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Hand tools

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    Test Drive: Pastry and Basting Brushes

    For glazing, basting, and brushing, these top performers can't be beat

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    Test Drive: Hand Mixers

    These two models mixed, whipped, and beat their way to the front of the pack.

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    Test Drive: Japanese Chef’s Knives

    In the market for a new chef’s knife? These are our five new favorites

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    Test Drive: Digital Kitchen Scales

    How you measure can make or break a recipe. Fortunately, digital scales leave nothing to chance. Our top three picks will help you follow your favorite recipe down to the last ounce.

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    Test Drive: Pepper Mills

    With so many options on the market, how do you choose? We tested our way to the best of the bunch, so you can take your pick.

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    Wine Openers

    With so many options on the market, it’s hard to know which kind to buy. We’ve done the research for you, picking the best styles and our favorite brands.

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    Test Drive: Remote Probe Thermometers

    You’ll always know when dinner is done with this handy kitchen tool. Here are our top picks.

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    Test Drive: Mandolines

    This time-saving kitchen tool lets you slice, julienne, and crinkle-cut like a pro. These three are a cut above.

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    For Good Measure: Why you need a kitchen scale

    Baking is just as much a science as an art. A delicate, fluffy cake is the result of many chemical reactions, and when one element is off, the result can…

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    Sharply beautiful

    This is one pricey knife, but when you use it you’ll see why. The 1893 series from German knife maker F. Dick features Damascus steel, hot-forged and patterned with a…

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