Tools & Gadgets

66 Kitchen-Tested Products

Ninja Foodi
Published: June 2019
Ninja Foodi
Is a multicooker–air fryer hybrid that also steams, bakes, and broils a dream ap…
Muddlers
Published: July 2019
Muddlers
Want to make the best mojito? You need a good muddler.
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Baby Food Makers
Published: January 2019
Baby Food Makers
Do these specialty appliances make cooking purees from scratch any easier than a…
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Chain Mail Scrubbers
Published: July 2016
Chain Mail Scrubbers
Can these little gadgets clean cast iron better than oil and salt?
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Smart Scales
Published: July 2016
Smart Scales
How do high-tech "smart" scales stack up against our favorite digital scale?
Avocado Gadgets
Published: May 2016
Avocado Gadgets
As avocados have become more common in American kitchens, so, too, have special…
Salad Dressing Shakers
Published: March 2016
Salad Dressing Shakers
We tested seven salad dressing shakers to see if we could find one worth buying.
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Manual Spice Grinders
Published: March 2016
Manual Spice Grinders
We tested six spice grinders by grinding measured amounts of cumin seeds at the …
Pie Carriers
Published: November 2015
Pie Carriers
Traveling with a delicate pie can feel like tempting fate, but a good pie carrie…
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Oven Thermometers
Published: November 2015
Oven Thermometers
An oven thermometer is the only reliable way to know what’s happening inside you…
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Insulated Shopping Totes
Published: July 2015
Insulated Shopping Totes
We tested six insulated shopping totes in order to find an easy-to-carry tote th…
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Grillbot
Published: July 2015
Grillbot
Could a robotic grill cleaner be the answer to your grill-cleaning woes?
Thermal Food Jars
Published: March 2015
Thermal Food Jars
We tested six thermal food jars to see if any could keep their contents not only…
Bowl Stabilizer
Published: January 2015
Bowl Stabilizer
Having trouble keeping your mixing bowl stable when mixing or whisking ingredien…
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Marinating Stick
Published: November 2014
Marinating Stick
This product promised to deliver more marinade, deeper into the meat, with less …
Slow Cooker Lid Holder
Published: September 2014
Slow Cooker Lid Holder
The Lid Pocket aims to make life easier when using a slow cooker. Does it delive…
Burger Presses
Published: September 2014
Burger Presses
Burger presses promise to make patty preparation quicker, with more consistently…
Beverage Infusers
Published: July 2014
Beverage Infusers
Beverage infusers promise to flavor drinks with fresh produce with little fuss. …
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Wine Savers
Published: May 2014
Wine Savers
We tested six tools on half-empty bottles of red and white wine, comparing and e…
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Keep-Crisp Box
Published: May 2014
Keep-Crisp Box
The stainless-steel Brisker Elite promises to keep food from getting soggy in hu…
Grill Flare Spray
Published: May 2014
Grill Flare Spray
This spray product promises to keep grilling flare-ups at bay, but how well does…
Travel Tea Infusers
Published: March 2014
Travel Tea Infusers
Could we find a travel-friendly mug that's also capable of brewing loose-leaf te…
Mason Jar Drinking Lid
Published: September 2013
Mason Jar Drinking Lid
This device turns canning jars into hipster-y beverage cups.
Charcoal Storage Bag
Published: July 2013
Charcoal Storage Bag
Charcoal storage bags promise to seal out moisture so your leftover coals are re…
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Citrus Spritzer
Published: May 2013
Citrus Spritzer
A fine citrus mist has never been easier to coax from your favorite fruit.
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Mushroom Growing Kit
Published: March 2013
Mushroom Growing Kit
Gardeners might enjoy this mushroom growing kit, but it didn’t quite deliver on …
Coffee Temperature Regulator
Published: March 2013
Coffee Temperature Regulator
These stainless-steel capsules regulate the temperature of hot beverages, provid…
Wine Chillers
Published: January 2013
Wine Chillers
We found three innovative wine chillers priced from $25 to $50. Could they beat …
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Eggies
Published: January 2013
Eggies
Eggies are plastic, egg-shaped containers for hard-cooking eggs without the shel…
Boilover Devices
Published: November 2012
Boilover Devices
Leave a pan of milk or cream on the stove long enough, and it’s sure to foam up …
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Collapsible Mini Colander
Published: March 2012
Collapsible Mini Colander
When all you need to rinse is a handful of berries, the last thing you want to d…
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Peanut Butter Mixer
Published: January 2012
Peanut Butter Mixer
If you hate stirring natural peanut butter by hand, this may be the gadget for y…
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Cherry Pitters
Published: April 2018
Cherry Pitters
De-stoning cherries is the pits—unless you have the right tool.
Silicone Microwave Lid
Published: March 2011
Silicone Microwave Lid
The Japanese-made Piggy Steamer, a 7-inch circle of thin silicone with a thicker…
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Pizza Screens
Published: January 2011
Pizza Screens
When we heard raves about the thin, perforated metal disks called pizza screens,…
Thermapen Protector
Published: January 2011
Thermapen Protector
Now there's a way to protect your instant-read thermometer from heat damage.
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