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

  • 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.

  • lineup of all tested mops
    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.

  • group of all tested travel mugs
    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.

  • Overhead view of nonstick pans
    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.

  • air fryer hero photo
    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.

  • All the finalists we tested
    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.

  • group of coffee makers
    The Best Single-Cup Coffee Maker

    November 15, 2016

    After two weeks of brewing and drinking dozens of cups of coffee, we determined that the Keurig 2.0 K500 Series Coffee Maker is the best single-cup…

  • toaster group shot
    The Best 2 & 4 Slice Toasters

    October 3, 2016

    We spent more than 30 hours eating toast and testing toasters to determine that Cuisinart Touch to Toast Leverless 4-Slice Toaster is the best product for consumers.

  • Scrub Daddy Sponge Review

    September 22, 2016

    Scrub Daddy has sold millions of units since being featured on Shark Tank. Our in-house testing indicates that it is worthy of the hype.

  • all mats lined up
    The Best Anti-Fatigue Mat

    September 17, 2016

    In testing the best anti-fatigue mats for kitchen and office, we stood. And we stood some more. The result is our recommendation of the best possible mat for you.

  • The Best Kitchen Cleaning Sponge

    September 6, 2016

    Over two months and 40 hours of direct cleaning, we were able to come up with a clear winner for our best cleaning sponge test.

  • The Best Water Bottle

    September 2, 2016

    We tested 22 different bottles over several weeks in order to determine the best pick in each frequently-used category.