The Best Appliances
We gathered a wealth of knowledge, science and technique into our 36 hours of research and testing six machines to determine a Zojirushi product was the best bread machine.
We researched the best new window air conditioners and stress-tested the top models. After three months of extended testing, we've confirmed that the new Frigidaire 8,000 BTU is the best window unit for most people.
After 30+ hours of research and four months of in-house testing with eight top products, we feel confident in recommending the Dyson - V7 Trigger as the best handheld vacuum, even if it comes at a premium.
We spent 45+ hours researching and testing steam irons and reached out to fashion design and sewing professionals to get their opinions and found the best steam iron for clothes to be a high-performing unit from Rowenta.
We spent over 50 hours timing every batch of ice, production at different ice sizes, build quality and more, to find the Della - 048-GM-48186 was the best portable ice maker overall.
After 50+ hours of researching, testing, tasting coffee, and even more analyzing consumers' concerns, we found the OXO - On Barista Brain to be best drip coffee maker with a modern design and delicious brew.
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.
After two weeks testing six top coolers with 50+ wine bottles, we found a freestanding dual-zone model by EdgeStar that stood out as the best wine cooler.
We spent over 30 hours of researching and putting products through a series of kitchen tests to discover the NuWave PIC2 was the best portable induction cooktop for most people.
After slicing dozens of apples, puréeing pints of strawberries to dry and trying a gamut of dried treats, we found the LEM 1152 to be the best food dehydrator.
We worked with a professional chef with 10 years experience in the kitchen to test seven of the top deep fryers, frying 30+ lbs. of chicken and French fries to find the best deep fryer for most home cooks.
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.