The pricey KitchenAid Pro Series blender has lots of power to mince, chop and mix food, but for best results, you'll have to make regular use of its tamper.
Bialetti's Manual Burr Grinder costs a fraction of what you'd pay for a fancy electric machine and produces uniform coffee grounds but it's slow and needs muscle power to operate.
If individual servings of pour-over or espresso are what you drink, the Breville Smart Grinder Pro might suit your needs, but experienced home baristas are better off buying a kitchen scale and a more affordable manual burr grinder.
You can use it to distill water, or hop oils, or whatever other completely legal things come to mind.
If you value head on beer, the affordable That UltraBeer Thing is fun to experiment with, but I don't recommend it to most beer lovers, as it alters the texture and dampens the taste of your beer.
The Perfect Blend Pro would be a good addition to the kitchen of a novice cook who needs help and calorie counts for smoothies and more. Everyone else should save a few bucks and stick with a regular kitchen scale.
The Aquasana Active Clean Water Machine connects to an app that lets you know when it's time to order a new filter.
You use an app on iOS or Android devices to change the settings on the six-quart slow cooker.
The Oxo Adjustable Temperature Gooseneck Kettle is build to bring precision and control to your pour-over coffee.
An appliance manufacturer called Gourmia will debut two countertop fryers equipped with cameras and Wi-Fi so you watch your food cook via livestream.
Oxo removes the scale from this burr grinder to greatly lower its price.
Inexperienced home cooks will definitely find the T-Fal OptiGrill's automatic operation a comfort but if you're confident in the kitchen you'll want an appliance with more control and abilities.
Skip the Cinder and go for a sous vide device like an immersion circulator for a cheaper way to cook to precise temperatures.
As home sous vide machines go, Sansaire's Delta immersion circulator looks quite slim and striking.
Buy the Barista Brain Conical Burr Grinder for its speed and handy built-in scale, but not to play with plenty of grind sizes.
The $800 Pico fails to make brewing easier for beginners, and makes homebrewing less satisfying for all skill levels. Unless you're in an area where you can't find good beer and are in desperate need of variety, I'd pass on the Pico.
Hello Egg is a voice-activated countertop assistant that can project cooking videos and build grocery lists.
Anova Culinary will release a $99 version (roughly converted to £80 or AU$135) of its popular sous vide immersion circulator, which could make this cooking method more approachable.