America’s Test Kitchen has your best gadgets for 2022 – Houston Public Media

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How many times have you searched for a recipe or cooking tip, only to realize you needed a better food processor, toaster or even a wooden spoon? It happens to most of us when we spend time trying to decide what types of kitchen utensils or machines will actually help our culinary creations.

Even some of the best cooks don’t want to buy something that will end up disappointing, won’t work, or end up cluttering the shelves or the pantry.

What about this gadget that will save you from spending money on your latest gastronomic obsession? According to database firm Statista, Americans will spend more than $18 billion on kitchen gadgets by the end of 2022.

What are your favorite kitchen gadgets and appliances? Which ones are just fun to use?

At a time when the pandemic is forcing us to search for the easiest and most efficient ways to do things, we chat with kitchen gadget experts who tell us what modern miracles make meal prep a dream. We also take calls from listeners who want to know which of their old-school devices need to be upgraded.


Lisa McManus, Hannah Crowley

  • Editors of Equipment and Ingredient Tasting Tests at America’s Test Kitchen
  • America’s Test Kitchen airs Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on Houston Public Media TV 8.

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