I’ve Tested Nearly Every Food Storage Container on the Market. This Is a List of the Best of the Best.
Shopping
Whether you want glass, plastic, or something you can give away.
Jun 17, 2024
We Tested Four Rice Cookers — Here’s Our Favorites, Ranked
Best List
We reviewed both pricey and cheaper rice cookers to find the best of the best.
Apr 22, 2024
The Absolute Best Saucepans You Can Buy Right Now
Shopping
Including our thoughts on the best size for most home cooks. Plus a stainless steel winner and a nonstick winner.
Mar 26, 2024
We Tested a Dozen Carbon Steel Skillets — This Is the Absolute Best One You Can Buy Right Now
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Plus a budget-friendly option that's less than $50!
Mar 25, 2024
The Best Dutch Ovens You Can Buy Right Now
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We tested nearly every Dutch oven on the market to find the very best ones. And we found something for every kind of home cook.
Mar 21, 2024
The Sharpest, Absolute Best Chef’s Knives You Can Buy Right Now, Starting at Just $30
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One of the picks is less than $30!
Mar 15, 2024
The Best Knife Sharpeners, According to Experts
The Kitchn Best List
We have three that we like the best — and one of them is just $10!
Mar 11, 2024
The Slickest, Absolute Best Nonstick Skillets You Can Buy Right Now
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These are the pans The Kitchn editors (and readers!) can't get enough of.
Feb 29, 2024
I Tested More than a Dozen Home Espresso Machines — These Are the Absolute Best
The Kitchn Best List
The top pick may surprise you!
Dec 13, 2023
The Best Toasters You Can Buy Right Now
Best List
Including top picks from Breville, Smeg, and Black + Decker.
Dec 7, 2023
The Best Frying Pans You Can Buy for 2024 and Beyond
Shopping
Whether you want cast iron, stainless steel, nonstick, or anything else, these are your best bets.
Nov 30, 2023
I Tested Nearly a Dozen Kitchen Scales — These Are the Absolute Best Ones Out There
The Kitchn Best List
The winner is easy to use, gives clear and accurate readings, and is impossibly cute.
Nov 17, 2023
I’ve Tested Nearly Every Piece of Induction Cookware on the Market. This Is a List of the Best of the Best.
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Just because a package or Amazon listing describes a cookware set as induction-safe, that doesn't mean it will actually cook *well* on an induction stovetop — there are our favorite picks.
Nov 10, 2023
The Best Meat Thermometers to Buy Right Now
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Including a truly awesome, accurate pick for just $35.
Nov 6, 2023
The Absolute Best Casserole Dishes to Buy Right Now
Shopping
Including an under-$25 pick!
Nov 2, 2023
The Best Roasting Pans You Can Buy Right Now
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Thanksgiving's coming up!
Nov 3, 2023
The Best Baking Sheets You Can Buy Right Now
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Including a gorgeous nonstick option and one that's under $15.
Nov 2, 2023
The Best Cast Iron Skillets You Can Buy Right Now
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One of our top picks is just $30.
Nov 2, 2023
The Very Best Coffee Makers You Can Buy Right Now
The Kitchn Best List
If you love coffee, it's worthwhile to invest in a machine that'll brew the best of the best.
Oct 20, 2023
The Absolute Best Chef’s Knives You Can Buy Right Now
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I was surprised by how much I loved our budget pick!
Aug 17, 2023
The Best Air Fryers for 2023 and Beyond
Shopping
Including a budget-friendly option, a giant one, and a teeny tiny one!
Aug 9, 2023
The 5 Best Popcorn Makers for All of Your At-Home Movie NightsTools
Our top pick comes from a brand you probably haven't heard of.
Jul 26, 2023
The Best Countertop Compost Bin for Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
Our preferred bin (and easy method!) won't lead to stinky trash or creepy crawlies in your kitchen. Promise.
Jul 19, 2023
The Very Best Coolers You Can Buy Right Now
Best List
Our favorite still had ice in it after 7 days in full-sun and 90-degree weather.
Jul 7, 2023
The Best Pie Plates for Home Bakers, According to Experts
Shopping
You get a pie plate, and you get a pie plate!
Jun 10, 2023
The Absolute Best Pour-Over Coffee Maker You Can Buy Right Now
Shopping
Plus, a super easy-to-use option for just $15!
Jul 16, 2022
I Tested Dozens of Reusable Bags — These Are the Absolute Best Ones Out There
The Kitchn Best List
Including a set of 8 for $30.
Apr 29, 2022
The Absolute Best Plastic Cutting Boards You Can Buy Right Now
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You'd think all plastic cutting boards would be basically the same. But they are not!
Dec 24, 2021
The Absolute Best Kitchen Gear We Tested This Year
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These kitchen tools were so great, we thought they deserved another minute in the spotlight.
Dec 21, 2021
The Best Coffee Grinders You Can Buy Right Now
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Whether you want to make drip coffee, French press, espresso, or something else, we can help you find the very best grinder.
Dec 17, 2021
The Absolute Best Immersion Blenders You Can Buy Right Now
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Including a $50 pick.
Oct 15, 2021
The Absolute Best Stand Mixers You Can Buy Right Now
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Can you guess which one came out on top?
Sep 17, 2021
The Absolute Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers to Buy Right Now
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Our top pick overall is just $30.
Sep 10, 2021
The Best Paring Knives You Can Buy Right Now
Best List
Our favorite is less than $8.
Jun 25, 2021
The Absolute Best Food Processor You Can Buy Right Now
Best List
We sliced potatoes, shredded cheese, pulsed together veggies, and made mayo and pizza dough to find the best of the best.
Jun 20, 2021
The Best Garlic Press for Most Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
Fact: Garlic presses result in a sharper, spicier garlic.
Feb 3, 2021
The Best Kitchen Shears for Most Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
Fact: Every home cook needs a pair of kitchen shears. These are the best on the market right now.
Feb 1, 2021
The 5 Best Stainless Steel Skillets to Buy For Your Kitchen in 2021
Critics' Pick
According to the best experts and real-life reviewers.
Jan 6, 2021
I’ve Tested Nearly Every Toaster Oven on the Market. These Are the 4 Best for Most Home Cooks.
Shopping
Whether you have tons of space, live in a small apartment, or are shopping on a budget, one of these will work for you.
Jan 6, 2021
The Best Rice Cooker for Most Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
You might already have what we recommend ...
Nov 10, 2020
I’ve Tried Nearly Every Meat Thermometer. Here Are My 3 Favorites.
Shopping
You're gonna need one of these for Thanksgiving — and beyond.
Oct 28, 2020
I’ve Used Nearly Every Roasting Pan Out There. Here Are My Favorites.
Shopping
These are my three favorites, based on what you need and how much you're willing to spend.
Oct 26, 2020
I’ve Tested Nearly Every Stand Mixer on the Market. These Are the 2 Best for Most Home Cooks.
Shopping
There's a great $100-option that rivals the KitchenAid.
Oct 25, 2020
The Best Food Processor for Most Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
It'll do all those tasks that are too annoying or time-consuming to do by hand.
Jun 26, 2020
The Best Wok for Home Cooks, According to the Best Experts
Critics' Pick
If you get the right one, it can be one of your most frequently used pieces of cookware.
Jun 18, 2020
The Best Saucepans for Most Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
One of the pans on this list is just $18!
Mar 6, 2020
The Best Serrated Bread Knife to Buy in 2019
The Kitchn Best List
One of our picks costs just $23!
Oct 4, 2019
The Best Espresso Machines (Under $600), According to the Best Experts
The Kitchn Best List
We gathered the top espresso machines according to other well-respected testers including Wirecutter and Cook’s Illustrated.
Sep 13, 2019
The Best Cookware Sets to Buy in 2019
The Kitchn Best List
Let's talk All-Clad, T-Fal, Lodge, and more!
Sep 6, 2019
The Best Juicers, According to the Best Experts
The Kitchn Best List
Tired of paying $12 for celery juice? We've got you covered.
Jun 11, 2019
I’ve Tried Nearly Every French Press Coffee Maker. Here Are My 5 Favorites.Tools
Brewing the most perfect cup of coffee doesn’t have to be complicated. Nor does it have to involve an electric appliance that hogs space on your countertop. Most aficionados agree that the best way to brew is actually with a manually operated French press. Whether you like to make a couple of cups for you and your SO in the morning, keep yourself caffeinated throughout the day, or serve an after-dinner coffee to guests, there’s a French press that’s best for you.
May 30, 2019
These Are the Best Japanese-Style Knives for Most Home CooksTools
You probably hear a lot these days about Asian, Japanese, and Japanese-style knives and are wondering What’s the deal? What exactly are they? Why would I want one? Do I need one? They’re designed to cut the foods common in Japan — like seafood and vegetables — and to make the very thin and precise cuts that are a hallmark of Japanese cuisine.
May 30, 2019
I’ve Tried Nearly Every Drip Coffee Maker. Here Are My Favorites.Tools
Lots of chefs will tell you that the most important tool in the kitchen is a good knife. While I do agree that’s pretty key, the most important tool in my kitchen is my coffee maker. (Drink coffee, be alert enough to use a chef’s knife successfully!) Whether you just need a machine to brew java for you and your SO or you’re planning a dinner party and realizing there’s no possible way you can make enough coffee for everyone, I’ve got you covered.
May 30, 2019
The Best Gas Grills, According to the Best ExpertsTools
Good news: The very top pick is also budget-friendly!
May 10, 2019
The Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers, According to the Best ExpertsTools
If you are a seasonal iced coffee drinker, we’re betting you’re pretty excited by these sunnier (and slightly warmer) days. It’s just about time to ditch our hot coffees in favor of colder, less acidic, smoother stuff. With that in mind, we figured it might be helpful to take a look at the best cold brew coffee makers for those of you who want to make your own concentrate at home. Where to start?
Apr 5, 2019
I’ve Tested Nearly Every Blender on the Market. Here Are My Favorites.Tools
Every kitchen — no matter its size — needs a blender. A blender can purée a soup, grind nuts, or whip up a salsa. Or, more likely these days, churn out a smoothie for breakfast or an after-school snack. The only problem with shopping for a blender? It’s so darn complicated. Boxes tout 900-watt motors and a certain amount of horsepower, or the number of revolutions per minute. What’s good? What’s not good? And what doesn’t matter at all?
Feb 1, 2019