Category: Gear / Products / Kitchen

January 3, 2021

This $40 Cast-Iron Pot Is the Secret to Baking a Perfect Loaf

An inexpensive, so-simple-it-hurts pan has come to rule our food writer’s kitchen.


by Joe Ray in Gear
January 1, 2021

How to Cook in Your Tiny Kitchen (and Stay Sane)

Your cooking area is the size of a Game Boy. But with some strategic gear you can still whip up a storm of good food.


by Matt Jancer in Buying Guide
December 21, 2020

The Best Chef’s Knives to Level Up Your Home Cooking

It’s the indispensable multi-tool of the kitchen. We sliced and diced our way through meats and veggies to find today’s best blades.


by Scott Gilbertson in Clean Cut
December 9, 2020

Anova’s $600 Countertop Oven Is a Steam-Powered Dream

Move over, air fryers. The use of steam is an exciting and approachable new direction for the home kitchen, and this oven is pointing the way.


by Joe Ray in Gear
December 7, 2020

These 7 Pots and Pans Are All You Need in the Kitchen

Picking the right cookware can be a soul-sucking research project, but don’t give in to temptation and buy a set. Here’s a short list of unique essentials.


by Joe Ray in Buying Guide
December 4, 2020

13 Piping-Hot Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers

We all know someone who puts a little too much time into their morning brew. Here’s how to shop for them.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
December 4, 2020

13 Piping-Hot Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers

We all know someone who puts a little too much time into their morning brew. Here’s how to shop for them.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
December 3, 2020

Slay Every Sauce and Soup With This $100 Stick Blender

Braun’s new powerful and easy-to-use immersion blender is an essential kitchen upgrade.


by Joe Ray in Gear
November 23, 2020

Yes, Chef: Here Are the Year’s Best Cookbooks

We’re all cooking more than ever in 2020. These six selections offer some new kitchen adventures.


by Joe Ray in Gear
November 16, 2020

2 Years After Its Debut, This Smart Oven Is Still Underdone

The Brava oven arrived with a splash in 2018. We’ve revisited it now that the guided cooking tech has had time to mature. Only it hasn’t.


by Joe Ray in Gear