Appliances

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Best Large Air Fryer

I’m always looking for new ways to cook healthy meals at home, and since the start of the air fryer craze I’ve kept one eye open to all the new models hitting virtual stores. 

After putting in a few hours of research, I’ve found that the best large air fryers come in all shapes in sizes, but are always made with the user in mind. See what I mean with some of the products below, and maybe even try one for yourself.

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Best Outdoor Wok Burner

One of my favorite stations to work in a restaurant is the wok. It was my first professional position after culinary school, and I quickly fell in love with the hot and fast style of cooking.

Most cooking techniques are easily replicated inside a home kitchen. But that’s not the case with the wok, since most of us don’t have the necessary firepower.

Luckily, a powerful outdoor burner does the trick really well. By comparing their features with the ones I’ve found on the best restaurant wok set-ups, I’ve come up with the best outdoor wok burners that you can buy right now. So you can get close to the real thing in your own backyard.

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Best Wok Ring

I have a real soft spot for wok cooking as it was my first restaurant position after finishing culinary school way back when. Cooking with a wok at home isn’t quite the same as a professional setup, but the simple addition of a wok ring makes a world of difference.

Through first-hand experience and hours of research, I’ve come up with a list of the three best wok rings for your home kitchen. Hopefully, you can use this list so you’re no longer stuck playing the dangerous wok balancing game that some of us are used to.

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Best Portable Electric Stove

Having worked in my share of dorm rooms and cramped apartment kitchens, I know the value of a compact kitchen appliance. The best portable electric stoves can be a great kitchen helper for anyone, as long as you know what to look for. Take a look at my top picks below, also chosen for their power, control, safety, and style.

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Best Rotisserie Oven

As a dedicated carnivore, I can be a bit discerning when it comes to the crispiness of my chicken skin. So when I set out to find the best rotisserie oven I was sure to put in the extra legwork. Take a look at my favorite models for yourself, all chosen for their quality, affordability, and compatibility with household kitchens.

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Best Roaster Oven

As an apartment-dwelling home cook who isn’t afraid to make large meals for six, eight, or ten guests at a time, I know the value of the best roaster oven.

After hours worth of work whittling down my favorites based on price, size, temperature control, and other factors, I’ve chosen a select few to stand out as the best.

See for yourself what makes these little appliances the perfect choice for any home cook.

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Best Slide-In Electric Range

If you’re looking to add a bit of extra style to your kitchen, finding the best slide-in electric range can add that custom-built quality. However doing the research can take time, effort, and the knowledge to know what to look for. That’s why I’ve lent my experienced eye to the cause and put together this list of top products. Check out some of the models for yourself and see which you like best.

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Best Countertop Convection Oven

Convection ovens are the “secret ingredient” in a lot of professional kitchens and adding one to your home can quickly elevate your cooking.

I’ve cooked with a convection oven in every restaurant I’ve ever worked in, and adding a countertop model at home was one of the best things I’ve ever done.

In this article, I’ll share my first-hand experience on how a small convection oven can change the way you cook at home. I’ll cover a few favorites that I’d consider to be the best countertop convection ovens available today, and discuss more broadly what to look for when choosing one for your kitchen.

Best Under Cabinet Range Hood

The best under cabinet range hoods offer great ventilation for your kitchen. When functioning properly, these appliances remove smoke, steam, and grease from the air. This is vital when it comes to ensuring your lung health as you cook.

Among range hoods, the under cabinet type is the most popular. This variety fits neatly against the wall, beneath a cabinet and over your cooking range. In this article, we’ll cover nine of the best under cabinet range hoods. We will focus on the most common, 30” size. Read through the descriptions to find the range hood that is right for you.

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Best Double Oven

It takes careful planning to find the best double oven, as size, style, power, and features all need attention. Luckily, I’ve taken the time to scrutinize dozens of brands and models, and after hours of consideration, I can say with confidence that I’ve narrowed down my top picks to the best of the best. Check out all the best double ovens for yourself, right here.