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Portable Blenders
Portable Blenders
Made-to-order margaritas at the beach? A smoothie for one after the gym? We’re a…
Published: June 2019
10-Inch Chef's Knife
10-Inch Chef's Knife
Our favorite chef’s knife features an 8-inch blade. Can a knife with a larger bl…
Published: February 2019
6-Inch Chef’s Knife
6-Inch Chef’s Knife
This mini version of our favorite chef’s knife rated highly with our kid testers…
Published: February 2019
Induction Burners
Induction Burners
An extra burner may be useful during the holidays, but can it do enough to justi…
Published: August 2019
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Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-resistant gloves promise to protect your hands against injuries. Do they act…
Published: August 2019
Portable Smoke Infusers
Portable Smoke Infusers
Portable smoke infusers promise smoky goodness fast. Are any worth buying?
Published: August 2019
Toaster Ovens
Toaster Ovens
We baked 10 batches of cookies, broiled 100 asparagus spears, roasted 10 chicken…
Published: August 2019
Pepper Mills
Pepper Mills
We were looking for a mill that was easy to fill with peppercorns, had well-mark…
Published: August 2019
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Cookware Sets
Cookware Sets
Our advice has always been to skip sets and just buy the pans you need. But new …
Published: June 2019
Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-safe spatulas are gentler on your cookware than metal versions. But are…
Published: June 2019
Hawthorne Strainers
Hawthorne Strainers
A strainer is an essential part of your cocktail kit. Which model is the finest?
Published: June 2019
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
A petite version of this kitchen essential is the perfect size for smaller tasks…
Published: January 2019
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Small Wire Rack
Small Wire Rack
It’s sturdy, tiny, and the perfect match for our favorite small rimmed baking sh…
Published: February 2019
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Small Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Does this plastic cover do a better job than plastic wrap or aluminum foil at ke…
Published: June 2019
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Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Large-volume liquid measuring cups are handy for bigger jobs. Which ones are bes…
Published: June 2019
Ninja Foodi
Ninja Foodi
Is a multicooker–air fryer hybrid that also steams, bakes, and broils a dream ap…
Published: June 2019
Muddlers
Muddlers
Want to make the best mojito? You need a good muddler.
Published: April 2019
Honing Rods
Honing Rods
It's supposed to keep your knife sharp, but does it work?
Published: April 2019
Finex Cast Iron Skillet
Finex Cast Iron Skillet
The handsome Finex skillet promises versatility, good release, and a stay-cool h…
Published: July 2019
Handheld Vacuum Sealers
Handheld Vacuum Sealers
The models we tested all worked, but only one was both comfortable to use and ke…
Published: April 2019
Stovetop Griddles
Stovetop Griddles
Making brunch is a cinch with a stovetop griddle. Which model is best?
Published: April 2019
Small Stand Mixers
Small Stand Mixers
Can smaller, lighter stand mixers pull their weight in the kitchen?
Published: May 2019
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Kitchen Sponges
Kitchen Sponges
Doing dishes is a dirty job. Is there a kitchen sponge that makes it easier?
Published: April 2019
Stockpots
Stockpots
To find out, we boiled, stirred, and sautéed in every pot, ending up with gallon…
Published: April 2019
Jiggers
Jiggers
To find the best tool for measuring spirits for cocktails, we had to rejigger ou…
Published: April 2019
Electric Egg Cookers
Electric Egg Cookers
Electric egg cookers offer speed and convenience, but are any worth buying? 
Published: April 2019
Perfect Drink Smart Cocktail Maker
Perfect Drink Smart Cocktail Maker
This smart kitchen scale promises to help you mix drinks like a pro. Does it del…
Published: March 2019
ChefSteps Joule Big Clamp
ChefSteps Joule Big Clamp
You can use the sous vide cooking method in almost any container in your kitchen…
Published: April 2019
Manual Food Processors
Manual Food Processors
Is a manual food processor a good alternative to an electric one? 
Published: April 2019
Sous Vide Lids
Sous Vide Lids
You can use the sous vide cooking method in almost any container in your kitchen…
Published: March 2019
Bottle Brushes
Bottle Brushes
Scrub your bottles and carafes—and even your salad spinner—to a whole new level …
Published: January 2019
Baby Food Makers
Baby Food Makers
Do these specialty appliances make cooking purees from scratch any easier than a…
Published: January 2019
Tube Pans
Tube Pans
A tube pan may not seem like essential baking equipment—until you try making ang…
Published: January 2019
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Burr Grinders
Burr Grinders
Coffee aficionados have long debated the best brewing method, but is the secret …
Published: January 2019
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Indoor Gardens
Indoor Gardens
Countertop garden systems promise to make it easy to grow fresh herbs. Do they d…
Published: September 2018
Bento-Style Lunchboxes
Bento-Style Lunchboxes
These Japanese-inspired containers make it easy to pack a variety of foods into …
Published: January 2019
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