Best Kitchen Appliances

Best Kitchen Appliances

Buy the Best Kitchen Appliances Buying kitchen appliances can be confusing. Use our guides to learn what to look for when updating or replacing your current appliances. A little research ensures you’ll find the best kitchen appliances for your home and budget. Save Item Send to a FriendPrint Refrigerator Buying Guide Chances are you haven’t shopped for a refrigerator in a while, so you may be surprised by today’s features. Our buying guide helps you find the best fridge. Learn More Dishwasher Buying Guide Save water and energy with the hardest-working appliance in your kitchen – the dishwasher. Our buying guide helps eliminate the guesswork for easy shopping. Learn More Range Buying Guide Today’s ranges, ovens and cooktops are innovative, multitasking appliances able to cook more dishes at once while saving time and energy. Learn More Trash Compactor Buying Guide Use our trash compactor buying guide to help reduce the volume of household waste by 75-80%. Learn More Microwave Buying Guide Convenience features on traditional and convection microwaves open your kitchen to an array of mealtime possibilities. Learn More Small Appliance Buying Guide Small appliances do more in less space. Our buying guide highlights the best features and must-haves of today’s most popular kitchen additions. Learn More Freezer Buying Guide With the right freezer, you’ll make fewer trips to the store because you can buy in bulk, cook ahead, and save time and money. Learn More Range Hood Buying Guide Cooking produces grease, moisture, heat and smoke that can take a toll on your cabinets and walls over time. A range hood removes odors and improves ventilation. Learn More Shop Appliances You May Also Like . . . Countertop Buying Guide Easy Kitchen Updates Kitchen Cabinet Buying Guide
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Best Kitchen Appliances

Refrigerator Buying Guide Chances are you haven’t shopped for a refrigerator in a while, so you may be surprised by today’s features. Our buying guide helps you find the best fridge. Learn More Dishwasher Buying Guide Save water and energy with the hardest-working appliance in your kitchen – the dishwasher. Our buying guide helps eliminate the guesswork for easy shopping. Learn More Range Buying Guide Today’s ranges, ovens and cooktops are innovative, multitasking appliances able to cook more dishes at once while saving time and energy. Learn More Trash Compactor Buying Guide Use our trash compactor buying guide to help reduce the volume of household waste by 75-80%. Learn More Microwave Buying Guide Convenience features on traditional and convection microwaves open your kitchen to an array of mealtime possibilities. Learn More Small Appliance Buying Guide Small appliances do more in less space. Our buying guide highlights the best features and must-haves of today’s most popular kitchen additions. Learn More Freezer Buying Guide With the right freezer, you’ll make fewer trips to the store because you can buy in bulk, cook ahead, and save time and money. Learn More Range Hood Buying Guide Cooking produces grease, moisture, heat and smoke that can take a toll on your cabinets and walls over time. A range hood removes odors and improves ventilation. Learn More Shop Appliances
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Best Kitchen Appliances

We’ve spent hundreds of hours researching appliances, interviewing experts, poring over customer reviews, and testing appliances both large and small—many over the course of several years—to find the best appliances for your kitchen and home. From dishwashers and refrigerators to vacuums and steam cleaners, our experts pick out the right appliances for all kinds of living situations, to keep your chores short and sweet.
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Best Kitchen Appliances

The Best Stand Mixer KitchenAid Artisan After more than two years of making cookies, cakes, and even grinding meat, we still think the 5-quart KitchenAid Artisan is the best stand mixer. It creams butter and whips cake batter more effectively than nearly every other model we tried, and it effortlessly kneads dough without knocking around on the counter. For its performance, versatility, and price, the Artisan is still the absolute best. Read More >
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Best Kitchen Appliances

The Best Electric Kettle Cuisinart CPK-17 After spending dozens of hours researching and testing electric kettles over the past three years, we think the Cuisinart CPK-17 is the best electric kettle for most people. It quickly brings water to the temperature needed for optimum flavor from teas and coffee, and it offers the best combination of speed, accuracy, and ease of use of all the electric kettles we tested. Read More >
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Best Kitchen Appliances

The Best Soda Maker SodaStream Source After more than 42 hours of research, 150 hours of testing over the past three years, and even our own DIY version, we think the SodaStream Source is the best home soda maker. It makes the fizziest, best-tasting seltzer; its cartridge refills are among the most affordable; and it’s easier to use and clean than the competition. Read More >
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They offer several levels of ranges, ovens, cooktops, and dishwashers to appeal to your needs and budget. Bosch also makes one of the industry’s best dishwashers with over 50 models to choose from. Bosch dishwashers are also typically label-less so they can integrate seamlessly in any kitchen.
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After more than two years of making cookies, cakes, and even grinding meat, we still think the 5-quart KitchenAid Artisan is the best stand mixer. It creams butter and whips cake batter more effectively than nearly every other model we tried, and it effortlessly kneads dough without knocking around on the counter. For its performance, versatility, and price, the Artisan is still the absolute best. Read More >
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After spending dozens of hours researching and testing electric kettles over the past three years, we think the Cuisinart CPK-17 is the best electric kettle for most people. It quickly brings water to the temperature needed for optimum flavor from teas and coffee, and it offers the best combination of speed, accuracy, and ease of use of all the electric kettles we tested. Read More >
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After more than 42 hours of research, 150 hours of testing over the past three years, and even our own DIY version, we think the SodaStream Source is the best home soda maker. It makes the fizziest, best-tasting seltzer; its cartridge refills are among the most affordable; and it’s easier to use and clean than the competition. Read More >
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The Best Juicer Tribest Slowstar After pushing almost 40 pounds of leafy, crunchy, pulpy produce through nine top machines, we still think the Tribest Slowstar is the best and most versatile juicer for the home. It’s one of the slowest juicers available—key for getting maximum nutrients and enzymes from produce—and it still yielded more juice than nearly every other model we tested. Read More >
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The Best Ice Cream Maker Whynter ICM-15LS After 85 hours of research, talking to professional ice cream makers and a food scientist, and testing 14 models, we found the $260 Whynter ICM-15LS is the best ice cream maker for most homes. The Whynter made smoother ice cream in a shorter amount of time than any other model we tested, was quieter than the rest, and the easiest to clean. Read More >
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The Best Fan Seville Classics UltraSlimline 40″ Tower Fan After close to 60 hours of research and nearly a week spent testing fans in an overheated house, we found the $60 Seville Classics UltraSlimline 40″ Tower Fan is the best fan for most people. The Seville is the most powerful fan we tested and the hardest to tip over, with a better remote control than the competition. Read More >
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KitchenAid is probably one of the most recognizable appliance brand names in the industry today. KitchenAid is owned by the Whirlpool Corporation along with brands Jenn-Air, Maytag, Whirlpool and Amana. About two years ago, KitchenAid underwent major aesthetic improvements and today also sports an industrial look. KitchenAid has been been a go-to mid-brand with a variety of products spanning from entry level to built-in products. Although KitchenAid is best known for dishwasher and refrigeration, they make a full line of cooking products as well.
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For the first time, Samsung makes this list, and impressively enough, in a top spot. Samsung is a huge South Korean company best known for manufacturing electronics and televisions. Their claim to fame was originally rooted in attractive and afforable refrigeration and laundry.
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After 86 hours of research and testing, we think the Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker is the best slow cooker for most people. It has been our favorite for four years running, thanks to its intuitive interface, locking lid, and modest price. Read More >
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The Best Intermediate Sewing Machines Janome DC5100 After researching dozens of computerized sewing machines, we think the Janome DC5100 is the most versatile for intermediate sewers or beginners who want to invest in more advanced features. We also have picks for quilters, small apartment dwellers, and people who want to buy from a dealer. Read More >