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Kitchen Sponges
Published: May 2019
Kitchen Sponges
Doing dishes is a dirty job. Is there a kitchen sponge that makes it easier? 
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Small Stand Mixers
Published: May 2019
Small Stand Mixers
Can smaller, lighter stand mixers pull their weight in the kitchen?
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Stockpots
Published: May 2019
Stockpots
To find out, we boiled, stirred, and sautéed in every pot, ending up with gallon…
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Jiggers
Published: May 2019
Jiggers
To find the best tool for measuring spirits for cocktails, we had to rejigger ou…
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Electric Egg Cookers
Published: April 2019
Electric Egg Cookers
Electric egg cookers offer speed and convenience, but are any worth buying? 
Heavy-Duty Cutting Boards
Published: April 2019
Heavy-Duty Cutting Boards
A good wood or bamboo cutting board can serve you well for years to come. Which …
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Perfect Drink Smart Cocktail Maker
Published: April 2019
Perfect Drink Smart Cocktail Maker
This smart kitchen scale promises to help you mix drinks like a pro. Does it del…
Sous Vide Lids
Published: April 2019
Sous Vide Lids
You can use the sous vide cooking method in almost any container in your kitchen…
ChefSteps Joule Big Clamp
Published: April 2019
ChefSteps Joule Big Clamp
You can use the sous vide cooking method in almost any container in your kitchen…
Manual Food Processors
Published: April 2019
Manual Food Processors
Is a manual food processor a good alternative to an electric one? 
Potholders
Published: April 2019
Potholders
Don't get burned by bad potholders. We tested nine sets to find two models that …
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Baby Food Makers
Published: January 2019
Baby Food Makers
Do these specialty appliances make cooking purees from scratch any easier than a…
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12-Inch Stainless-Steel Skillets
Published: January 2019
12-Inch Stainless-Steel Skillets
Our longtime favorite 12-inch pan by All-Clad faces new competition. Is it still…
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Tube Pans
Published: January 2019
Tube Pans
A tube pan may not seem like essential baking equipment—until you try making ang…
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Bottle Brushes
Published: January 2019
Bottle Brushes
Scrub your bottles and carafes—and even your salad spinner—to a whole new level …
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Burr Grinders
Published: January 2019
Burr Grinders
Coffee aficionados have long debated the best brewing method, but is the secret …
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Indoor Gardens
Published: January 2019
Indoor Gardens
Countertop garden systems promise to make it easy to grow fresh herbs. Do they d…
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Bento-Style Lunchboxes
Published: January 2019
Bento-Style Lunchboxes
These Japanese-inspired containers make it easy to pack a variety of foods into …
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Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Published: January 2019
Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
No kitchen should be without a rimmed baking sheet and a matching wire rack. Is …
Glass Water Bottles
Published: November 2018
Glass Water Bottles
Glass water bottles have a fervent following, so we put them to the test. Were a…
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Metal Spatulas
Published: November 2018
Metal Spatulas
This essential tool can be a cook's best friend—but only if you choose the right…
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Silicone Brushes
Published: November 2018
Silicone Brushes
Silicone brushes can baste, glaze, and then clean up in the dishwasher. Which is…
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The June Intelligent Oven
Published: September 2018
The June Intelligent Oven
A countertop oven with artificial intelligence that “recognizes” and automatical…
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Salad Spinners
Published: November 2018
Salad Spinners
Which salad spinner model can wash and dry your greens without wearing you out?
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Fruit/Vegetable Peelers for Kids
Published: November 2018
Fruit/Vegetable Peelers for Kids
Which peeler is effective, safe, and comfortable for young cooks?
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Funnels
Published: September 2018
Funnels
One simple tool can prevent so many messes.
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Oven Mitts for Kids
Published: September 2018
Oven Mitts for Kids
Cooking is all fun and games—until someone gets burnt.
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Indoor Pizza Ovens
Published: September 2018
Indoor Pizza Ovens
Is a specialty appliance the secret to making great pizza at home?
Flexible Boning Knives
Published: September 2018
Flexible Boning Knives
A good boning knife can save you money at the meat counter. Which is best?
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Hestan Cue Smart Cooking System
Published: September 2018
Hestan Cue Smart Cooking System
This intelligent cooking set includes an induction burner that wirelessly commun…
Large Dutch Ovens
Published: September 2018
Large Dutch Ovens
Dutch ovens do it all. But which pot makes “it all” easiest?
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9-Inch Tongs
Published: July 2018
9-Inch Tongs
We typically reach for 12-inch tongs to protect our hands from heat and messes, …
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Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
Published: July 2018
Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
We've recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there's new competitio…
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Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Published: July 2018
Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Cold-brewed coffee in 25 minutes instead of the standard 12 to 24 hours: the rea…
Collapsible Steamer Baskets
Published: July 2018
Collapsible Steamer Baskets
A bad steamer basket can be a hot mess. Could we find a good one?
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Pastry Brushes
Published: July 2018
Pastry Brushes
Finding the best pastry brush is a delicate business.
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