The Vitamix 750 is a Beautiful Work Horse for the Home Kitchen

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Vitamix has a line up of great blenders, but this one has to be our favorite. If you’re looking for smoothie shop results in a blender meant for the home kitchen, you’ve found the right machine. Read more about our favorite features of the Professional 750, such as the preprogrammed functions, metal finishes, and the commercial grade motor.

Slice Your Way to Perfection with a Japanese Sujihiki Knife

Long, thin blades, scalpel-sharp cutting edges, and outstanding aesthetics rank Japanese sujihikis among the best of slicing and carving knives. Renowned for their hard steel and cutting performance, some adaptations now make them more suitable for the Western market. Read all about these cutting-edge beauties here.

9 Best Petty and Kitchen Utility Knives for the Home or Pro Kitchen

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For hands-on convenience, the petty, or utility knife, performs a variety of cutting tasks with deft efficiency. Lightweight and agile, they can be used for hand-held work like peeling or carving garnishes, and they also perform well on the cutting board for chopping and slicing tasks. Read our detailed review here.

The Breville BOV900BSS Smart Oven Air: Countertop Convection Cooking Made Easy

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The Breville BOV900BSS Smart Oven Air is our favorite convection countertop toaster oven that we’ve reviewed. With superb construction, a two-year warranty, and big enough to accept easily found quarter-sized baking sheets and pans, this model can easily replace a conventional oven in a small apartment or make for a heck of a supplemental appliance for holiday gatherings. Our highest recommendation. Read the review now!

The 13 Best Vacuum Sealers to Preserve Food at Home

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Would you like to have a smart and easy way to extend the shelf life of fresh produce, deli items, frozen foods, and even dry goods? A good vacuum sealer can do all these things – which helps with your food budget too. Get all the details on what to look for and our recommendations on the top models right here.

The 11 Best Slicing and Carving Knives for the Home or Pro Kitchen

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For some serious oohs and ahhs at your next dinner party, carve your roast or turkey at the table with a slicing knife designed for the task. You’ll love how the flexible blade creates smooth, made-to-suit portions just like a professional chef would. We’ve done the testing for you– get all the details now on Foodal.

Guide to Salad Spinners: 11 of the Best Models

A stainless, acrylic, and black plastic salad spinner with an open top to show the dried lettuce inside, on a white tile kitchen countertop with salt and pepper grinders and a salt cellar in the background.

For time saving convenience, a salad spinner is an essential kitchen gadget. Large or small, they effectively wash and dry berries, herbs, greens, lettuce, mushrooms, and much more for your dining pleasure. Still not convinced? Read on for all the convincing details and reviews of 11 of the best models for home use.

The Weston Pro-2300: Power and Performance

A photo of the Weston Pro 2300 vacuum sealer bagging cold cuts and other lunch meat on a large wooden cutting board.

To preserve dry and fresh foods, a vacuum sealer is indispensable. But compact models often don’t have enough power, and chamber models can be big and bulky. Enter the Weston Pro-2300 – small enough for easy storage, it handles the big jobs too. Join us now for a look at what makes it one of the best.