The Best Kitchen Tools and Accessories
We cooked over 100 bacon strips to find the best microwave bacon cooker. Presto's Power Crisp made perfect crispy and chewy slices.
We tested five top food processors by chopping and slicing 30 lb of veggies and grinding 10 lb of nuts and cheese, to find the best food processor overall.
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 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 rigorously tested six popular slow cookers, and after cooking 20 pounds of beef chuck roast and pots full of pinto beans, we found the best slow cooker to be one from Cuisinart. It handily out-performed the others, and its browning function made a substantial difference!
To flag a winner for best immersion blender, we logged over 50 hours researching products and conducting puréed soup and smoothie tests. Featuring a unique open-cage design, the Bamix - Pro-1 M150 powered to the front.
After three weeks of research and five months of testing 13 of the highest-rated sippy cups and straw cups available, we found the best sippy cup for leak-proof sipping and easy cleaning.
With the help of a coffee expert, we tested four of the top manual coffee grinders for performance, consistency, ease-of-use, and blind taste-testing to find the JavaPresse to be the best manual coffee grinder overall.
We spent 50+ hours with six of the top vacuum sealers, sealing 100+ bags with myriad food ranging from dry beans to moisture-rich foods and we stress tested the seals to find the best vacuum sealer to be the Crenova - VS100.
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.
We spent weeks researching and working with a coffee expert, working with a hydrodynamicist, and performed blind taste testing to discover that Bodum makes the best coffee grinder for home use.
After a long, hot summer testing 19 finalists, we’ve found the best lunch box in three different categories: bento boxes, lunch bags, medium and jumbo-sized lunch bags.