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Bottle Brushes
Published: January 2019
Bottle Brushes
Scrub your bottles and carafes—and even your salad spinner—to a whole new level …
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12-Inch Stainless-Steel Skillets
Published: January 2019
12-Inch Stainless-Steel Skillets
Our longtime favorite 12-inch pan by All-Clad faces new competition. Is it still…
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Tube Pans
Published: January 2019
Tube Pans
A tube pan may not seem like essential baking equipment—until you try making ang…
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Burr Grinders
Published: January 2019
Burr Grinders
Coffee aficionados have long debated the best brewing method, but is the secret …
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Indoor Gardens
Published: January 2019
Indoor Gardens
Countertop garden systems promise to make it easy to grow fresh herbs. Do they d…
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Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Published: January 2019
Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
No kitchen should be without a rimmed baking sheet and a matching wire rack. Is …
Metal Spatulas
Published: November 2018
Metal Spatulas
This essential tool can be a cook's best friend—but only if you choose the right…
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The June Intelligent Oven
Published: September 2018
The June Intelligent Oven
A countertop oven with artificial intelligence that “recognizes” and automatical…
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Salad Spinners
Published: November 2018
Salad Spinners
Which salad spinner model can wash and dry your greens without wearing you out?
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Flexible Boning Knives
Published: September 2018
Flexible Boning Knives
A good boning knife can save you money at the meat counter. Which is best?
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Dutch Ovens
Published: September 2018
Dutch Ovens
Dutch ovens do it all. But which pot makes “it all” easiest?
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Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
Published: July 2018
Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
We've recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there's new competitio…
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Collapsible Steamer Baskets
Published: July 2018
Collapsible Steamer Baskets
A bad steamer basket can be a hot mess. Could we find a good one?
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Glass Food Storage Containers
Published: May 2018
Glass Food Storage Containers
Sturdy, stain-proof, and microwavable, glass can be a good choice for food stora…
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Kitchen Shears
Published: May 2018
Kitchen Shears
A pair of scissors can be a sheer pleasure to use in the kitchen—if you get the …
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Air Fryers
Published: March 2018
Air Fryers
We cooked more than 3,600 frozen french fries, 60 potatoes, and 40 pounds of chi…
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Parchment Paper
Published: March 2018
Parchment Paper
Parchment paper is simple. Why are so many products hard to use?
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Silicone Baking Mats
Published: March 2018
Silicone Baking Mats
For cookies and tuiles, silicone baking mats are as good as parchment—and someti…
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Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
Published: October 2017
Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)
Sous vide machines are cheaper, sleeker, and smarter than ever before. Can we fi…
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Ginger Graters
Published: March 2018
Ginger Graters
Which grater is greatest? We find one that's fast, efficient, and easy to clean.
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High-End Blenders
Published: January 2018
High-End Blenders
We investigate the new crop of pricey blenders to see what you get—and whether i…
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Santoku Knives
Published: September 2017
Santoku Knives
With its petite build and curved tip, this friendly-looking Japanese blade is gi…
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Meat Cleavers
Published: November 2017
Meat Cleavers
Traditional meat cleavers are built like medieval weapons. Could we find one fit…
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Stovetop Kettles
Published: September 2017
Stovetop Kettles
Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and kettle bubble.
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Large Saucepans
Published: September 2017
Large Saucepans
Most of us use a large saucepan daily, so it’s important to own one that perform…
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Midpriced Blenders
Published: July 2017
Midpriced Blenders
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
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Wine Coolers
Published: July 2017
Wine Coolers
Warm white wine? No thanks. These gadgets help your wine stay cool.
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Espresso Machines
Published: July 2017
Espresso Machines
Want to skip the lines—and the expense—at the coffee bar and get your espresso o…
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Silicone Spatulas
Published: March 2017
Silicone Spatulas
A spatula should feel like an extension of your arm, nimbly stirring, scraping, …
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Manual Pasta Machines
Published: March 2017
Manual Pasta Machines
What separates a great pasta machine from one that’s just good?
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Fine-Mesh Strainers
Published: March 2017
Fine-Mesh Strainers
These handy tools are useless unless they live up to their names.
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Tart Pans
Published: March 2017
Tart Pans
For making crisp-looking tarts, pans with a sharper, fluted design have the edge…
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Bundt Pans
Published: January 2017
Bundt Pans
Our testing proved that all Bundt pans are not created equal.
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Slow Cookers
Published: January 2017
Slow Cookers
Can machines designed for the same simple purpose—cooking food slowly enough th…
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Fat Separators
Published: November 2016
Fat Separators
We tested six 4-cup fat separators made of glass or plastic, ranging in price fr…
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Cooling Racks
Published: November 2016
Cooling Racks
We tested three wire cooling racks priced from $7.99 to $12.95, focusing on mode…
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