Dyson AM09 Hot+Cool ( white)
Unless you're the most devoted Dyson loyalist, you'll find much better values if you shop around -- including Dyson's own AM05.
The Nomiku is a great kitchen gadget, but it's the wrong time to buy one. Shop around for a cheaper competitor -- or hold out for Nomiku 2.0.
NutriBullet Pro 900
Beneath all the health hype, you'll find a competent blender that gets caught in the middle between the best single-serve smoothie makers and the best full-size multitaskers.
iDevices Kitchen Thermometer
This dual-probe Kitchen Thermometer is expensive, but you can trust it to turn out perfectly prepared food with little to no effort on your part.
Only consider the Vitamix S30 if personal to-go blending and quality are your objectives and saving money isn't.
Hamilton Beach MultiBlend Blender
For basic nuts-and-bolts blending on a budget, the Hamilton Beach MultiBlend delivers, though other models offer greater flexibility and food-processing horsepower.
Oster Beehive Blender
The Oster Beehive is a subpar blender, both lagging behind other budget models and falling short of its classic namesake.
Ninja Nutri Ninja BL450
This is a powerful and effective single-serve blender that won't cost a fortune, just don't expect it to go too far beyond the line of duty.
Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Blender 52400
For simple, travel-size smoothie making, look to the affordable Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Blender, but you'll have to spend more for hard-core food processing.
Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker
If you have a stable home Wi-Fi connection and want more control over your slow-cooked meals, Belkin and Jarden's Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker can give you the on-the-go access you crave. For everyone else, it's an overpriced slow cooker that makes a hands-off process much more involved.