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From blenders to chef's knives to rolling pins to nonstick skillets, our team of kitchen experts recommends the best equipment to help you whip up the finest meals, whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned pro in the kitchen. These reviews are the result of hundreds of hours of research, expert interviews, crowdsourced opinions and owner ratings, hands-on testing, personal experience, and more.

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Cooking Tools and Utensils

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  • The Best Ice Cube Tray

    The Best Ice Cube Tray

    by Nick Guy and Ganda Suthivarakom

    Ice for everyday use is basically the same no matter what mold you use, but the OXO Good Grips has the most useful design of those we tested.

  • The Best Can Opener

    The Best Can Opener

    by Michael Sullivan and Nick Guy

    After many years of researching can openers, speaking with cookbook authors, and opening 121 cans with 23 can openers, we think the EZ-Duz-It is the best can opener for most people.


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Large Kitchen Appliances

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Small Kitchen Appliances

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  • The Best Soda Maker

    The Best Soda Maker

    by Anna Perling, Dorie Chevlen, and Jamie Wiebe

    After testing 14 soda makers and drinking gallons of seltzer, we think the SodaStream Fizzi OneTouch is the easiest to use. It produces plenty of fizz.

  • The Best Over-the-Range Microwave

    The Best Over-the-Range Microwave

    by Liam McCabe

    We tested six over-the-range microwaves and found that they’re all very similar, but we like the GE JVM6175 because it’s easier to use than most.

  • The Best Microwave

    The Best Microwave

    by Liam McCabe and Michael Sullivan

    Microwaves basically all perform the same, but we like the Toshiba EM131A5C for its looks and its useful extra features.

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