The best food steamers you can buy, with reviews of electric steam cookers from Hamilton Beach, Cuisinart, Oster, and more.
BUYING GUIDE The best popcorn makers for homemade popcorn, with oil and hot air machines as well as stovetop and microwave poppers.
REVIEW The Orville Redenbacher's Stirring Popper 05204 is one of the best oil popcorn makers you can buy, as long as you don't mind washing by hand.
Review The Cuisinart Juice Extractor CJE-1000 can deliver a cup of fresh juice every day, or cater for a full-on juice-fast.
REVIEW The Oster Double Tiered Food Steamer is among the best low-priced food steamers around in terms of cooking ability.
REVIEW The Presto PopLite Hot Air popcorn maker churns out plenty of popcorn in a mere two to three minutes.
REVIEW The BELLA Food Steamer cooked food evenly and thoroughly, and foods retained their moisture and flavor.
REVIEW The Cuisinart EasyPop Hot Air CPM-100 Popcorn Maker is a small but mighty hot air popper that quickly makes 10-15 cups of popcorn.
We made several batches of vanilla ice cream with each model to test ease of use, ease of cleaning, consistency and other factors.
Using a food scale to verify, we put the same amount of fruits and vegetables into each juicer we tested, looking for high juice yields.
We used homemade batter and made multiple batches with each waffle iron to see if they could produce quality on a consistent basis.
Steam cookers cook eggs without having a large pot of boiling water on a hot stove and microwave cookers offer quick cooking times.
Food dehydrators dry out foods like fruits, meats and vegetables in a cost-saving way, and preserve those foods without additives.
Bread makers vary in price, from $50 to more than $300. If your goal is making white bread, a lower priced bread maker will work.
REVIEW The West Bend Stir Crazy 82505 is a large-capacity popcorn maker which delivers perfect popcorn every time.
Rice cookers generally fit into one of three design styles: pot style, cool-touch style or egg shaped. Here are the best rice cookers available.
REVIEW If you’re looking for a bare-bones model and just cooking for one or two people, the NESCO 5-Quart food steamer is a good choice.
The Nostalgia Electrics 4-Quart Ice Cream Maker makes a gallon of ice cream, and for an ice cream maker its size, it is rather quiet. In fact, during testing, we were surprised at how much quieter it was than other ice cream makers we reviewed.