We're hoping the Vortex Plus will get a second generation or rerelease, as this model from the maker of the Instant Pot doesn't feel ready for prime time.
Skip this machine if want to save money -- or just prefer the taste of homemade roti.
The Philips Airfryer XXL cooks in big batches but costs too much considering its flaws.
Stick with older Instant Pot models that are cheaper and cook food faster.
The wee Panasonic FlashXpress Toaster Oven is endearingly quirky and almost surprisingly good at what it does. For a midrange price, you’ll get the functionality of a much more expensive model.
If you're looking for a blender that can replace a lot of your small appliances without breaking the bank, you can't go wrong with the reasonably priced Ninja Ultima.
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.
This blender is a great budget option that will make smoothies and other simple snacks without complaint. Just don't expect anything extraordinary from it and you won't be disappointed.
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.
The Vitamix Ascent 3500 blender’s expensive high-tech tricks won’t thrill you, and neither should its less-than-stellar food blending.
The Thermomix TM5 is a luxury kitchen gadget worth pining for.
Consider this grill if you're new to gas grills. If you don't want to spend as much money, consider another Char-Broil model -- the $299 Performance XL.
Novice cooks will love the Crock-Pot Express' simplicity, but experienced home chefs should look to Instant Pot for more flavor.
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.
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.
Consider investing in this trusty, solid and clever toaster oven if you plan to use yours for serious cooking and as long as you're not turned off by a $249 price tag.
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.
Black & Decker breaks new ground with its first toaster oven that also air-fries food.