Browse Latest Equipment Reviews

Collapsible Steamer Baskets
Collapsible Steamer Baskets
A bad steamer basket can be a hot mess. Could we find a good one?
Buy the Winner
Chef's Knives for Kids
Chef's Knives for Kids
When kids help in the kitchen, they need real tools—not toys. Which knives are s…
Buy the Winner
Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
We've recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there's new competitio…
Buy the Winner
9-Inch Tongs
9-Inch Tongs
We typically reach for 12-inch tongs to protect our hands from heat and messes, …
Buy the Winner
Pastry Brushes
Pastry Brushes
Finding the best pastry brush is a delicate business.
Buy the Winner
Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Cold-brewed coffee in 25 minutes instead of the standard 12 to 24 hours: the rea…
Glass Food Storage Containers
Glass Food Storage Containers
Sturdy, stain-proof, and microwavable, glass can be a good choice for food stora…
Buy the Winner
Kitchen Shears
Kitchen Shears
A pair of scissors can be a sheer pleasure to use in the kitchen—if you get the …
Buy the Winner
Plastic Food Storage Containers
Plastic Food Storage Containers
Could we find a well-made, easy-to-use container that wouldn't warp, stain, leak…
Buy the Winner
Under-Appliance Dusters
Under-Appliance Dusters
The spaces under your kitchen appliances can harbor all sorts of errant food and…
Buy the Winner
Behmor Connected 8-Cup Brew System
Behmor Connected 8-Cup Brew System
Does it matter if your coffee maker is smart?
Buy the Winner
Parchment Paper
Parchment Paper
Parchment paper is simple. Why are so many products hard to use?
Buy the Winner
Silicone Baking Mats
Silicone Baking Mats
For cookies and tuiles, silicone baking mats are as good as parchment—and someti…
Buy the Winner
Cast-Iron Skillet Handle Covers
Cast-Iron Skillet Handle Covers
When your cast-iron skillet is too hot to handle, can these covers help you out?
Buy the Winner
Ginger Graters
Ginger Graters
Which grater is greatest? We find one that's fast, efficient, and easy to clean.
Buy the Winner
Flexible Cutting Mats
Flexible Cutting Mats
Thin, lightweight plastic mats are easier to lift, wash, and store than conventi…
Buy the Winner
Small Cutting Boards
Small Cutting Boards
Compact cutting boards can be easier to handle and clean than their larger count…
Buy the Winner
Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine can be intimidating. Your corkscrew shouldn’t make it more so.
Buy the Winner
Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Whether you’ve been handling raw chicken or buttery dough, there’s an easy way t…
Buy the Winner
High-End Blenders
High-End Blenders
We investigate the new crop of pricey blenders to see what you get—and whether i…
Buy the Winner
Cookie Presses
Cookie Presses
Could we find a cookie press that consistently produced beautiful cookies?
Buy the Winner
Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
Sous vide machines are cheaper, sleeker, and smarter than ever before. Can we fi…
Buy the Winner
Santoku Knives
Santoku Knives
With its petite build and curved tip, this friendly-looking Japanese blade is gi…
Buy the Winner
Tea Infusers
Tea Infusers
A good-quality infuser can mean the difference between a full-bodied brew and a …
Buy the Winner
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…
Buy the Winner
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…
Buy the Winner
Stovetop Kettles
Stovetop Kettles
Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and kettle bubble.
Buy the Winner
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…
Buy the Winner
Cheese Planes
Cheese Planes
Sometimes a knife just doesn’t cut it.
Buy the Winner
Baking Peels
Baking Peels
Are flashy, innovative peels better than basic models?
Buy the Winner
Large Saucepans
Large Saucepans
Most of us use a large saucepan daily, so it’s important to own one that perform…
Buy the Winner
Midpriced Blenders
Midpriced Blenders
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
Buy the Winner
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?
Buy the Winner