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12-Inch Ceramic Nonstick Skillets
12-Inch Ceramic Nonstick Skillets
The ceramic skillets we’ve tested have never been able to compete with regular n…
Published: August 2020
Buying a Baking Stone
Buying a Baking Stone
The best baking stone in the world does you no good if it is not the proper fit …
Published: September 2010
Choosing an Inexpensive Ice Cream Maker
Choosing an Inexpensive Ice Cream Maker
We pitted inexpensive ice cream makers against their pricey counterparts to see …
Published: September 2010
Using Portion Scoops
Using Portion Scoops
In the test kitchen, we use portion scoops for everyday tasks. Here's why they m…
Published: September 2009
Electric Griddles
Electric Griddles
A great griddle should heat up quickly, clean up easily, and have plenty of cook…
Published: January 2009
Choosing a Pastry Bag
Choosing a Pastry Bag
Canvas is traditional, but we found other materials make a better bag. In a pinc…
Published: March 2008
12-Inch Stainless Steel Skillets
12-Inch Stainless Steel Skillets
Our longtime favorite pan by All-Clad faces new competition. Is it still the bes…
Published: January 2019
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
5 Surprising Uses for Lemons
Here are five innovative ways to put lemons to work in your kitchen, from keepin…
Published: March 2018
3 Tips for Buying Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Getting your hands on the freshest extra-virgin olive oil is just as important a…
Published: March 2018
Cast-Iron Skillets: Enameled vs. Traditional
Pricey enameled pans offer several advantages over the traditional kind. 
Published: March 2018
Tips for Zesting Citrus
We walk you through choosing the right tool, avoiding the pith, how to ensure ma…
Published: March 2018
Why You Should Invest in Fully Clad Cookware
After testing dozens of pots and pans over the years, we've concluded that it's …
Published: March 2018
Sichuan Pantry Staples
Here are four authentic ingredients that you can buy in Asian markets, online, a…
Published: March 2018
Three Basic Types of Salt
Table, kosher, and sea salt are the three you should keep in your kitchen. They …
Published: March 2018
What Is the Best Silicone Spatula?
Our favorite makes it easy to stir and fold; strikes the right balance between r…
Published: March 2018
How to Hack Your Cast-Iron Skillet
It's no secret your cast-iron skillet is a kitchen workhorse. But it also has a …
Published: March 2018
How to Buy the Freshest Eggs
Perfect poached or fried eggs should start with the freshest eggs possible. Unle…
Published: March 2018
3 Tips for Keeping Your Sink, Sponge, and Garbage Disposal Clean and Fresh
Follow these easy tips to zap bacteria in your sink and on your sponges and keep…
Published: March 2018
Spotty Cabbage Leaves
If cabbage has black spots, does that mean it's not good to eat? We decided to f…
Published: February 2018
Green Skillets
Green Skillets
Eco-friendly nonstick skillets promise to help the planet while they cook your d…
Published: September 2009
How to Prep and Cook with Celery Root
Celery root, also known as celeriac, is the root bulb of a variety of celery pla…
Published: February 2018
How to Care for Your Cast Iron Skillet
Take good care of your cast iron skillet and it will last you a lifetime. From d…
Published: February 2018
10 Best Holiday Gifts from $6 to $600
10 Best Holiday Gifts from $6 to $600
Find the best holiday gifts for the cooks in your life, no matter your budget. S…
Published: December 2017
Chinese Pork Dumplings
Chinese Pork Dumplings
A plateful of juicy dumplings can lift you from the pits of despair. We wanted a…
Published: November 2017
Sous Vide Guide: What is Sous Vide & How to Use It
Sous Vide Guide: What is Sous Vide & How to Use It
Sous vide cooking allows you to achieve perfect results with eggs, poultry, meat…
Published: September 2017
Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas: Part 3
Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas: Part 3
Buying a gift for someone who loves to cook? Lisa McManus, our gadget expert, pr…
Published: November 2015
Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas: Part 2
Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas: Part 2
Buying a gift for someone who loves to cook? Lisa McManus, our gadget expert, pr…
Published: November 2015
Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas: Part 1
Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas: Part 1
Buying a gift for someone who loves to cook? Lisa McManus, our gadget expert, pr…
Published: November 2015
How to Equip Your Kitchen for Thanksgiving
Here are the best tools and gadgets you'll need for Thanksgiving success.
Published: October 2015
How to Make Smart Cooking Shortcuts on Thanksgiving
With all the cooking around Thanksgiving, we wanted to know: Which shortcuts wor…
Published: October 2015
Traditional Skillets
Traditional Skillets
A 12-inch skillet should last a lifetime and cook almost anything. But does qual…
Published: January 2009
Laundry Stain Removers
Laundry Stain Removers
Stain removers abound, all guaranteeing spotless results on the first try. The r…
Published: March 2015
Carving Boards
Carving Boards
Clever features on new carving boards promise easier carving and serving. But do…
Published: January 2015
Science: Gluten-Free Pizza Dough
Science: Gluten-Free Pizza Dough
Creating a great gluten-free pizza crust required weeks of thinking and experime…
Published: May 2014
Selecting a Cake Pan
Selecting a Cake Pan
When choosing a baking pan, it's important to consider both the shape and materi…
Published: May 2007