Read our handy buying guides to discover how quality small appliances make light work of meal preparation. Pick a manual, automatic or capsule coffee machine, with features like a grinder and milk frother. Cook up a storm with powerful handheld or bench mixers, as well as food processors. A microwave oven — including convection and conventional — is convenient, easy to use, and saves time.

    • Buying Guide: Hand Mixers

      Buying Guide: Hand Mixers

      Hand mixers are great for kitchen tasks, like whipping cream or beating eggs, that don't need a stand mixer or food processor. Whether you're a professional chef or home cook, this guide outlines some hand blender features to consider.

    • Buying Guide: Stand Mixers

      Buying Guide: Stand Mixers

      Stand mixers aren't just reserved for professional chefs. An electric mixer is easy to use and saves you time in the kitchen. This guide outlines the features and benefits, and what you should consider when comparing stand mixers to buy.