If you're in love with the idea of a Wi-Fi-connected multicooker, the Instant Pot Smart WiFi cooks well and brings you those internet-enabled extras. Otherwise, you'll do just as well with a more affordable Instant Pot model.
The June Intelligent Oven would make a fun and useful addition to your kitchen, especially as the company continues to update the oven's software.
Stick with older Instant Pot models that are cheaper and cook food faster.
Skip this machine if want to save money -- or just prefer the taste of homemade roti.
Black & Decker breaks new ground with its first toaster oven that also air-fries food.
The Philips Airfryer XXL cooks in big batches but costs too much considering its flaws.
The Instant Pot Ace is a useful and affordable appliance to add to your countertop.
The Simple Chef HF-898 is a perfectly respectable air fryer, but like other air fryers, it doesn't offer much more than the common toaster oven.
Packing the benefits of pressure cooking into a countertop oven is a pretty clever idea. Chef Puck's oven isn't perfect, and at $249 it isn't for everyone, but crafty home cooks will nonetheless appreciate its performance.
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.
Do you really need a 9-in-1 kitchen appliance? If you aren't planning to make massive quantities of nut butter (or other relatively obscure things) regularly, you might actually prefer something less intense.
The Thermomix TM5 is a luxury kitchen gadget worth pining for.
The Vitamix Ascent 3500 blender’s expensive high-tech tricks won’t thrill you, and neither should its less-than-stellar food blending.
Creative home chefs looking for a powerful, versatile alternative to their full-size oven should give the CSO-300 first consideration, but those just looking for something to heat up Pop-Tarts and Red Barons should stick with something less expensive.
Novice cooks will love the Crock-Pot Express' simplicity, but experienced home chefs should look to Instant Pot for more flavor.
Juicero cold juice press demands lots of green up front and squeezes more cash from you down the road.
For a little less than competing appliances the VonShef 990w Professional Juicer handles fruit well, won't choke on kale, but is a chore to clean.
Consider the Mellow if you're a moderate sous vide enthusiast who wants to make sure dinner is ready exactly when you want it. If you're still not sure about cooking your food in a water bath, go for a less expensive immersion circulator instead.