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Proctor Silex

You can make excellent fried chicken with the affordable Proctor Silex 35041 deep fryer, and with some experimentation, you can cook terrific French fries. However, this model comes with a small cooki

Frigidaire Gallery

The Frigidaire Gallery FGGC3645QS 36-inch gas cooktop is relatively inexpensive, and its five burners have a good selection of heat outputs. For example, its central primary burner can go as high as 1

Amana

The Amana AER6603 is an electric range with four burners on its flat ceramic glass cooktop. There are two 6-inch burners, an 8-inch burner and one burner that expands from 6 to 9 inches. While there's

Whirlpool

The Whirlpool WFE515S0 model has a ceramic glass cooktop with three burners and one expandable element. This electric range is available in white, stainless steel, silver and black to match different

LG

The LG LRE3193 has a sleek, attractive design. Its control panel is fully touch automated and comes in three different colors to complement the smooth black ceramic stovetop and to match your dé

Farberware FMO07ABTBKA

The Farberware FMO07ABTBKA was not perfect in our tests, but it was quite good and the price is nice. We found it for less than $70 on some sites. At only 0.7 cubic feet, this tied for being the small

Whirlpool WMH31017HZ

The Whirlpool WMH31017HZ is the most expensive one in our comparison and it didn't have every feature we were looking for, but it still offers a decent value overall. It even stood out in some positiv

Frigidaire LFMV1645TF

The Frigidaire LFMV1645TF has lots of wattage for speedy cooking, a quick-cook feature for one-button food preparation, and fingerprint-resistant coating, so it is easy to keep clean. This microwave i

KitchenAid UMV1160CS

The KitchenAid UMV1160CS offers some pretty impressive features, especially considering its low price. We found it for under $160 on some online retailer websites. It still has the same wattage as our

Samsung ME16K3000AS

The Samsung ME16K3000AS lacks some features we looked for, but it stands out for having a better warranty than most. Samsung covers the magnetron for 10 years, which is 10 times what most in our compa

GE JVM3160RFSS

The GE JVM3160RFSS almost made the cut for the top three, but it is missing a few helpful features and is a bit pricey considering what it lacks. It has some useful features that a few more expensive

LG LMV1762ST

The LG LMV1762ST is poised to take a lot of the guesswork out of the cooking process. The Auto Reheat feature helps you prepare foods without entering a cook time or power level. The unit will sense d

Insignia NS-OTR16SS8

The Insignia NS-OTR16SS8 costs the least, but offers the most pre-programmed cooking cycles of the unit in our comparison. It is not perfect in every way, but if low price is high on your list of prio

Cuisinart

The sturdy, attractive Cuisinart CB-30 is a mid-priced cast-iron hot plate. It uses up to 1,300 watts of electrical power, so it heats quickly. For example, it brought water to a rolling boil in just

GE JES1072SHSS

The GE JES1072SHSS is exactly what most people would picture in a modern countertop microwave – compact, stylish and less than $100. It was only good, not great, in our testing. All the microwav

Hamilton Beach

The Hamilton Beach EM0331MZC-X2 is large and has more power than most in our lineup, which might make it more family-friendly. It also had a perfect popcorn score. Since popcorn is one of the most com

Sharp SMC0710BB/BW

The Sharp SMC0710BB/BW was a bit unpredictable, but it was generally good during our tests. All of the microwaves we tested cooked foods successfully, this one just didn't cook quite as nicely every t

Toshiba

The Toshiba EM925A5A-BS was not perfect, but it strikes a good balance between features that matter and a reasonable price. And it was practically perfect on some tests. In fact, it had the highest sc

Frigidaire FFES3016TW

For a back-to-basics slide-in range, the Frigidaire FFES3016TW electric range is easy to install and supplies plenty of useful options for meal preparation, including a 4.6-cubic-foot oven, two broili

Frigidaire FFGS3026TW

The Frigidaire FFGS3026TW is a kitchen workhorse with few frills but enough options to suit most home cooks. This gas-fueled slide-in range has an oven that measures a serviceable 4.5 cubic feet. Its

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