Our mission is to help you create the kitchen of your dreams by finding the best kitchen tools on the market. We run them through an extensive series of tests, then write about which ones we like (and which ones we don’t). We also break down which products are best for specific situations and lifestyles, so you can make the most informed buying choice possible.

The Best Kitchen Tools and Accessories

  • drip coffee makers - group of 5 tested machines
    The Best Drip Coffee Maker

    August 8, 2017

    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.

  • The Best Ice Cream Maker

    July 31, 2017

    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.

  • Wine Fridges
    The Best Wine Coolers

    July 25, 2017

    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.

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    The Best Dish Soap

    July 21, 2017

    With 60 hours of researching and testing, we pitted 14 soaps against each other to find that Dr. Bronner's - Sal Suds was the best dish soap for doing dishes by hand.

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    The Best Portable Induction Cooktop

    July 1, 2017

    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.

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    The Best Food Dehydrator

    April 30, 2017

    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.

  • The Best Deep Fryer

    March 30, 2017

    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.

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    The Best Steam Mop

    March 16, 2017

    After 30 hours of research, two weeks of in-home testing and having squeaky clean floors, we found the Bissell 19404 PowerFresh to be the best steam mop for most homes.

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    The Best Travel Mug

    March 13, 2017

    We filled, drained, cleaned, and tried to break 13 travel mugs over multiple weeks to find the CamelBak Forge to be the best travel mug that performed well in all the tests.

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    The Best Nonstick Cookware

    February 16, 2017

    After frying dozens of eggs, flipping many delicious stacks of pancakes, and sizzling pounds of fish, we've determined the best nonstick cookware for most home cooks.

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    The Best Air Fryer

    January 4, 2017

    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.

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    The Best Toaster Oven

    December 2, 2016

    After over 40 hours of researching, baking, toasting, broiling, and carbo-loading we found the Breville BOV845BSS to be best toaster oven, with a great runner-up too.