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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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Mortars and Pestles
Mortars and Pestles
To find the best mortar and pestle, we went back to the grind.
Published: February 2020
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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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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Grill Presses
Grill Presses
To unleash the power of the press, you have to choose wisely.
Published: October 2019
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Coffee Makers Less Than $100
Coffee Makers Less Than $100
We brewed hundreds of cups of coffee to find out.
Published: October 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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10-Inch Chef's Knife
10-Inch Chef's Knife
Our favorite chef’s knife features an 8-inch blade. Can a knife with a larger bl…
Published: February 2019
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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Toaster Ovens
Toaster Ovens
We baked 10 batches of cookies, broiled 100 asparagus spears, roasted 10 chicken…
Published: August 2019
Pepper Mills
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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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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Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-safe spatulas are gentler on your cookware than metal versions. But are…
Published: June 2019
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Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
A petite version of this kitchen essential is the perfect size for smaller tasks…
Published: January 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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Handheld Vacuum Sealers
Handheld Vacuum Sealers
The models we tested all worked, but only one was both comfortable to use and ke…
Published: July 2019
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Stovetop Griddles
Stovetop Griddles
Making brunch is a cinch with a stovetop griddle. Which model is best?
Published: July 2019
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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Stockpots
Stockpots
To find out, we boiled, stirred, and sautéed in every pot, ending up with gallon…
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
Burr Grinders
Burr Grinders
Coffee aficionados have long debated the best brewing method, but is the secret …
Published: January 2019
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Indoor Gardens
Indoor Gardens
Countertop garden systems promise to make it easy to grow fresh herbs. Do they d…
Published: January 2019
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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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Air Fryers
Air Fryers
We cooked more than 3,600 frozen french fries, 60 potatoes, and 40 pounds of chi…
Published: March 2018
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Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
Sous vide machines are cheaper, sleeker, and smarter than ever before. Can we fi…
Published: October 2017
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Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Whether you’ve been handling raw chicken or buttery dough, there’s an easy way t…
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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Grill Tongs
Grill Tongs
What qualities separate the best grill tongs from the pretenders?
Published: July 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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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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Baking Stones & Baking Steels
Baking Stones & Baking Steels
We tested five models of baking stones (also called pizza stones) and baking ste…
Published: November 2016
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Food Dehydrators
Food Dehydrators
To find the best dehydrator, we purchased five models and set them to work creat…
Published: September 2016
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Chain Mail Scrubbers
Chain Mail Scrubbers
Can these little gadgets clean cast iron better than oil and salt?
Published: July 2016
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