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

  • group shot of the best lunch boxes
    The Best Lunch Box

    February 16, 2018

    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.

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    The Best Spiralizer

    February 2, 2018

    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.

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    The Best Portable Ice Maker

    October 26, 2017

    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.

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    The Best Cheap Coffee Brands

    August 17, 2017

    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.

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    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.

  • group shot of six induction burners
    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.

  • lineup of six tested machines
    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.

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    Brita Water Pitcher Review

    April 2, 2017

    The Brita has outstanding filter time and brand recognition, but it's not the best overall water filter pitcher given average filtering and ergonomic design.

  • 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.