A Curated Collection of Equipment

ATK-Approved Gifts for Mother's Day
ATK-Approved Gifts for Mother's Day
Every Mother’s Day I try to think of a creative kitchen-themed gift for my mom w…
Published: May 2021
The Best Knives in My Kitchen
The Best Knives in My Kitchen
Every home kitchen needs a good set of knives for safe and efficient cooking—but…
Published: April 2021
The Great World of Grains
The Great World of Grains
When picking a side dish to cook at home, I often reach for the same thing—rice.…
Published: April 2021
Kitchen Cleaning Basics
Kitchen Cleaning Basics
I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve been constantly cleaning our home f…
Published: April 2021
Why We Love Rimmed Baking Sheets
Why We Love Rimmed Baking Sheets
I use a handful of reliable pots and pans frequently, but the one I reach for th…
Published: March 2021
Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Preserves
Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Preserves
As winter comes to a close and spring takes hold, the fresh fruits and vegetable…
Published: March 2021
Celebrate the Luck of the Irish With Our Favorite Green Tools
Celebrate the Luck of the Irish With Our Favorite Green Tools
You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, and this year it fe…
Published: March 2021
Celebrate Pi Day with Perfect Pies
Celebrate Pi Day with Perfect Pies
In the test kitchen, we like to think of Pi Day (March 14th) as Pie Day. (Though…
Published: March 2021
Do You Need a Multicooker?
Do You Need a Multicooker?
We spent over two months testing 13 multicookers by cooking more than 68 pounds …
Published: March 2021
For the Love of Cheese
For the Love of Cheese
Is there a more beloved food than cheese? Just say the word “cheese” out loud, a…
Published: February 2021
Make the Most of Your Toaster Oven
Make the Most of Your Toaster Oven
Toaster ovens have traditionally been used for toast, tuna melts, and other easy…
Published: February 2021
Bake Impressive Desserts This Valentine’s Day
Bake Impressive Desserts This Valentine’s Day
I often show love for my friends and family through baking, making cakes on thei…
Published: February 2021
The Snacker Bowl
The Snacker Bowl
Super Bowl Sunday is a big deal in our house. My wife loves the game. I love the…
Published: February 2021
Step Up Your Pasta Game
Step Up Your Pasta Game
This week is all about one of my favorite foods—pasta! Pasta is one of those foo…
Published: January 2021
A Round-up of Our Favorite Skillets
A Round-up of Our Favorite Skillets
Skillets are a staple in any kitchen. From cast-iron and carbon-steel skillets t…
Published: January 2021
Essential Equipment for Cooking Comfort Food
Essential Equipment for Cooking Comfort Food
On cold winter days I like to make (and eat) comfort food—satisfying soups, stew…
Published: January 2021
Give Your Kitchen An Eco-Friendly Makeover
Give Your Kitchen An Eco-Friendly Makeover
I’ve been working to make my home kitchen into a more eco-friendly space over th…
Published: January 2021
Our Editors’ Favorite Reviews from 2020
Our Editors’ Favorite Reviews from 2020
What is the best large plastic cutting board? Are braisers and robot mops worth …
Published: December 2020
Enjoy a Leisurely Holiday Breakfast
Enjoy a Leisurely Holiday Breakfast
What’s your favorite holiday tradition? One of mine is a leisurely breakfast wit…
Published: December 2020
Lisa’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
Lisa’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
As an executive editor of our Reviews team and an America’s Test Kitchen cast me…
Published: December 2020
Our Top 15 Kitchen Tools Under $15
Our Top 15 Kitchen Tools Under $15
We’ve put together a list of 15 of our favorite tools—all of which cost less tha…
Published: December 2020
Plant-Powered Eating for Everyone
Plant-Powered Eating for Everyone
I had a misguided view of plant-based eating for years. If you’re also wondering…
Published: December 2020
Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Leftovers
Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Leftovers
I love sitting down to a big Thanksgiving meal—but I might like the leftovers th…
Published: November 2020
My Favorite Holiday Bakeware
My Favorite Holiday Bakeware
Pie is my absolute favorite dessert, so it’s no surprise that Thanksgiving Day a…
Published: November 2020
Must-Haves for a Small Thanksgiving
Must-Haves for a Small Thanksgiving
At Thanksgiving, I usually roast a turkey large enough to feed 20 people. This y…
Published: November 2020
It's Soup and Stew Season
It's Soup and Stew Season
While you can make many soups using common kitchen tools, high-quality equipment…
Published: November 2020
Bread Baking Essentials
Bread Baking Essentials
Making bread at home can be intimidating. I tried my hand at bread making for th…
Published: October 2020
Cozy Up with Tea and Cookies
Cozy Up with Tea and Cookies
If you’ve been reading this newsletter for a while, you know that I’m a big fan …
Published: October 2020
Prime Day Shopping Guide
Prime Day Shopping Guide
My teammates and I are seasoned pros when it comes to navigating this two-day ev…
Published: October 2020
Everything You Need for An Epic Night In
Everything You Need for An Epic Night In
Over the past few months, I’ve become somewhat of an expert in planning quiet ni…
Published: October 2020
Our Favorite Budget-Friendly Appliances
Our Favorite Budget-Friendly Appliances
I love everything about cooking—the fresh ingredients; the time spent in the kit…
Published: September 2020
Craft Perfect Cocktails at Home
Craft Perfect Cocktails at Home
With many restaurants and bars closed or offering limited services, it’s probabl…
Published: September 2020
Spice Up Your Fall
Spice Up Your Fall
Spices were mostly an afterthought in my cooking until I began working at Americ…
Published: September 2020
25 of Our Favorite Tools When Cooking for One
25 of Our Favorite Tools When Cooking for One
I usually cook for two people, but if my wife is studying at the library or spen…
Published: September 2020
Coffee, Coffee, Coffee
Coffee, Coffee, Coffee
I’m partial to traditional drip coffee myself. Each morning, I use the test kitc…
Published: September 2020
Kitchen Basics for Busy Weeknights
Kitchen Basics for Busy Weeknights
No matter what school will look like in each of our houses this fall, getting di…
Published: August 2020