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  • The Best Popsicle Molds

    The Best Popsicle Molds

    by Molly Simms and Jamie Wiebe

    After researching dozens of popsicle molds, testing 26, and making 140 ice pops, we think the Zoku Round Pop Molds are the best for most people.

  • Cooking Tools That Keep Your Kitchen Cool

    Cooking Tools That Keep Your Kitchen Cool

    by Raphael Brion

    When a summer heat wave hits and you want to cook, the right gear can make all the difference between a sweltering kitchen and a reasonably cool one.

  • The Best Ice Cream Scoop

    The Best Ice Cream Scoop

    by Tim Barribeau and Lesley Stockton

    For perfectly round scoops with minimal hassle, you can’t beat the classic Zeroll scoop. It produces gorgeous scoops out of even the densest of desserts.


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Small Kitchen Appliances

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  • The Best Soda Maker

    The Best Soda Maker

    by Anna Perling, Dorie Chevlen, and Jamie Wiebe

    After testing 14 soda makers and drinking gallons of seltzer, we think the SodaStream Fizzi OneTouch is the easiest to use. It produces plenty of fizz.

  • The Best Over-the-Range Microwave

    The Best Over-the-Range Microwave

    by Liam McCabe

    We tested six over-the-range microwaves and found that they’re all very similar, but we like the GE JVM6175 because it’s easier to use than most.

  • The Best Microwave

    The Best Microwave

    by Liam McCabe and Michael Sullivan

    Microwaves basically all perform the same, but we like the Toshiba EM131A5C for its looks and its useful extra features.

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