There are hundreds of cool kitchen gadgets available for your chef friends, but how do you know which are real and which are gimmicks? We found the most useful and most fun culinary products from any cook on your list.
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Top Gifts of 2018
Best Sous Vide Machines
Sous Vide Precision Cooker
This sous vide machine has garnered quite the following, thanks to high-quality and consistent cooking.
Best Instant Pots
DUO80 8-Quart Multicooker
In testing, we loved the larger size of this model, especially for soups and stews. Worth it if you need to cook larger quantities.
Best Air Fryers
The very best air fryer on the market. Owners say they find it to be well worth the investment.
Best Food Processors
The king of all food processors. Designed for power, efficiency, and user satisfaction. Best on the market.
Best KitchenAid Mixers
Hands down the best – convenient features and impressive power top other models and rival the Commercial Series.
Best Vitamix Blenders
Professional Series 750
Hands down, the best Vitamix blender there is. If you truly want top of the line, there is no better option on the market right now.
Best Copper Cookware Sets
Copper Cookware, 8-Piece Set
Thickly clad copper set that is both attractive and functional. Users say they've never experienced more even cooking.
Best Kitchen Knife Sets
Twin Signature 19-Piece Knife Block Set
Superb quality – nearly professional-grade, well-rounded set of knives.
Best Bread Makers
Home Bakery Virtuoso
Bakes bread evenly. Consistent quality results. The best on the market.
Best Pasta Makers
Electric w/Motor Set
Operated by a hands-free motor, this deluxe pasta maker offers top-notch convenience and quality. The very best.
Best Slow Cookers
Ninja 4-in-1 Cooking System
A complete package. Owners enjoy multiple ways to cook and excellent results.
Best Toaster Ovens
Smart Oven Convection Toaster Oven
Best on the market. A quality toaster oven with a large capacity. Customers rave about the choice and control this product gives.
Best Indoor Grills
If you're looking for a fast and capable indoor grill that can whip up meals for an individual or a couple, the T-fal is the one.
A generous appliance in every sense. The best dehydrator on the market.
Best Food Steamers
Digital Food Steamer- 5.5 Quart
If you're looking for a steamer that's easy to use and utilizes modern technology for precise results, you won't find a better model.
Best Pizza Ovens
The most versatile unit featured in our list. We love the all-around usefulness of this oven.
Best Mixing Bowl Sets
5-Piece Mixing Bowl Set
Strong features and sturdy stainless steel design earn this set the top spot on our shortlist.