baking pizza, can a baking steel outperform the tried and true baking stone?

Baking Steel

Brioche Pans

Published March 1, 2013.

We tested four large brioche pans, 8 to 8½ inches in diameter, rating them on handling and release, browning, crumb structure, and the shape of the finished loaves.

Brioche Pans

Cookie Sheets

Published February 1, 2013.

Think your choice in cookie sheets doesn’t matter? Think again. Most of the ones we tested ruined our cookies.

Cookie Sheets

Rolling Pins

Published August 1, 2012.

Tapered or straight, with handles or without, made from silicone, metal, or wood—what works best when you’re ready to roll?

Rolling Pins

Pie Servers

Published August 1, 2012.

Why trust your beautiful baked pie to an unworthy serving tool?

Pie Servers

Measuring Spoons

Published April 1, 2012.

Eight sets, 41 spoons, many runs in the dishwasher, and umpteen jars of herbs: We took the measure of measuring spoons, demanding accuracy, comfort, and sturdiness. 

Measuring Spoons

Pie Lattice Tools

Published March 1, 2012.

Do you really need a fancy gadget to do something you can accomplish with a simple ruler and a pizza wheel?

Pie Lattice Tools

Bake-and-Give Loaf Pans

Published December 1, 2011.

Could a loaf pan you give away really be any good?

Bake-and-Give Loaf Pans

Cast-Iron Pizza Pan

Published November 1, 2011.

Since it absorbs and maintains heat so well, cast iron would seem like the ideal material for creating good pizza crust, which requires searingly hot temperatures.

Cast-Iron Pizza Pan

Mini Bundt Pans

Published November 1, 2011.

Manufacturers have shrunk the Bundt. Do any perform as well as their full-sized counterparts?

Mini Bundt Pans

Springform Pans

Published July 1, 2011.

Our favorite springform pan from features handles that make it easy to remove from a water bath and a tempered glass bottom that lets us track browning. Could we find one that was even better?

Springform Pans

Cake Lifters

Published June 1, 2011.

Handling cakes can be tricky. Can one of these cake lifters make it easier?

Cake Lifters

Pullman Loaf Pans

Published March 1, 2011.

Another unnecessary gadget, or a new kitchen staple?

Pullman Loaf Pans

Muffin Tins

Published February 1, 2011.

Does a hefty price tag guarantee million-dollar muffins (and cupcakes)?

Muffin Tins

Pizza Screens

Published January 1, 2011.

When we heard raves about the thin, perforated metal disks called pizza screens, we wondered if using them would make our pizza-making easier.

Pizza Screens

Cake Strips

Published January 1, 2011.

We tested four brands of cake strips to see which baked the most even, moist cakes.

Cake Strips
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