A Curated Collection of Equipment

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
These 10 Products Are Still the Best on the Market
These 10 Products Are Still the Best on the Market
Our team has been testing kitchen equipment for more than 25 years, and we’ve de…
Published: August 2020
Make the Most of Fresh Corn Season
Make the Most of Fresh Corn Season
While growing up in New Jersey, I was exposed to some of the best food the North…
Published: August 2020
Refreshing Drinks for Warm Summer Days
Refreshing Drinks for Warm Summer Days
How can you stay cool during the remaining warm weeks of summer? One way I beat …
Published: August 2020
Celebrate Summer With Cake
Celebrate Summer With Cake
Whether it’s a quick and simple recipe, such as Easy Pound Cake (I like to serve…
Published: July 2020
What's In Your Utensil Crock?
What's In Your Utensil Crock?
Almost every kitchen I’ve stepped into has had a large utensil crock sitting on …
Published: July 2020
Summertime Mediterranean Meals
Summertime Mediterranean Meals
I’ve gathered some pieces of equipment (and one key ingredient) worth investing …
Published: July 2020
Knives: The Most Important Tools in Your Kitchen
Knives: The Most Important Tools in Your Kitchen
Today I’m sharing some of my favorite knives. Our winning paring knife is a smal…
Published: July 2020
Our Favorite Cookware for Simple Recipes
Our Favorite Cookware for Simple Recipes
I’m always looking for recipes that are simple to make but taste like they took …
Published: July 2020
Grilling Gear 101
Grilling Gear 101
Not only does grilling impart smoky flavors to foods, but it also lets us cook o…
Published: July 2020