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Santoku Knives
Santoku Knives
With its petite build and curved tip, this friendly-looking Japanese blade is gi…
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Tea Infusers
Tea Infusers
A good-quality infuser can mean the difference between a full-bodied brew and a …
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Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Our full-size roasting pan is perfect for big holiday meals. Could we find a sca…
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Microwave Egg Cookers
Microwave Egg Cookers
We hatched a plan to find the best microwave egg cooker. But first we had to lo…
Meat Cleavers
Meat Cleavers
Traditional meat cleavers are built like medieval weapons. Could we find one fit…
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Stovetop Kettles
Stovetop Kettles
Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and kettle bubble.
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Handheld Spiralizers
Handheld Spiralizers
Vegetable “noodles” aren’t going away, but tabletop spiralizers are bulky. Are s…
Plastic-Wrap Dispensers
Plastic-Wrap Dispensers
Are special dispensers for plastic wrap really worth buying? We found one that d…
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Cheese Planes
Cheese Planes
Sometimes a knife just doesn’t cut it.
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Baking Peels
Baking Peels
Are flashy, innovative peels better than basic models?
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Large Saucepans
Large Saucepans
Most of us use a large saucepan daily, so it’s important to own one that perform…
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Midpriced Blenders
Midpriced Blenders
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
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Watermelon Slicer and Server
Watermelon Slicer and Server
Many of our kitchen drawers are filled with gadgets that are adept at performing…
Grill Tongs
Grill Tongs
What qualities separate the best grill tongs from the pretenders?
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Ice Pop Molds
Ice Pop Molds
A simple design feature makes all the difference when it comes time to make—and …
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Wine Coolers
Wine Coolers
Warm white wine? No thanks. These gadgets help your wine stay cool.
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Fire Extinguishers
Fire Extinguishers
When you have only seconds to put out a kitchen fire, you want an extinguisher t…
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Refrigerator/Freezer Thermometers
Refrigerator/Freezer Thermometers
Food quality and safety can be affected if temperatures go outside of the safe z…
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Lid Holders
Lid Holders
Do you really need a lid holder? Turns out, you just might.
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Reusable Storage Bags
Reusable Storage Bags
What’s the scoop on reusable storage bags?
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Syrup/Honey Dispensers
Syrup/Honey Dispensers
What’s the best tool to control a sticky situation?
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Mini Slow Cookers
Mini Slow Cookers
They may look like novelty items, but these itty-bitty slow cookers are more ver…
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Silicone Spatulas
Silicone Spatulas
A spatula should feel like an extension of your arm, nimbly stirring, scraping, …
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Magnetic Knife Strips
Magnetic Knife Strips
No one wants to scrape their knuckles when they go to grab a knife.
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Manual Pasta Machines
Manual Pasta Machines
What separates a great pasta machine from one that’s just good?
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Fine-Mesh Strainers
Fine-Mesh Strainers
These handy tools are useless unless they live up to their names.
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Tart Pans
Tart Pans
For making crisp-looking tarts, pans with a sharper, fluted design have the edge…
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Citrus Zesters/Channel Knives
Citrus Zesters/Channel Knives
These dual-use tools are supposed to make pretty garnishes from citrus peels. Bu…
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Bundt Pans
Bundt Pans
Our testing proved that all Bundt pans are not created equal.
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Portion Scoops
Portion Scoops
This restaurant-kitchen tool can make you a faster, more efficient home cook.
Thermal Carafes
Thermal Carafes
Could we find a thermal carafe that excelled with both hot and cold liquids?
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Slow Cookers
Slow Cookers
Can machines designed for the same simple purpose—cooking food slowly enough th…
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Fat Separators
Fat Separators
We tested six 4-cup fat separators made of glass or plastic, ranging in price fr…
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Cooling Racks
Cooling Racks
We tested three wire cooling racks priced from $7.99 to $12.95, focusing on mode…
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Cocktail Shakers
Cocktail Shakers
We tested three Boston shakers and eight cobbler shakers with capacities ranging…
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Universal Knife Blocks
Universal Knife Blocks
We tested 10 universal knife blocks priced from $24.99 to $248.64, using them to…
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