We washed and dried dozens of dinner plates, glasses, and flatware and soaked up puddles of common kitchen spills to find out which kitchen towels were…
The Best Kitchen Tools and Accessories
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.
We hard-boiled, poached, and steamed five dozen eggs in six electric egg cookers and have determined that the Elite Gourmet – EGC-007B is the best egg…
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…
Brewing coffee is an art form. But, understanding your taste is the first step to making a quality cup. Determine if you like your coffee strong,…
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…
After consulting health experts and testing the water from four alkaline water filter pitchers, we don't think any of them are worth buying. Even if you're not buying it for health benefits, the best alkaline water pitcher manufacturer doesn't (or can't) tell you what's in their filters.
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 seven of the most popular infrared thermometers and selected the ennoLogic - eT650D as the most accurate for home and professional use. We also chose the equally accurate Etekcity - Lasergrip 630 as our budget pick.
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.
After our tester's family of four ate out of survival kits for a week, the Mountain House - Just in Case 3-day kit tops their list of the best emergency food.
After comparing eight top-selling beer coolers in an all-day insulation test, we found that the best beer koozie overall is the Thermos - 2700TRI6.
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
To find the best beef jerky, our testers tried top brands side-by-side in blind tests. then ranked the top ten affordable choices. Lucky Jerky won us over with its simple recipe and chewy texture.
It’s almost unfair how much tea dominates the market in terms of popularity, revenue, growth, and emerging new specialty categories. But given it’s been around since…
After testing more than a dozen options and consulting a trainer, Muscle Feast - Isolate won our pick for the best protein powder for women.
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 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.
After comparing dozens of lab tests and taste-testing water from four top sellers, we picked the compact Brita - FF100 as the best faucet water filter.
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
Hardwood floors are not only an aesthetically pleasing upgrade in a home, but they are known to be the more sanitary option and require low maintenance.…
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 a month of research, we took 11 of the best kitchen knives for under $100 and put them through two months of testing. The Nexus - BD1N 8" is the knife with the top performance.