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Published December 1, 2013.
From Beer Savers to Avocado Keepers, we put six new food storage gadgets to the test.
Published November 1, 2013.
Flexible, silicone food covers help reduce the need for plastic wrap in both food storage and microwaving applications.
Published September 1, 2013.
These devices promise to keep herbs fresh longer. Do they deliver?
Published August 1, 2013.
A good apron is a kitchen essential. We put seven no-nonsense, utilitarian cooks’ aprons to the test.
Published July 1, 2013.
We got grilling with six different sets to find the best of the bunch.
Published May 1, 2013.
Scrub brushes are essential for cleaning heavily soiled cookware, so which brush reigns supreme?
No freezer is complete without a good ice tray. We tested some new designs that bring this kitchen must-have into the 21st century.
Published April 1, 2013.
We tested cotton and linen kitchen twine as well as two brands of silicone food ties.
Published January 1, 2013.
Can these specialized products keep your cheese fresher longer?
Published November 1, 2012.
PaperChef Culinary Parchment Cooking Bags take a traditional French cooking method and make it accessible and easy enough for a speedy weeknight dinner.
Published July 1, 2012.
For straining stocks or sauces, we reach for a bowl-shaped fine-mesh strainer, but would a chinois, a traditional conical French sieve with ultra–finely woven mesh, give smoother results?
Published June 1, 2012.
Do you need a bunch of different shapes and styles crowding your kitchen, or can one perfect whisk do it all?
Published May 1, 2012.
Caked-on sauce and gummy dough were no match for this eco-friendly sponge.
Published February 1, 2012.
We wanted our jar to keep cookies fresh, intact, and easy to grab.
Published January 1, 2012.
Could this little gadget clean cast iron better than oil and salt?
For cutting through grease, grime, and food splatters on counters, stoves, and cabinets, which household cleaning spray is best?
For your most delicate glassware, even handwashing in the sink may be too risky.
Published December 1, 2011.
Obviously, they should prevent burns, but the best mitts should also be comfortable, dextrous, and durable.
Published November 1, 2011.
When you run out of space in your drawers, a magnetic knife strip offers an elegant solution—if you buy the right one.
Published September 1, 2011.
We thought we’d picked a winner—until our favorite board warped after just a few years. This time we upped the ante: three months of test kitchen boot camp.
Published January 1, 2011.
Revamping the traditional design, this "salt pig" has a closeable lid to keep out dirt and moisture.
Published December 1, 2010.
Take your cake on the road and a frosting-smeared trunk (or lap) is guaranteed. Safe, secure transport is what cake carriers are all about.
Published November 1, 2010.
To find a pair that braved the elements, we had testers with a range of hand sizes don five pairs and put them through a series of extreme cleaning trials.
There’s nothing like relaxing while someone else works. And when the “someone else” is a robot, there’s not even any guilt attached.
Published July 1, 2010.
A new wave of “produce keepers” is cramming supermarket shelves, promising to extend the life of fresh produce. But can any deliver on this promise?