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.
While it can do the job of personal blender, produce juice extractor and motorized citrus reamer in a pinch, the Juiceman 3-in-1 Total Juicer can't match other juicers for blending power.
The Ellie Sterilizing Pod, from RayVio on IndieGogo, is supposed to make sure your child gets exposed to even fewer germs.
The Joule immersion circulator is the right product for the ambitious chef who's also into smart-home technology.
For chewable pellet ice addicts the Firstbuild Opal Nugget Ice is a dream come true, but regular shoppers should pass on this pricey specialty appliance.
Skip this cooker -- unless you're really into risotto.
The cooker doesn't perform its promised 10 functions well enough to earn a coveted spot on your countertop.
Skip this multicooker in favor of other countertop products that are less expensive and do the same tasks.
The Chip Smart Cookie Oven, which debuted this week on Kickstarter, is a Wi-Fi-connected countertop appliance that its designers say will bake perfect cookies in less than 10 minutes.
If you live in a small apartment without an outdoor garden, this smokeless grill could be ideal.
A Swedish company known for its high-end ironing systems will soon begin to sell a smart iron that costs more than $1,000.
The German appliance manufacturer created an app and cookbook tailored to accompany the company's first multicooker.
The OptiMum Kitchen Machine is a stand mixer with a scale in the base so you weigh out your ingredients without moving your mixing bowl.
Dyson's newest crazy expensive gadget filters the air while heating or cooling the room.
If you have patience and earplugs, the Salton Harley Pasternak blender fulfills its promise to make powerful blending affordable.