28 Equipment Review Videos

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
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
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
Oven Thermometers
Oven Thermometers
An oven thermometer is the only reliable way to know what’s happening inside you…
Published: September 2015
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
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
Electric Griddles
Electric Griddles
A great griddle should heat up quickly, clean up easily, and have plenty of cook…
Published: January 2009
Traditional Skillets
Traditional Skillets
A 12-inch skillet should last a lifetime and cook almost anything. But does qual…
Published: January 2009
Woks
Woks
After years of preferring nonstick skillets to woks for making stir-fries, we de…
Published: December 2019
Testing Slicing Knives
Testing Slicing Knives
Producing thin, even slices of meat can be next to impossible if you don’t have …
Published: November 2008
Carving Boards
Carving Boards
Clever features on new carving boards promise easier carving and serving. But do…
Published: January 2015
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-steel enthusiasts have long considered these knives sharper and more dura…
Published: November 2014
Charcoal Grills
Charcoal Grills
We’ve happily made do with Weber’s basic kettle for years. But would newer, more…
Published: May 2013
Pepper Mills
Pepper Mills
This everyday gadget has been designed and redesigned a thousand times. But does…
Published: November 2012
Cutting Boards
Cutting Boards
We thought we’d picked a winner—until our favorite board warped after just a fe…
Published: September 2011
Buying a Baking Stone
Buying a Baking Stone
The best baking stone in the world does you no good if it is not the proper fit …
Published: September 2010
Choosing an Inexpensive Ice Cream Maker
Choosing an Inexpensive Ice Cream Maker
We pitted inexpensive ice cream makers against their pricey counterparts to see …
Published: September 2010