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

  • 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.

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    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 K575 Series Coffee Maker is the best single-cup…

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    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.

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    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.

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    The Best Waffle Maker

    August 5, 2016

    We spent 35 hours eating and cooking delicious waffles in order to determine the best waffle maker on the market: the Oster Flip Nonstick Belgian Waffler Maker.

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    The Best Digital Meat Thermometer

    August 3, 2016

    After comparing nine different thermometers over five tests and 30 hours, we selected our winner, the Lavatools Javelin PRO.

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    The Best Window Cleaner

    August 1, 2016

    Eight household tests of seven different glass cleaners, including a DIY option, led us to pick Windex as the best overall window cleaner.

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    The Best Electric Kettle Under $40

    July 20, 2016

    Testing the best electric kettles over 45 hours during the course of one month led us to pick the Hamilton Beach 1.7 liter, which has all the essential functions of many kettles two to three times its price.

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    The Best Personal Blender

    July 19, 2016

    After blending seven blenders in several different tests to measure motor power and overall usability, the NutrilBullet Pro 900 Series was our pick for the best overall personal blender.