160 Kitchen-Tested Products

Multicookers
Multicookers
After cooking more than 68 pounds of meat and 26 pounds of beans over two months…
Published: August 2020
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Small Rimmed Baking Sheets (Quarter- and Eighth-Sheet Pans)
Small Rimmed Baking Sheets (Quarter- and Eighth-Sheet Pans)
These petite versions of a kitchen essential are the perfect sizes for smaller t…
Published: January 2019
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Fat Separators
Fat Separators
Fat separators allow you to easily skim fat off liquids for gravy or soup. Which…
Published: November 2016
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Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
If you’re planning to plunge into sous vide cooking, we’ve got the best tool for…
Published: June 2021
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The Best Baking Stones and Steels
The Best Baking Stones and Steels
For professional-level pizza at home, you need a baking stone—or steel. There ar…
Published: April 2021
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Nonstick Rimmed Baking Sheets
Nonstick Rimmed Baking Sheets
These pans are easy to cook and bake with and even easier to clean. We tested si…
Published: February 2021
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Cake Testers
Cake Testers
Restaurant cooks swear by cake testers. But are they useful for home cooks?
Published: June 2020
Food Processors
Food Processors
Our longtime favorite is powerful and easy to use, but is it still the best choi…
Published: June 2020
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Meat Pounders
Meat Pounders
For flattening chicken and pork cutlets, we want a tool that combines force and …
Published: April 2020
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Remote-Probe Thermometers
Remote-Probe Thermometers
Babysitting food can be a real slog; remote-probe thermometers untether you from…
Published: February 2020
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Coffee Makers Less Than $150
Coffee Makers Less Than $150
We brewed hundreds of cups of coffee to find out.
Published: October 2019
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Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-resistant gloves promise to protect your hands against injuries. Do they act…
Published: August 2019
Best Pepper Mills
Best Pepper Mills
We were looking for a mill that was easy to fill with peppercorns, had well-mark…
Published: August 2019
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Induction Burners
Induction Burners
An extra burner may be useful during the holidays, but can it do enough to justi…
Published: August 2019
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Best Toaster Ovens
Best Toaster Ovens
We baked 10 batches of cookies, broiled 100 asparagus spears, roasted 10 chicken…
Published: August 2019
Best Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Best Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-safe spatulas are gentler on your cookware than metal versions. But are…
Published: June 2019
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Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Large-volume liquid measuring cups are handy for bigger jobs. Which ones are bes…
Published: June 2019
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Hawthorne Strainers
Hawthorne Strainers
A strainer is an essential part of your cocktail kit. Which model is the finest?
Published: June 2019
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Ninja Foodi
Ninja Foodi
Is a multicooker–air fryer hybrid that also steams, bakes, and broils a dream ap…
Published: June 2019
Cookware Sets
Cookware Sets
Our advice has always been to skip sets and just buy the pans you need. But new …
Published: June 2019
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The Best Stovetop Griddles
The Best Stovetop Griddles
Making brunch is a cinch with a stovetop griddle. Which model is best?
Published: July 2019
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Honing Rods
Honing Rods
It's supposed to keep your knife sharp, but does it work?
Published: July 2019
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Muddlers
Muddlers
Want to make the best mojito? You need a good muddler.
Published: July 2019
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The Best Stockpots
The Best Stockpots
Which stockpot is best? To find out, we boiled, stirred, and sautéed in every po…
Published: May 2019
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Small Stand Mixers
Small Stand Mixers
Can smaller, lighter stand mixers pull their weight in the kitchen?
Published: May 2019
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Kitchen Sponges
Kitchen Sponges
Doing dishes is a dirty job. Is there a kitchen sponge that makes it easier? 
Published: May 2019
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Jiggers
Jiggers
To find the best tool for measuring spirits for cocktails, we had to rejigger ou…
Published: May 2019
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Best Heavy-Duty Cutting Boards
Best Heavy-Duty Cutting Boards
A good wood or bamboo cutting board can serve you well for years to come. Which …
Published: April 2019
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Pot Holders
Pot Holders
Don't get burned by bad pot holders. We tested nine sets to find two models that…
Published: April 2019
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12-Inch Stainless-Steel Skillets
12-Inch Stainless-Steel Skillets
Our longtime favorite 12-inch pan by All-Clad faces new competition. Is it still…
Published: January 2019
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Bento-Style Lunchboxes
Bento-Style Lunchboxes
These Japanese-inspired containers make it easy to pack a variety of foods into …
Published: January 2019
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Flexible Boning Knives
Flexible Boning Knives
A good boning knife can save you money at the meat counter. Which is best?
Published: September 2018
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Large Dutch Ovens
Large Dutch Ovens
Dutch ovens do it all. But which pot makes “it all” easiest?
Published: September 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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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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The Best Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
The Best 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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