Equipment Reviews

Paella PansFromA Spanish Affair
Are all paella pans created equally?
Carbon-Steel SkilletsFromSteak and Veggies
What if one pan could do everything the best traditional stainless-steel, cast-iron, and nonstick pans can do—and, in some...
Canning PotsFromCanning Classics
What’s the Best Big Pot for Canning?
Microwave Pasta CookersFromThe Italian Vegetarian
Do any of these gadgets simplify and speed up the pasta-cooking process?
ColandersFromPasta Rustica
A colander is just a bowl with holes, right? Chasing loose pasta around the sink may change your mind about that.
Small Slow CookersFromColorado Chili and Slow-Cooker Baked Ziti
We looked for a model that was consistent and easy to use—and could guarantee perfectly cooked dinners.
Roasting PansFromDinner From the Prairie
We went looking for a model that we’d want to use all the time, not just twice a year.
Innovative SaucepansFromEasy Summer Supper
Can newfangled designs improve on—or even stand up to—the tried-and-true saucepan we’ve used for years?
Innovative Nonstick SkilletsFromEasy Summer Supper
Can newfangled designs improve on—or even stand up to—the tried-and-true nonstick skillet we’ve used for years?
Tortilla PressesFromSpiced-Up Cuban Cuisine
Homemade tortillas are a cinch when you've got a tortilla press up your sleeve.
Innovative Dutch OvensFromAt the Seafood Counter
Can newfangled designs improve on—or even stand up to—the tried-and-true Dutch oven we’ve used for years?
Lightweight Cast-Iron SkilletsFromAt the Seafood Counter
Could a lighter pan match the same heat-retention ability as a traditional cast-iron skillet?
Grill PansFromFavorites With a Chinese Accent
A stovetop grill pan can pinch-hit when outdoor grilling is out of the question. But some pans mimic the grill much better...
Stovetop Pressure CookersFromShort Ribs and Chops Hit the Grill
The convenience, ease, and (yes!) safety of the modern pressure cooker will put dinner on the table fast—and make it taste...
Steamer BasketsFromA Moroccan Feast
Can new, innovative steamer baskets perform the simplest function: steaming?
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