With summer just around the corner, it was the perfect time for us to test expandable garden hoses. There are many to choose from, but we determined that Joey’s Garden Expandable Garden Hose was the best of the lot. Its brass connectors are solid and weighty, and its neon-green elastic fabric with a double inner […]
We researched and tested seven Himalayan salt lamps and selected The Body Source Himalayan Salt Lamp as the best for a large room. Standing at 12-inches tall, and weighing in at 12 pounds, this beautiful lamp glows a warm orange-red and makes a visual statement. If your home has an ultra-modern decor, then consider the […]
We tested eight of the best salt and pepper shakers on the market today and selected Merazi Living as the best manual shaker. Beautifully designed from golden striated acacia wood, these sturdy grinders have high functionality and will make a visual statement in your kitchen or dining room. We chose AmuseWit as the best electric […]
We ordered and cooked recipes from the four most popular meal-kit delivery subscriptions, and HelloFresh stood out as the best one for beginner cooks. Martha & Marley Spoon is also great if you're an experienced cook.
We ordered a meal kit delivery subscription from the popular Blue Apron and cooked three recipes in our test kitchen to see how they compared to competitors.
Deep fryers need to be cleaned of oil residue on a regular basis. Our step-by-step guide tells you the best and easiest way to clean a deep fryer.
Most recipes instruct the home cook to roast meat and poultry for a specific amount of time. However, there are a number of factors that render a time-based recipe unreliable. For example, you may program your oven to 350 ℉, but unless you’ve calibrated your oven or are using an accurate oven thermometer, your oven’s […]
We ordered and cooked in our test kitchen three recipes from the Dinnerly meal kit delivery subscription service and reviewed each one step by step.
We ordered and cooked two meals from the Martha & Marley Spoon meal delivery kit subscription and reviewed the entire process from start to finish.
We ordered and cooked three meal delivery kits from HelloFresh (and compared to other services), to give you a review of the entire process.
It's easy to calibrate your meat thermometer, and this how-to guide shows you the best way.
We compared hundreds of refrigerators on the market including french-doors, side-by-side, apartment sized, and compact models to find the best refrigerators for your kitchen.
It's important to know how to use meat thermometers the correct way for cooking all cuts of meat and poultry.
If you don't have a deep fryer, you can still deep fry your favorite foods without one by using our step-by-step guide.
There are pros and cons to air fryers and deep fryers, and we compared them to see which one cooks food to a crispy golden brown and is convenient to use.
We tested eight popular brands of Nespresso-compatible capsules to determine which one brewed espresso that was equal to or better than the Nespresso brand. We chose Cap’Mundo as the best variety, Delicitaly as the most authentic-tasting and Peet’s as the most eco-friendly.
We tested seven top-rated oven thermometers to discover which one was the most accurate and easiest to read. We chose the Admetior - T837AH as the best oven thermometer, and our runner-up is the AcuRite - 00620A2
We tested some highly rated automatic tea makers and iced tea makers and selected the Breville – BTM500 as the best automatic tea maker for hot tea and the Takeya – 11171 as the best iced tea maker.
We tested the most popular citrus juicers to find out which produced the most juice and was the easiest to use. We chose the Dash - JB065AQ as the best electric citrus juicer and the Urban Trend - Tango as the best manual citrus juicer.
We tested three of the most popular gas grills and chose the Char-Broil - Performance as the best value gas grill. The Char-Broil gave us perfectly seared and evenly cooked steaks and juicy burgers and chicken. Coming in a close second is our upgrade pick, the Weber Spirit II.
We tested seven highly rated food container systems to determine which one is the most functional and airtight. We selected Progressive - Prepworks as the best dry food storage container and Rubbermaid - Brilliance as a close runner-up.
We compared and tested authentic copper cookware with two copper alternatives and found that the 100-percent copper pan cooks best. But an excellent alternative is Anolon - Nouvelle Copper, which cooks almost the same as copper.
We sliced our way through ten pounds of meat and cheese to test meat slicers, and we found that the Cuisinart FS-75 is the best meat slicer for the home.
We put seven of the most popular nonstick skillets to the test and determined that the Anolon - Advance is the best nonstick fry pan and the Cuisinart - Chef's Classic is the best nonstick pan set.
We tested the most popular food storage containers to find out which one keeps food fresh longer, and we chose OXO Good Grips - Smart Seal as the best glass food storage container and Rubbermaid - Brilliance as the best plastic food storage container
If you're wondering which KitchenAid stand mixer to buy, we tested three of the most popular models and selected the Artisan as the best for a first-time or occasional baker and the Pro 600 as the best for large-volume baking.
After using five of the best stand mixers on the market to make pizza crust, cookie dough and cakes, we've found that the KitchenAid - KSM150PSWH is the clear winner.
We blended over 30 pounds of produce in the most popular blenders on the market. Ultimately, we thought the Cuisinart - CBT-2000 blended the best for a mid-range price.
We spent over 40 hours baking cakes, blending egg whites, kneading bread and mashing 20 pounds of potatoes to determine the Breville was the best hand mixer.
We cooked a whopping 50 pounds of meat, beans, and grains to find the best pressure cooker on the market. Ultimately, the Instant Pot - DUO60 took the crown.
We had a professional chef test the five top-rated machines, smoking over 40 lb of pork, 25 lb of ribs and 20 lb of chicken and consulted with seasoned BBQ pros for advice and found that the Masterbuilt was the best electric smoker.
After spiralizing 30+ pounds of zucchini, butternut squash, carrots, sweet potato and Bosc pear to test countertop and handheld spiralizers, we found the OXO to be the best spiralizer.
We churned dozens of pints with six of the top machines to discover the Whynter – ICM-200LS compression machine was the best ice cream maker, standing out with top-quality ice cream and a high quality build.
We spent 100 hours testing seven top-rated air mattresses to find Lazery Sleep to be the best air mattress for durability, comfort and convenience.
We spent more than 35 hours testing air fryers and cooking recipes to determine that the Black+Decker Purify Air Fryer is the best option for most people looking to eat healthier diets. Our runner-up is the GoWISE - 22731, a new model that's equally impressive in performance.