49 Equipment Review Videos

Remote-Probe Thermometers
Remote-Probe Thermometers
Babysitting food can be a real slog; remote-probe thermometers untether you from…
Published: June 2020
Coffee Makers Less Than $100
Coffee Makers Less Than $100
We brewed hundreds of cups of coffee to find out.
Published: November 2019
Toaster Ovens
Toaster Ovens
We baked 10 batches of cookies, broiled 100 asparagus spears, roasted 10 chicken…
Published: November 2019
Cookware Sets
Cookware Sets
Our advice has always been to skip sets and just buy the pans you need. But new …
Published: November 2019
Burr Grinders
Burr Grinders
Coffee aficionados have long debated the best brewing method, but is the secret …
Published: November 2018
Metal Spatulas
Metal Spatulas
This essential tool can be a cook's best friend—but only if you choose the right…
Published: September 2018
Plastic and Glass Food Storage Containers
Plastic and Glass Food Storage Containers
Could we find a well-made, easy-to-use container that wouldn't warp, stain, leak…
Published: April 2018
Parchment Paper
Parchment Paper
Parchment paper is simple. Why are so many products hard to use?
Published: January 2018
Testing High-End Blenders
Testing High-End Blenders
We investigate the new crop of pricey blenders to see what you get—and whether i…
Published: December 2017
Large Saucepans
Large Saucepans
Most of us use a large saucepan daily, so it’s important to own one that perform…
Published: July 2017
Midpriced Blenders
Midpriced Blenders
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
Published: May 2017
Silicone Spatulas
Silicone Spatulas
A spatula should feel like an extension of your arm, nimbly stirring, scraping, …
Published: January 2017
Slow Cookers
Slow Cookers
Can machines designed for the same simple purpose—cooking food slowly enough tha…
Published: November 2016
Serrated Knives
Serrated Knives
Why are some knives a pain and others a pleasure? Everything counts, from the nu…
Published: July 2016
Digital Kitchen Scales
Digital Kitchen Scales
No matter what you’re cooking or baking, weighing the ingredients helps guarante…
Published: May 2016
Gas Grills Under $500
Gas Grills Under $500
It doesn’t matter how powerful a grill is. If it can’t distribute and hold the h…
Published: March 2016
Sauciers
Sauciers
An ordinary saucepan has its uses, but once you experience the ease of stirring …
Published: January 2016
Food Processors
Food Processors
How much do you need to spend to get a machine that makes light work of chopping…
Published: October 2015
Oven Thermometers
Oven Thermometers
An oven thermometer is the only reliable way to know what’s happening inside you…
Published: September 2015
Carbon-Steel Skillets
Carbon-Steel Skillets
What if one pan could do everything the best traditional stainless-steel, cast-i…
Published: June 2015
Knife Sharpeners
Knife Sharpeners
What if you could buy a sharpener that not only repaired the new breed of ultrat…
Published: December 2013
Cast-Iron Skillets
Cast-Iron Skillets
Cheap and tough, a cast-iron skillet is a kitchen workhorse, but the upkeep make…
Published: March 2015
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-steel enthusiasts have long considered these knives sharper and more dura…
Published: September 2014
Food Storage Bags
Food Storage Bags
Crummy plastic food storage bags leak, rip, and are tricky to seal. We wanted a …
Published: May 2014
13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes
13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes
Could it possibly make much difference which metal 13 by 9-inch pan you use? Se…
Published: December 2013
Innovative Cookware
Innovative Cookware
Can newfangled designs improve on—or even stand up to—the tried-and-true pots an…
Published: May 2013
Automatic Drip Coffee Makers
Automatic Drip Coffee Makers
The success of our favorite—but very pricey—Dutch automatic drip model spurred t…
Published: June 2013
Pressure Cookers
Pressure Cookers
The convenience, ease, and (yes!) safety of the modern pressure cooker will put …
Published: November 2012
Sauté Pans
Sauté Pans
These big, straight-sided vessels have their uses, but how much should you pay f…
Published: January 2012
Knife Block Sets
Knife Block Sets
Nine pieces of matching cutlery, plus a block for easy storage? It could be a ba…
Published: September 2011
Toaster Ovens
Toaster Ovens
Do you really need to spend $250 to get a good piece of toast?
Published: September 2013
Plastic Spatulas
Just a spatula? Sure, but it’s a tool you use every day. So having one that rea…
Published: November 2011
12-Inch Stainless Steel Skillets
12-Inch Stainless Steel Skillets
Our longtime favorite pan by All-Clad faces new competition. Is it still the bes…
Published: January 2019
Digital Instant Read Thermometers
Digital Instant Read Thermometers
We've recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there's new competitio…
Published: July 2018
Green Skillets
Green Skillets
Eco-friendly nonstick skillets promise to help the planet while they cook your d…
Published: September 2009
Cookie Sheets
Cookie Sheets
There are a few factors to consider when buying a cookie sheet. We’ve found that…
Published: June 2020