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The 4 best knife sharpeners we tested in 2021

Owen Burke/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky If you own a knife, you should probably own a knife sharpener, unless you want to pay a sharpening service. Our favorite knife sharpener for most kitchens is the Chef's Choice Trizor XV EdgeSelect. We also have recommendations for manual pull-through, kit (jig system), and portable sharpeners. There's no way around it: at some point, your knives are going to need sharpening. And while sharp knives are dangerous, dull knives ca...
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The best toaster ovens we tested in 2021

James Brains/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good toaster oven is easy to use, preheats quickly, and stays at the temperature you set it to. We cooked whole chickens, frozen pizza, cookies, and toast in eight toaster ovens to find the best. The Cuisinart Digital AirFryer Toaster Oven is our top pick with its fast and even cooking. Toaster ovens are the unsung heroes of kitchen appliances. During the holidays when a big turkey is hogging the oven, you can prepare your sides i...
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Muji's stores are hard to come by in the US - fortunately, you can shop the Japanese retailer's home goods on Amazon

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon Muji is a Japanese retailer that sells affordable, quality household and lifestyle products. In addition to its stores and website, you can now find its well-designed products on Amazon. From skincare to dinnerware and stationery, many items cost less than $20. In my fantasy, I'd live in a mid-century John Lautner home filled with high-end, minimalist furnishings, but my limited budget preve...
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The 24 best gifts for your in-laws, whether you're meeting them for the first time or have known them for years

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Gilaxia/Getty Images Gifts for in-laws can be tricky, whether it's your first meeting or you've known them for years. We rounded up 25 of the best gift ideas for your in-laws, from small thank yous to grander gestures. For more gift ideas, check out all of our gift guides here. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. Depending on your r...
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29 quirky White Elephant gifts under $50 that make great gifts year-round

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Getty Images White Elephant, Yankee Swap, and Nasty Christmas gift exchanges reward originality and humor. To save you hours of internet browsing, here are 30 great White Elephant gift ideas, all under $50. Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. When it comes to gift-swapping games like White Elephant, Yankee Swap, or Nasty Christmas, the master gifters must first ...
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The 3 best food processors we tested in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. James Brains/Insider A good food processor can slice, shred, ground, chop, emulsify, knead, and mix food effortlessly. We put seven food processors through seven distinct prep tasks to find the best ones on the market. The Breville Sous Chef 16 Pro is our top pick with its powerful motor and useful accessories. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews kitchen products. Table of Conten...
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The 5 best kitchen knives we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Putting your knife set together piecemeal is the best way to go, and a quality chef's knife is absolutely essential. The Wusthof Classic Ikon 8" Chef's Knife is our favorite, but we also like Victorinox, Shun, and more. There may be no more important tool in your kitchen than your chef's knife. It is the one-stop-shop for all of your slicing, chopping, dicing, and trimming needs. Sure, there are other kitchen knives well worth their steel, but we c...
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25 Secret Santa gifts under $25 they'll actually want to keep

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Uncommon Goods You don't have to spend a lot on Secret Santa gifts to find something that's still special. We rounded up 25 fun gifts under $25 that they'll actually really like. Check out all of our gift guides for even more inspiration, including White Elephant gift ideas. Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice and great deals In theory, Secret Santa...
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The 4 best tea kettles of 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Smeg The key to making a great cup of tea is the water. A quality electric kettle should be easy to use and clean and ideally allow for temperature control. If you live somewhere with hard water, a built-in filter is a must-have feature. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky I've been a tea drinker since childhood. My mom and I would drink tea, watch our favorite shows, and snuggle in the basement.O...
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38 gifts for coffee lovers they'll use every morning

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Hario/Facebook Whatever the type of coffee drinker you're shopping for, we've got you covered for gift ideas. Be they an espresso fiend or a black-coffee hound, here are our favorite coffee finds for all. Find all of our gift guides here from coffee table books to gifts under $10 that won't end up in the junk drawer. Coffee drinkers are a diverse lot, and if you're going to buy a gift f...
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The 20 best 'Shark Tank' products for the home and kitchen that we actually use

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon "Shark Tank" often impresses us with its wide variety of creative solutions to everyday problems. Products from the show help us clean and cook more efficiently, waste less, and sleep better. From kitchen gadgets to pet products, these "Shark Tank" alums are worth considering. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Twelve seasons in and hundreds of products later, the show "Shark Tank" (where en...
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51 Christmas gifts for mom that cost $50 or less

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Book of the Month Instagram With all she does for you, Mom deserves to be treated to something nice. You don't have to spend a lot to make her feel special. We found plenty of Christmas gifts for mom that all come in under $50. Check out more great gift ideas for her here. She's your confidante, rock, mentor, and built-in best friend. She's been there through it all, and now she deserves so...
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I've had this inexpensive chef's knife for 5 years and it's my favorite

Five years ago I bought this inexpensive 8-inch Winco chef's knife. I'm still using it today, and it's my favorite kitchen knife. I like the heaviness of it, and it sharpens quickly and holds an edge for a long time. — Read the rest
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Good deal on the FryDaddy electric deep fryer

The FryDaddy electric deep fryer is awesome — I use it a couple of times a week to fry sweet potato, butternut squash, and Brussels sprouts chips. (Here's the coconut oil I use with it.) Lately, I've been frying very thinly cut slices of butternut squash. — Read the rest
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The best cast iron skillets and pans we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Cast iron skillets offer the best heat retention of any cookware material; plus, they can last for decades. Our pick for the best overall cast iron skillet is the Field 10.25" Cast Iron Skillet. The skillet seared steak without overcooking it, baked a well-risen cornbread, and quickly became nonstick. In my reporting for Insider, I speak to many chefs and I often ask them what their favorite kitchen tool is and why. The vast majority of them give me two answer...
Tags: Reviews, Kitchen, Food, Cooking, New York, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Victoria, Kitchen Tools, Field, Bernstein, Austin Texas, Mark Bittman, Le Creuset, Lodge


38 gifts for him on Amazon for under $100, from a massage gun to a waterproof phone case

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon Finding the right gifts for the men in your life is tough, so we rounded up a helpful list of gifts. Each gift is available on Amazon for less than $100 and with two-day shipping for Prime members. Need more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Trying to find the right gift when none seem ideal tends to make procrastinators out of the best of us. That's when most of us...
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60 gifts you can get on Amazon for under $50

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Wake up early and make mini heart-shaped waffles for a breakfast together. Amazon Affordable gifts can be just as thoughtful and useful as expensive gifts. We rounded up 60 gifts on Amazon for under $50 that anyone would love to receive. From an ice cream maker to a foot massager, there's a gift for everyone in this guide. For more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides. Your friend...
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This rolling pin makes perfect pie crusts

This wooden rolling pin comes with four pairs of discs that attach to either end, ensuring uniformly thick dough. We've used them for pizza, quiches, pies, and cookies and love the results.
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I've tested more than a dozen air fryers - this model from Philips is the best for cooking large meals

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Philips Twin's TurboStar XXL Airfryer holds 3 pounds of food, cooks quickly, and is dishwasher safe. It's pricey (normally $350, but currently on sale for $300), but worth it if you often cook large dishes. It comes with an app loaded with hundreds of recipes so you can get the most out of the appliance. Amazon Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Twin TurboStar XXL Airfryer (small) In 2010, Ph...
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I've tested more than a dozen air fryers and this Philips version is the only one that cooks large dishes with ease - here's why I'm a convert

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Philips Twin's TurboStar XXL Airfryer holds 3 pounds of food, cooks quickly, and is dishwasher safe. It's pricey (normally $350, but currently on sale for $300), but worth it if you often cook large dishes. It comes with an app loaded with hundreds of recipes so you can get the most out of the appliance. Amazon Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Twin TurboStar XXL Airfryer (small) In 2010, Ph...
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We tested Le Creuset's classic Dutch oven and 6 other pieces - the cast iron cookware is pricey, but here's why it's worth the investment

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Le Creuset/Instagram Le Creuset is known for its beautiful, well-crafted, and versatile enamel Dutch ovens. Its cookware is expensive, but Le Creuset's products last for years (if not generations). We tested seven pieces, including its Dutch oven, oven-ready stoneware, and non-stick cookware. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Round Dutch Oven (small) Though startups like Made In are making he...
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Instead of going to bars during the pandemic, my roommates and I started a weekly cocktail club - these 7 items are everything a beginner bartender needs to get started

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. My roommates and I during one of our at-home cocktail club sessions. Anna Popp/Insider My roommates and I made the most of turning 21 years old during the pandemic so we created an at-home weekly cocktail club. We picked a theme, made two cocktails to rate and chat about, and played board games. Our favorite items to use were a cocktail shaker set and a Polaroid camera. Find out more about how Insider R...
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I've tested more than a dozen air fryers and this is one of my favorites

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Cosori Smart WiFi air fryer connects with an app. Amazon A high-quality air fryer browns food quickly using minimal oil. The Cosori Smart WiFi Air Fryer is dishwasher safe, cooks quickly, and is Wi-Fi-connected, though I didn't find this feature as useful as it could be. If you're looking for more options, check out our guide to the best air fryers. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Smart...
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32 kitchen gifts under $50 that any home cook or baker will love

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon Whether it's for Mom, Dad, or a friend, small kitchen accessories will always make useful gifts. Here are 31 fun and practical kitchen accessories that are $50 or less and make great gifts.Check out all of our gift guides for more inspiration. Whether they have a cookware collection that rivals Martha Stewart's or their most prized kitchen accessory is their drawer of takeout menus, any f...
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The best toaster ovens in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good toaster oven is easy to use, preheats quickly, and stays at the temperature you set it to. We cooked whole chickens, frozen pizza, cookies, and toast in eight toaster ovens to find the best. The Cuisinart Digital AirFryer Toaster Oven is our top pick with its fast and even cooking. Toaster ovens are the unsung heroes of kitchen appliances. During the holidays when a big turkey is hogging the oven, you can prepare your sides in the toaster oven. And, in ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Kitchen, Cooking, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Appliances, Panasonic, Kitchen Tools, Anova, Moore, Hamilton Beach, SHP, Emeril Lagasse, Wyss


This KitchenAid meat grinder lets me make the best sausages and burgers from scratch at home

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. KitchenAid KitchenAid stand mixers are a status symbol for bakers in kitchens across America. Attachments made for the mixer let you use your KitchenAid for more than just doughs or batters. I love KitchenAid's meat grinder attachment, which lets me use my mixer to make ground meats and sausages. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Metal Meat Grinder Attachment (small) As someone who mainly focuse...
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59 gifts you can get on Amazon for under $50

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Wake up early and make mini heart-shaped waffles for a breakfast together. Amazon Affordable gifts can be just as thoughtful and useful as expensive gifts. We rounded up 59 gifts on Amazon for under $50 that anyone would love to receive. From an ice cream maker to a foot massager, there's a gift for everyone in this guide. For more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides. Your friend...
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The best blender for every budget in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Whether it's for occasional smoothies or an array of daily uses, a blender is a kitchen essential. We tested 12, and the user-friendly, high-powered Vitamix 5200 is our favorite. It blends everything from smoothies to nut butter faster and more consistently than the rest. Whether you're a daily smoothie drinker or use your blender for everything from soups and purees to nut flours and butters, the right blender makes the process of blending, preparing,...
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16 must-haves to create a DIY ice cream sundae bar at home

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Williams Sonoma An ice cream sundae bar is the best kind of overwhelming; how can you possibly choose between chocolate or vanilla, crushed Hershey bars or gummy worms, and hot fudge or salted caramel sauce? Planning a sundae bar may not be as fun as eating at one, but we've rounded up 16 products to guide you through the process. I'm no stranger to ice cream parties. My grandfather sold ice cre...
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Our top picks for the best pepper mill and grinder of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Pepper is one of the most popular spices around the world. Grinding fresh pepper guarantees the best flavor and spice for your dish. The best pepper grinder is the Peugeot Pepper Mill, an efficient and attractive classic. Pepper is found in kitchens around the world, whether it's dashed in tomato sauce, rubbed onto a steak, or mixed with other spices to give a cookie a kick. However, what pre-ground pepper offers in convenience, it sacrifices in quality. "...
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