Electric Appliances

There's an electric kitchen appliance for just about any task these days. We've sorted through what's *actually* useful for every budget and kitchen size.
a vitamix blender on a marble surface
The Best Vitamix Sales
a side angle look at the oxo coffee maker sitting on a grey countertop
As a Coffee Professional, I Can't Overstate How Good OXO’s Brewer Is (It's 20% Off, Too)
A closeup shot of coffee grounds placed in a filter in a brew basket
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Coffee Maker
A hand pressing down on the start button a coffee grinder
This Is How to Clean Your Coffee Grinder
A Nespresso machine brewing a cup of coffee into an amber mug
Should You Buy a Nespresso Machine?
The Vitamix FoodCycler on a countertop
Is the Vitamix Countertop Composter Worth Its $400 Price Tag?
multiple vacuum sealers on a marble surface
We Tested 10 Vacuum Sealers—Here Are the Best Ones
two electric gooseneck kettles on a countertop
We Tested 13 Gooseneck Kettles To Find the Best Ones for Pourover Coffee (and More)
a smoothie being blended in the Vitamix 5200 blender
Which Vitamix Blender Should You Buy? We Compared (Almost) All of Them
Bonavita and Mr. Coffee coffee makers
We Tested Coffee Makers That Cost $150 (or Less)—Here Are Our Favorites
Instant Pot Review
We Tested 5 Instant Pots to Find Out Which Ones Are Worth Buying
four toasters on a white countertop
We Tested 14 Toasters—Here are Our Favorites for Bagels, Oblong Slices, and More
Juicing carrots in a hamilton beach juicer
We Tested Juicers to Find the Best Ones That Are Worth the Squeeze
Two immersion blenders (All-Clad and Hamilton Beach) side by side
We Tested 16 Immersion Blenders—Here Are Our Favorites
We Tested 13 Sous Vide Machines (Immersion Circulators)—Here Are Our Favorites
Three food processors against a blue tile background
We Tested 17 Food Processors—Here Are the 4 Worth Buying
We Tested 11 Electric Griddles—Here Are Our Favorites
Why I Love the AeroGarden
Lowering a bag of chicken into a sous vide machine to cook it
Sous Vide Cooking: How to Get Started
We Tested 13 Spice Grinders to Find the Best Ones
stand mixer creaming butter and sugar
How Do Stand Mixers Work?
KitchenAid Pro-6
This Is the Best Stand Mixer You Can Buy
Why You Shouldn't Buy a Slow Cooker
Steam escaping from the open lid of a Hamilton Beach rice cooker filled with cooked rice
We Tested 11 Rice Cookers—Here Are Our Favorites
We Tested 12 Coffee Grinders—Here Are the Best Ones
What to Make With a Stand Mixer
We Tried the Breville Pizzaiolo Oven—Here's What We Think About It
We Tested 15 Pressure Cookers and Multi-Cookers—These Are Our Favorites
We Tested 20 Waffle Makers—Here Are Our Favorite Models
My Electric Water Pot Beats A Kettle Any Day
Stop Putting These Things in the Dishwasher
Transform Your Small, Crappy Apartment With a Countertop Dishwasher
Use the Microwave to Dry Your Herbs for Long-Lasting Intense Flavor
We Tested High-End Blenders—Here Are Our Two Favorites
Using an immersion blender to make mayonnaise in a plastic container
Why You Should Buy an Immersion Blender
11 Microwave Shortcuts Every Home Cook Should Know
three electric kettles on a marble kitchen countertop
We Tested 13 Electric Kettles to Find Our Favorite Ones
How to Really Use an Instant Pot and Other Multi-Cookers
We Tested 8 Toaster Ovens Under $250—Our Winners Toasted the Competition
The Scoop: On Pacojets
How to Steam Vegetables in the Microwave | The Food Lab
The Little-Known Stand Mixer Setting That’s Killing Your Game
Graphic illustration of the main, central shelves of a refrigerator with various items
How to Organize Your Refrigerator for Better Food Storage | The Food Lab
The Best Blender for You: Expensive Versus Budget Buys, Tested
Equipment: We Test The New Breville Crispy Crust Countertop Pizza Oven
several soda makers on a kitchen countertop
We Tested 9 Soda Makers—Here Are the Ones that Make the Best Bubbles
Vitamix Explorian E310 blender on the countertop
Our Favorite Countertop Appliances
We Tested 9 Mid-Priced Blenders To Find One That Blends With Ease
The New Anova Precision Cooker Promises to Be the Best, Most Cost-Effective Sous Vide Solution on the Market
Serious Eats and The Food Lab Have Teamed Up With Anova to Bring You the Best Sous Vide Guides On the Planet
17 Immersion Blender Recipes for Easier Soups, Purées, and More
34 Baking Recipes to Make the Most of Your Food Processor
Serving Lots Of Pizza At a Party? Reheat It With An Electric Griddle