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Best Sous Vide Machine

Sous vide cooking is easily as cool as it is functional. Sure, it’s not an essential piece of cookware. But, it’s one of the easiest ways to get professional-level cooking results without much effort.

My first foray into sous vide cooking was in 2012, and I’ve used them extensively in just about every restaurant I’ve worked in since. The technique remains the same but options have gotten smaller, more powerful, and less expensive. A perfect recipe for home cooks.

Today, I’ll be using my own professional experience, hours of research, plus a few consultations with fellow chefs to break down three of the best sous vide machines for use in a home kitchen environment.

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Best Toaster Oven Under $100

Before I started learning the nuances of Italian cooking, I found occasion to prepare my share of pizza rolls. Whether you’re cooking frozen delicacies or a more robust meat-and-veggies meal, the best toaster oven under $100 can be your best friend. Take a look at my guide below to learn more about how these little appliances can deliver the power and versatility you need in the kitchen.

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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.

Best Gas Range

Over the past ten years, I’ve used a gas range to perfect all of my favorite recipes, so when it comes to finding the best gas ranges, I know exactly what factors to look for. After an exhaustive search of all the top brands, as well as some lesser-known names, I’ve handpicked a few that stand out for power, oven capacity, style, and safety features. Take a look at my favorites, and see whether they’re a good fit for your kitchen.

Best Electric Range

Those shopping for the best electric range have plenty to consider, with dozens of high-end models and a dizzying selection of features. A big part of my career as a food writer is about investing the time and effort to sort through these options and narrow down the list to a selection of top picks that balance power, versatility, and quality. Take a look at my favorites and see if any match your needs.

Best Induction Range

After running side-by-side comparisons on dozens of high-end brands, considering style, power, safety, size, and other factors, I’ve boiled-down your search to the best of the best induction ranges. Take a look at my top picks, and decide for yourself which is a perfect match for you.