Best Small Kitchen Appliances & Supplies of 2019

At TastyKitchenn, we’ve reviewed and recommends hundreds of products – and helped more families avoid purchases they’ll regret down the road.

For 2019, we’ve compiled a list of some of the top small kitchen appliances we recommend for kitchens and families of all sizes and styles. So whether you need supplies to cook massive family dinners or just need the basics for a small studio apartment kitchen, we have you covered.

Here’s a look at some of the top kitchen appliances that got our attention in 2019.

Kitchen Supplies

Best Cookware for Glass Top Stoves

Cooking on smooth, flat glass top stoves is a lot different than cooking on other stoves. Here’s a look at the top cookware sets of pots and pans that we recommend for glass top stoves, starting with our Editor’s Choice: the Cuisinart MCP-12N Stainless Steel set.

Best Airtight Containers for Pantry Storage & Dry Foods

Keeping dry foods dry and free of moisture and insects should be the number one goal of your pantry – aside from keeping your family fed! Here’s a look at our favorite airtight container sets, including the OXO Good Grips Airtight Set, a premium container package that’ll last for years to come.

Here’s the Best Wood for Cutting Boards (and Why)

Not all woods are created the same when it comes to cutting boards, and some will outlast others especially in households that cook a variety of dishes. Here’s which woods we recommend, why they work so well and why we recommend this maple wood cutting block for most families.

10 Best Beverage Coolers & Fridges for Home & Work

The best beverage coolers offer organization and space-saving tactics both for homes and commercial offices. If you’re looking for a great freestanding, portable or undercounter cooler, we have you covered with our top 10 picks.

Best Soup Pot: 5 Stock Pots for Making Soup & Stew

In our household, soups, stews and broths are a staple at dinnertime, especially in the fall and winter. Here’s a list of our favorite stock pots for making delicious soup at home, all without having to worry about having enough space or heat to warm up your concoctions.

Best Carbon Steel Wok: 5 Woks for Delicious Dinners

We all have the orange chicken recipe in the back of our head just waiting to be made. Here’s a look at some of the best carbon steel woks on the market that’ll help bring your Asian cuisine dreams to reality.

5 Best Candy Thermometers for Delicious Sugar Desserts

The difference between delicious homemade candy and burnt homemade candy is smaller than you might think! Trust us, we’ve messed up plenty of times before. With the right candy thermometer, taking accurate temperatures of your sugary creations is much easier than eyeballing it, and your family will thank you when everything turns out better!

Best Rotary Cheese Grater: 8 Perfect Parmesan Cheese Graters

Having the right rotary cheese grater makes it easy to grate Parmesan cheese and other hard cheeses. Here’s how to choose the right one based on your needs, counter space, cheese consumption and other factors.

Best Cookware for Gas Stoves: 5 Pot & Pan Sets for Gas Ranges

Although we’re well-versed in which cookware sets work well for glass top stoves, we also have recommendations for gas stoves, which often cook foods  very differently. Here’s a look at the pots and pans we recommend.

Roaster Ovens: 10 Best Electric Roaster Ovens

Roaster ovens are ideal, versatile cooking appliances for big meals that require high temperatures and lots of cooking area. Here’s a look at our favorite roaster ovens, and why the Oster 22-quart oven is our favorite for 2019.

5 Best Shaved Ice Machines for Fluffy Ice Desserts

Every family needs a good shaved ice machine, and we’re no different. Here’s a breakdown of our favorite dessert-makin’ ice machines for every budget and kitchen.

Meats & BBQ

10 Best Smoker Grill Combos for Delicious BBQ Meals

Having a smoker and grill in one can save space, time and money by putting together the complete package all at once. But now all smoker-grill combos pack the same punch, so we’ve rounded up our top 10 favorites, starting with the Camp Chef SmokePro DLX

5 Best Meat Slicers for Perfectly Delicious At-Home Cuts

It can get expensive to consistently get deli meats from your local grocer, but investing in an at-home meat slicer can “cut” your costs significantly (pardon the pun). Here’s a look at our favorite meat slicers for home, including the Chef’s Choice 609 Premium Electric Food Slicer.

Best Sausage Stuffers: 5 Sausage Makers for Home Use

If you haven’t had the pleasure of making and stuffing homemade sausage, there’s a good chance you haven’t even lived! All jokes aside, stuffing your own sausage at home is much easier than it sounds, especially when you have the assistance of a top-notch sausage maker like this one from LEM Products.


5 Best Omelette Pans for Easy Nonstick Breakfast Meals

Look, let’s get real for a hot minute. Breakfast is the best meal of the day, even when you cook it up at lunch or dinner. Make your breakfasts even better with a solid omelette pan that won’t burn your eggs and won’t ruin those fancy all-veggie omelettes your cousin’s always talkin’ about!

The Best 2-Slice Toasters for Delicious Breakfasts

A small 2-slice toaster is perfect for kitchens with limited counter space or small households that don’t need to toast a lot all at once. Fortunately, good things come in small packages, including this sleek number from Lofter.

Best 4-Slicer Toaster: 5 Top Picks for Perfect Toast

We made the switch from a 2-slice toaster to a 4-slice toaster about five years ago, when we had kids and pretty much doubled our morning toast output. When you’re ready to make the same switch, here’s where to start.

10 Best Pancake Griddles for Scrumptious Flap Jacks

Our kids love pancakes more than just about any other food (we blame Cracker Barrel), but that’s fine in our book. With the right pancake griddle, making flap jacks several times a week is a breeze – especially when you have something like the Presto Tilt ‘n Drain Big Griddle.