Two Smart Kitchen Appliances Worth Adding to Your Arsenal

The future is here!

Published Apr. 13, 2019.

You aren’t in the Jetsons, but some of today’s new kitchen technology can make you feel like you are. Your smartphone isn’t just for texting and surfing the web anymore—it can be used to control what you’re cooking. It’s a little hard to believe, but your kitchen experience can be made even easier with some of these products.

In this video, a segment from our Season 19 episode Brunch Favorites, America’s Test Kitchen TV gadget expert—and Tastings and Testings executive editor—Lisa McManus shows off some of our favorite smart kitchen tools to help up your game. With just a smartphone, you’ll be shocked at some of the impressive functions these gadgets are capable of.

Featured Equipment

Hestan Cue Smart Cooking System

Hestan Cue Smart Cooking System: This somewhat pricey “smart” guided cooking system turns meal preparation into a game, with enjoyable, palatable results. Connecting and using the app, which operates through Bluetooth, was easy and relatively intuitive.           [BUY ON AMAZON]

June Intelligent Oven

June Intelligent Oven: Easy to use, with a satisfyingly responsive control panel and app, this “smart” countertop oven cooked a wide variety of foods with very good results, whether we were making toast; roasting potatoes, bacon, or a whole chicken with vegetables; or baking cookies or cake. [BUY HERE]

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