Equipment

Our favorite kitchen equipment and how best to use it all, based on exhaustive reviews and years upon years of professional cooking experience. We do the work so you don't have to.
Numerous baking pans on a marble countertop.
I Baked Dozens of Blondies and Cakes to Find the Best Baking Pans
A person uses a grill brush to clean the Weber Genesis E-335 Gas Grill
The Best Way to Clean Your Grill, According to Experts
One-off: affordable grill brush Tout
The Best Grill Brush Gets Into Every Nook and Cranny—and It’s Only $17
three countertop smart ovens on a marble surface with a teal green tile background
Bake, Air-Fry, Steam, Dehydrate, and Proof: Our 3 Favorite Smart Countertop Ovens Go Way Beyond Toast
Quince Cookware
We Tried This Stainless Steel Cookware Set That’s Half the Price of All-Clad (And Were Pleasantly Surprised!)
Person testing temperature of water in a bucket with the Breville Joule Sous Vide
The Best Kitchen Gadgets, According to Our Many Years of Reviewing Equipment
a pizza on a pizza steel on top of a gas oven
To Find the 3 Best Pizza Steels, We Slung Pizzas For Three Days Straight
A person carbonating water with the Breville soda maker.
I Tested Breville’s New Soda Maker By Carbonating Lemonade and Cocktails (Yup, It’s Great)
Close up of the Lelit Elizabeth Espresso Machine brewing an espresso
What Are the Different Types of Espresso Machines?
collage of Wine Enthusiast 32-Bottle Dual Zone MAX Compressor Wine Cooler
We Talked to Sommeliers and Experts to Find 6 Wine Fridges for Every Budget and Space
A person using a spreader to spread crepe batter onto a crepe pan.
I Flipped Over 100 Crepes to Find the Four Best Crepe Pans
Tatung Rice Cooker
My Mother Used This Rice Cooker Every Day— and It's Still My Favorite
One-off skinny spatula tout
This $8 Skinny Spatula Is the Only Tool You Can Trust to Scrape a Jar Clean
six pieces of beeswax reusable wrap layered on top of each other
After Testing 10 Reusable Beeswax Wraps, I Found Six That Are the Bees Knees
the gozney arc with an illustrated blue badge that says Seriously Good
I Made a Dozen Pizzas (and Calzones) to Find Out If the Gozney Arc Could Bring the Heat
Takeya Premium Quality Iced Tea Maker
I Spend All Summer Drinking Iced Tea Thanks to This Large, Easy-to-Clean Carafe
a chest freezer with the lid open revealing what's inside
As a Professional Equipment Tester, a Chest Freezer Helps Me Do My Job
Kitchen Tool Upgrades
I Made These 7 Kitchen Equipment Upgrades, and They’ve Been Paying Off for Years
A closeup look at the Breville tea kettle pouring water into a light blue mug
This Is the Gear You Need to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea Every Time
One-off Anova sous vide machine sale Tout
The Anova Sous Vide Machine Is Easy to Use, Super Accurate, and 45% Off on Amazon Right Now
I Keep This Folding Knife in My Bag at All Times for Picnics, Camping, and Snack Time
I Keep This $17 Folding Knife in My Bag at All Times for Picnics, Camping, and Snack Time
Krups Precise Stainless Steel Flat Burr Grinder
Hurry, Our Favorite Super-Budget Grinder for Everyday Coffee Drinkers Is Now Even Cheaper
a variety of charcoal chimneys on a wooden picnic table
I Burned Through 78 Pounds of Charcoal to Find the Four Best Chimney Starters
L.L. Bean New New England Cookbook
Why I Still Reach for This 40-Year-Old Cookbook from L.L. Bean
a food mill with boiled potatoes in a steamer basket on a white tile surface
To Find the 3 Best Food Mills, We Went Through 30 Pounds of Potatoes and Tomatoes
A bread box with a loaf of bread in it and its lid closed.
I Tested 11 Bread Boxes to Find the Best Ones for Storing Loaves of All Sorts and Shapes
a spider strainer being used to deposit sliced plantains into hot oil
This Simple Strainer Drains, Scoops, and Skims With Ease—And It’s One of My Most-Used Kitchen Utensils
Numerous reusable grocery bags, with onions, a lime, and bananas spilling out of one.
I Tested 11 Reusable Grocery Bags—My Favorites Made Hauling Groceries Less of a Chore
Mother's Day Gift Guide
25 of Our Favorite Mother’s Day Gifts (Including a Candle That Smells Like Cereal)
breville compact toaster oven on a white marble counter with white tile backdrop
The Best Way to Clean a Toaster Oven, According to an Expert from Breville
Roundup/One-off: BSSE Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Deal
These Ice Cream Makers Aced Our Tests, and They’re Still Marked Down at Amazon’s Big Spring Sale
the lodge dual handled skillet on a black tile surface with a carton of eggs to the left and a bag of yellow onions on the right
Find a Cast Iron Skillet Difficult to Lift? Try This Two-Handled One from Lodge
Best Big Spring Sale Kitchen Deals
Amazon’s Big Spring Sale Is Here, and Some of Our Favorites from All-Clad and Le Creuset Are Up to 50% Off
spices in a metal spice rack on a counter
I Tested 11 Spice Racks to Find the Best Ones for Spaces Big and Small (Be It a Pantry or Cabinet)
a roast chicken on an oxo cutting board
We've Recommended OXO's Plastic Cutting Boards for 5 Years—and They're Still Indispensable in Our Kitchens
Two potato ricers beside a bowl of potatoes and another bowl of riced potatoes.
I Made 18 Pounds of Mashed Potatoes to Find the Best Potato Ricers
Three mini food processor on a marble kitchen countertop.
I Tested 11 Mini Food Processors to Find the Best Ones for Sauces and Other Small Tasks
One-Off: Green Thermapen / St. Pattys Tout
You're in Luck: Our Favorite Meat Thermometer Is On Sale for Saint Patrick's Day
Plastic box filled with containers of non-perishable Japanese pantry ingredients
Some Very Excellent Pantry Storage Ideas, From Some of Your Favorite Serious Eats Staffers
a closeup of the shun chef's knife on a wooden surface with cut up butternut squash
What Even Are Damascus Steel Knives (and Are They Better)?
One-Off All-Clad Waffle Maker tout
All-Clad’s Waffle Maker Aced All of Our Tests, and It’s 30% Off Right Now
A person about to place a portafilter with espresso grounds in it into the Breville Puck Sucker.
Breville Sells a Knock Box That's Like a Vacuum for Espresso Pucks, but Does It Work?
three blenders on a kitchen countertop
After Days of Testing and Countless Smoothies, 5 Blenders Outperformed the Competition
someone using the anova precision sealer to vacuum seal pork chops
I Used the Anova Handheld Vacuum Sealer for Over a Month—It Was Fast, Reliable, and Portable
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Great Jones Is Slashing 20% Off Its Entire Site Just for Serious Eats Readers—Shop Our Top 3 Picks
water bottles laying on a green surface
Leakproof and Lovely: We Tested 12 Water Bottles to Find the Best Ones for Staying Hydrated
Roundup Breville Espresso Machines Sale Tout
These Breville Espresso Machines Aced Our Tests—and They’re Both on Rare Sale at Amazon
A charcuterie board with cheeses, sliced salami, and grapes on it.
I Tested 11 Charcuterie Boards to Find the Best Ones for Meats, Cheeses, and Spreads of All Sorts
Four fondue posts on a light grey countertop.
I Tested Fondue Pots by Melting 10 Pounds of Cheese and Eight Pounds of Chocolate
Kitchen utensils and flatware in a wooden drawer organizer.
I Tested 13 Kitchen Drawer Organizers to Find the Best Ones for Storing Flatware, Utensils, and Knives
Roundup: Best Presidents Day Deals on Tested Gear Tout
Presidents Day Is Nearly Here—Shop Deals on Rigorously-Tested Gear from Breville, Vitamix, and More
Three propane smokers sit side-by-side in a backyard.
After 64 Hours of Testing, We Found the Three Best Gas Smokers
a few jars of chili crisp on a pink background
Spicy! Crunchy! Crispy! The Best Chili Crisp You Can Buy Online
The Vitamix Immersion Blender over a white and yellow grid background.
We’re In Love With This Vitamix Immersion Blender—And It’s on Sale for Valentine’s Day
an overhead shot of a variety of knife rolls on a gray surface
I Tested 11 Knife Rolls—Three Kept Blades Safe and Secure for Easy Transport
Several pieces of copper cookware on a marble kitchen countertop.
The 5 Best Copper Cookware Sets (According to Our Scientific, Rigorous Tests)
A handful of chocolate bars on a marble countertop.
We Had the *Tough* Job of Tasting 12 Gourmet Chocolate Bars to Find Our Six Favorites
Dry food storage containers filled with Cheez-Its on a gray surface
I Tested 48 Dry Food Storage Containers and Found Seven Sets That’ll Keep Pantry Goods Fresh