Tools & Gadgets

185 Kitchen-Tested Products

Best Mandolines of 2021
Best Mandolines of 2021
A good, sharp mandoline can slice food beautifully. Which is the best—and safest…
Published: February 2021
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Electric Gooseneck Kettles
Electric Gooseneck Kettles
A quality gooseneck kettle is ideal for making pour-over coffee and other hot dr…
Published: February 2021
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Bag Drying Racks
Bag Drying Racks
These racks help you dry plastic and reusable bags, but which design works best?…
Published: July 2020
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Single-Serve Manual Coffee Makers
Single-Serve Manual Coffee Makers
Can these compact, manual devices deliver café-quality results at home? We gave …
Published: July 2020
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Cutting Board Stabilizers
Cutting Board Stabilizers
Even the best cutting boards slip sometimes. Can these tools help?
Published: August 2020
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Smart Mugs
Smart Mugs
Coffee can quickly turn tepid in a traditional mug. Could a smart mug that promi…
Published: August 2020
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Robot Mops
Robot Mops
Tending to kitchen floors is one of our least favorite kitchen chores; can a rob…
Published: October 2020
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Nonstick Whisks
Nonstick Whisks
We tested eight models to find the best silicone-coated whisk that whips food—no…
Published: October 2020
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Milk Frothers
Milk Frothers
Frothed milk is a must-have for cappuccinos and lattes. Which model can create t…
Published: October 2020
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Adjustable Measuring Cups
Adjustable Measuring Cups
A good adjustable measuring cup can be indispensable when measuring messy, semis…
Published: October 2020
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Mini Colanders
Mini Colanders
When cleaning a small amount of produce or draining canned beans, using the righ…
Published: August 2020
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Mini Whisks
Mini Whisks
For the smallest mixing and emulsifying tasks, call on the mini whisk.
Published: June 2020
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Reusable Straws
Reusable Straws
We tested stainless-steel, silicone, and bamboo straws to find the best one for …
Published: June 2020
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Smart Displays
Smart Displays
We tested smart displays by Google and Amazon to see how helpful they were in th…
Published: December 2019
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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Rotary Graters
Rotary Graters
Love Parmesan cheese but hate grating it? A rotary grater might be for you.
Published: April 2020
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Mortars and Pestles
Mortars and Pestles
To find the best mortar and pestle, we went back to the grind.
Published: February 2020
Portable Outdoor Pizza Ovens
Portable Outdoor Pizza Ovens
A portable pizza oven that heats up to 700-plus degrees and turns your backyard …
Published: February 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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Google Nest Protect Smoke Alarm
Google Nest Protect Smoke Alarm
Want to sear your steak in peace? The Nest Protect has your back.
Published: February 2020
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Car Camping Stoves
Car Camping Stoves
Wilderness cooking doesn’t have to be all instant noodles and oatmeal from a pac…
Published: February 2020
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The Best Plastic Food Storage Containers for Every Need
The Best Plastic Food Storage Containers for Every Need
We bought several sizes of our favorite plastic container to see which are most …
Published: July 2019
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The Best Glass Storage Containers for Every Need
The Best Glass Storage Containers for Every Need
We found the right sizes for everything from a serving of salad dressing to a bi…
Published: July 2019
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Portable Blenders
Portable Blenders
Made-to-order margaritas at the beach? A smoothie for one after the gym? We’re a…
Published: June 2019
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Portable Smoke Infusers
Portable Smoke Infusers
Portable smoke infusers promise smoky goodness fast. Are any worth buying?
Published: August 2019
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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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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
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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Jiggers
Jiggers
To find the best tool for measuring spirits for cocktails, we had to rejigger ou…
Published: May 2019
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Electric Egg Cookers
Electric Egg Cookers
Electric egg cookers offer speed and convenience, but are any worth buying? 
Published: April 2019
Perfect Drink Smart Cocktail Maker
Perfect Drink Smart Cocktail Maker
This smart kitchen scale promises to help you mix drinks like a pro. Does it del…
Published: April 2019
Manual Food Processors
Manual Food Processors
Is a manual food processor a good alternative to an electric one? 
Published: April 2019
ChefSteps Joule Big Clamp
ChefSteps Joule Big Clamp
You can use the sous vide cooking method in almost any container in your kitchen…
Published: April 2019
Sous Vide Lids
Sous Vide Lids
You can use the sous vide cooking method in almost any container in your kitchen…
Published: April 2019
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