106 Kitchen-Tested Products

Portable Smoke Infusers
Portable Smoke Infusers
Portable smoke infusers promise smoky goodness fast. Are any worth buying?
Published: August 2019
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Silicone Brushes
Silicone Brushes
Silicone brushes can baste, glaze, and then clean up in the dishwasher. Which is…
Published: November 2018
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9-Inch Tongs
9-Inch Tongs
We typically reach for 12-inch tongs to protect our hands from heat and messes, …
Published: July 2018
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Pastry Brushes
Pastry Brushes
Finding the best pastry brush is a delicate business.
Published: July 2018
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Glass Food Storage Containers
Glass Food Storage Containers
Sturdy, stain-proof, and microwavable, glass can be a good choice for food stora…
Published: May 2018
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Plastic Food Storage Containers
Plastic Food Storage Containers
Could we find a well-made, easy-to-use container that wouldn't warp, stain, leak…
Published: May 2018
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Flexible Cutting Mats
Flexible Cutting Mats
Thin, lightweight plastic mats are easier to lift, wash, and store than conventi…
Published: January 2018
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Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine can be intimidating. Your corkscrew shouldn’t make it more so.
Published: January 2018
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Small Cutting Boards
Small Cutting Boards
Compact cutting boards can be easier to handle and clean than their larger count…
Published: January 2018
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Santoku Knives
Santoku Knives
With its petite build and curved tip, this friendly-looking Japanese blade is gi…
Published: September 2017
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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…
Published: September 2017
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Plastic-Wrap Dispensers
Plastic-Wrap Dispensers
Are special dispensers for plastic wrap really worth buying? We found one that d…
Published: September 2017
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Cheese Planes
Cheese Planes
Sometimes a knife just doesn’t cut it.
Published: July 2017
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Wine Coolers
Wine Coolers
Warm white wine? No thanks. These gadgets help your wine stay cool.
Published: July 2017
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Fire Extinguishers
Fire Extinguishers
When you have only seconds to put out a kitchen fire, you want an extinguisher t…
Published: May 2017
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Reusable Storage Bags
Reusable Storage Bags
What’s the scoop on reusable storage bags?
Published: May 2017
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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…
Published: May 2017
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Slow Cookers
Slow Cookers
Can machines designed for the same simple purpose—cooking food slowly enough th…
Published: January 2017
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Large Portion Scoops
Large Portion Scoops
This restaurant-kitchen tool can make you a faster, more efficient home cook.
Published: January 2017
Citrus Zesters/Channel Knives
Citrus Zesters/Channel Knives
These dual-use tools are supposed to make pretty garnishes from citrus peels. Bu…
Published: November 2016
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Glass Baking Dishes
Glass Baking Dishes
We tested five 3-quart glass baking dishes, using them to make sheet cake and la…
Published: November 2016
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Cocktail Shakers
Cocktail Shakers
We tested three Boston shakers and eight cobbler shakers with capacities ranging…
Published: November 2016
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Fat Separators
Fat Separators
We tested six 4-cup fat separators made of glass or plastic, ranging in price fr…
Published: November 2016
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Food Mills
Food Mills
We wanted to know which food mill was the most stable, efficient, and easy to us…
Published: July 2016
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Charcoal Fire Starters
Charcoal Fire Starters
Charcoal fire starters promise to light charcoal—even when wet. Do they work?
Published: May 2016
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Spider Skimmers
Spider Skimmers
A bad skimmer can turn even the most patient cook into a basket case.
Published: July 2016
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Lids for 12-inch Skillets
Lids for 12-inch Skillets
Lodge, now makes two dedicated lids, sold separately, that fit its 12-inch tradi…
Published: January 2016
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Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
We've recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there's new competitio…
Published: July 2018
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Pie Carriers
Pie Carriers
Traveling with a delicate pie can feel like tempting fate, but a good pie carrie…
Published: September 2015
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Oven Thermometers
Oven Thermometers
An oven thermometer is the only reliable way to know what’s happening inside you…
Published: November 2015
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Warming Trays
Warming Trays
Warming trays can be a godsend for serving and entertaining—but do they really k…
Published: January 2015
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Bowl Stabilizer
Bowl Stabilizer
Having trouble keeping your mixing bowl stable when mixing or whisking ingredien…
Published: January 2015
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Tea Machines
Tea Machines
Would brewing tea with a tea machine be more convenient than using a regular ele…
Published: January 2015
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Insulated Food Carriers
Insulated Food Carriers
Insulated carriers used to be for pizza delivery workers or caterers only, but w…
Published: November 2014
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Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-steel enthusiasts have long considered these knives sharper and more dura…
Published: November 2014
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Wine Savers
Wine Savers
We tested six tools on half-empty bottles of red and white wine, comparing and e…
Published: May 2014
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