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.
The Best Kitchen Tools and Accessories
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.
After spiralizing 30+ pounds of zucchini, butternut squash, carrots, sweet potato and Bosc pear to test countertop and handheld spiralizers, we found the OXO to be the best spiralizer.
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.
We spent four weeks brewing 50+ pots and 400+ cups of coffee to find the biggest crowd pleasing coffee. A Verena Street roast took first place across the board as the best cheap coffee.
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.
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.
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.