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Nespresso CitiZ & Milk
Nespresso CitiZ & Milk

Each machine comes with a welcome set of 16 Nespresso capsules to get you started. The Nespresso capsules are made of recyclable aluminum. You can order more capsules online, in stores, on the mobile app, or by phone. The Nespresso CitiZ & Milk is available in black, red, silver, and white.

Buy Now! $234 on Amazon!
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Cuisinart CMW-200
Cuisinart CMW-200

This microwave has a grill feature and comes with a grill rack, offering users more cooking functions than the traditional microwave does. It has nine preset heating options to choose from including popcorn, potato, beverage, reheat, fresh vegetable, frozen vegetable, and (under the convection option) roast chicken, cake, and pizza. 

Buy Now! $175 on Amazon!
Best for Counters!
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This microwave's reheat option has six settings, including casserole, dinner plate, and soup/sauce.  The cook option has settings for frozen lasagna, casseroles, rice, and 10 other categories. For kids meal, you can choose mac and cheese, hot dog, or chicken nuggets. It has three defrost capabilities: auto, time, and rapid defrost.

Buy Now! $299 on Amazon!
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Breville Quick Touch
Breville Quick Touch

There is an LCD screen that displays your setting selections. There is a "bit more" button for when you add a little more time at the end of the cooking cycle. You can choose between smart cook frozen vegetables, soft vegetables, potatoes, popcorn, hard vegetables, meat, fish, rice, oatmeal, soup, and more. There are also smart reheat and smart defrost features. There are even "melt chocolate" and "soften butter" settings.

Buy Now! $249 on Amazon!
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Panasonic NN-SN651B
Panasonic NN-SN651B

With the sensor cook and reheat feature, power levels are automatically set and cooking, defrost, and reheat times adjusted based on the sensor's detection of moisture in the microwave. A keep warm feature can keep your food warm for up to 30 minutes after cooking.

Buy Now! $139 on Amazon!
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GE JES1145SHSS 1.1 Cubic Foot Microwave
GE JES1145SHSS 1.1 Cubic Foot Microwave

This microwave features ten different power levels. You can press one of the Express Cook pads for 1-6 minutes of cooking at the highest power level. For the potato feature, press the potato pad repeatedly until the correct number of potatoes are shown on the display.

Buy Now! $106 on Amazon!
Runner Up!
Samsung ME21F707MJT
Samsung ME21F707MJT

This microwave has Kids Meal buttons that allow you to choose between chicken nuggets, French fries, frozen sandwiches, and hot dogs. The soften/melt option can be set to melt butter, melt chocolate, soften butter, or soften cream cheese. The sensor cooking will adjust the cook time based on detected moisture in the microwave.

Buy Now! $535 on Amazon!
Our PIck!
De'Longhi EC155 15 Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker
De'Longhi EC155 15 Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker

This machine includes a cup warmer to prepare your cup for the espresso shots. This is a great starter machine for someone who doesn't want to invest in something more expensive. The ground coffee and pod capability is convenient.

Buy Now! $69 on Amazon!
Low Price Pick!
Gaggia Classic Semi-Automatic Espresso Maker
Gaggia Classic Semi-Automatic Espresso Maker

This classic machine that has been popular for years produces good quality espresso. It works best with the traditional small espresso cups you can imagine being used in cafes throughout Italy.

Buy Now! $369 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine
Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine

This machine comes with a 58mm razor dosing tool, 58mm stainless steel portafilter, 1 cup and 2 cup single and dual wall filter baskets, integrated tamper, 16-ounce stainless steel milk jug, cleaning kit, water hardness test strip, water filter holder and water filter. This machine is available in Stainless Steel, Cranberry Red, and Black Sesame.

Buy Now! $1099 on Amazon!
Great Quality!
Mr. Coffee ECM1000 Café Espresso/Cappuccino System
Mr. Coffee ECM1000 Café Espresso/Cappuccino System

This espresso maker comes with a measuring scoop/tamper and filter for single and double espresso. You can choose to purchase this machine in Stainless Steel or Red. A recipe book is included. This is a good machine for someone new to espresso makers and who may be intimidated by traditional machines.

Buy Now! $161 on Amazon!
Beginner-Friendly!
Breville BES840XL Infuser Espresso Machine
Breville BES840XL Infuser Espresso Machine

Turn on the machine, and once it heats the water to the optimal temperature, you can press the shot option that you want. This espresso machine comes with single and dual wall filter baskets, coffee scoop, stainless steel jug, cleaning disc and tablet, cleaning tool, and water filter with holder. It is available in Black Sesame, Stainless Steel, and Cranberry Red.

Buy Now! $399 on Amazon!
Our Fave!
Cuisinart CPC-600
Cuisinart CPC-600

At under $100, it's hard to beat the price for a decent, simple electric pressure cooker. This one was easy to figure out and operate.  Meat came out tender and perfectly cooked. The are 3 pressure release options with this cooker. You can purchase either a 3- or 4-year protection plan from Amazon for under $10.

Buy Now! $79 on Amazon!
Budget Pick!
Fissler VitaQuick 6.4 Quart
Fissler VitaQuick 6.4 Quart

The patented "cookstar" all stove base is appropriate for all stove types. You can use this cooker to braise meat, cook soups, stews, vegetables, rice, fish, and deep fry foods. It is easy to clean thanks to its smooth interior, and it is dishwasher safe. You can choose a 4-quart, 6- quart, or 8-quart option.

Buy Now! $199 on Amazon!
Another Fave!
Fagor Lux Multi-Cooker, 8 Quart
Fagor Lux Multi-Cooker, 8 Quart

This pressure cooker has four cooking programs: pressure cooking, slow cooking, rice cooking, and yogurt making. For rice cooking, you can specify white rice, brown rice, or risotto. You can use it to brown and sauté, simmer, steam, and keep warm.

Buy Now! $169 on Amazon!
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Breville The Fast Slow Pro Pressure Cooker
Breville The Fast Slow Pro Pressure Cooker

This cooker features an LCD screen as well as several knobs and buttons, and is generally intuitive to work.  You can also adjust for altitude. It also comes with a steamer basket and recipe book with 41 recipes. There is a warming function so you can keep your food warm for up to four hours (the default is two hours, but you can adjust it).

Buy Now! $218.87 on Amazon!
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Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1

The Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 is available in 3 sizes and can replace 7 kitchen appliances and includes 14 built-in smart programs. It includes 10 UL-certified safety features to keep you feeling secure during use. It comes with several cooking accessories.

Buy Now! $79 on Amazon!
Runner Up
Instant Pot Ultra 10-in-1
Instant Pot Ultra 10-in-1

The Instant Pot Ultra is available in 3 sizes. This pressure cooker can replace 10 common kitchen appliances and is UL certified with 11 safety features. It comes with several accessories to enhance your cooking experience. It also offers customizable programming and altitude adjustment.

Buy Now! $149 on Amazon!
Our Favorite!
Cuisinart CJE-1000 Die-Cast Juice Extractor
Cuisinart CJE-1000 Die-Cast Juice Extractor

Measuring up at 11.8 x 15.35 x 19.01 inches, this juice maker is large without being an eyesore or taking up too much room on your kitchen surface. Upon purchase you'll receive a cleaning brush, a 2-liter pulp container and a 1-quart juice pitcher, perfect as a center piece for any family occasion or to store away for later on in the day.

Buy now! $147.91 on Amazon!
Runner Up
Breville BJE200XL Compact Juice Fountain 700-Watt Juice Extractor
Breville BJE200XL Compact Juice Fountain 700-Watt Juice Extractor

The juicer comes with stainless steel micromesh filters and titanium cutting discs meaning that its suited to both soft and hard fruits.

Buy now! $99.95 on Amazon!
Our Runner Up
Nutri-Stahl Juicer Machine 
Nutri-Stahl Juicer Machine 

It's user friendly operating with just a single which as well as a safety lock which won't let you juice until all parts are secured.

Buy now! $99.95 on Amazon!
We Love
VonShef Whole Fruit Juice Extractor
VonShef Whole Fruit Juice Extractor

Although there are a huge range of juicers on the market with a 700W motor, the fact that this is combined with a maximum speed of 18,000 RPM makes us doubt the juicers durability as it could burn out quickly.

Buy now! $48.00 on Amazon!
Also Good
Vitamix 5200
Vitamix 5200

This blender comes with 10 speeds, and you can rotate the dial while blending if you want to increase or decrease the speed. The lid was easy to get on and off and felt secure. Cleanup is a breeze: simply squirt some dish soap and fill with water, turn the blender on, and it will be clean in under a minute. All Vitamix products have a full 10-year warranty.

Buy Now! $382 on Amazon!
Top Pick!
Breville The Boss
Breville The Boss

In addition to Green Smoothie, this blender has four other one-touch functions as well: smoothie, frozen dessert, soup, and pulse/ice crush. This blender has a backlit LCD display, as well as a timer function. The mill setting can be used to create flours, nut butters, and grind spices. The soup function will not only blend but also heat your soup.

Buy Now! $338 on Amazon!
Runner Up!
Cleanblend
Cleanblend

You can use this blender to make everything from soup to smoothies to ice creams and dips. It can also be used for nut butters, though you may need to use the tamper wand more with this process. It was able to pulverize ingredients into smooth consistencies.

Buy Now! $572 on Amazon!
Also Great!
NutriBullet Smart Blender
NutriBullet Smart Blender

The built-in scale in this blender lets you know when you've put enough of an ingredient in and keeps track of the nutrition content, sending right to your phone! In addition to smoothies, you can also use it for making soups, dips, salad dressings, and more.

Buy Now! $179 on Amazon!
Smart Choice!
Oster Versa Pro Performance
Oster Versa Pro Performance

This blendercomes with two beautiful color cookbooks: Gourmet Cuisine and Fresh & Fit Recipes.  To clean it, you can add warm water and dish soap to the jar until about half full, and then blend on medium to high for 30 to 60 seconds. Just rinse it out afterwards.

Buy Now! $199 on Amazon!
Nice Choice!
KitchenAid 5-Speed
KitchenAid 5-Speed

It is assembled in the USA and you can request a 1-year warranty. You can choose between four colors when purchasing this product: Empire Red, Onyx Black, Silver, or White.

Buy Now! $79 on Amazon!
Budget Pick!
Contigo Autoseal Transit Stainless Steel Travel Mug
Contigo Autoseal Transit Stainless Steel Travel Mug

The Contigo Autoseal Transit Stainless Steel Travel Mug is available in four colors: Matte Black, Polar White, Stainless Steel, and White Periwinkle. Contigo is so sure that you'll love this product that they offer a limited lifetime guarantee! 

Buy Now! $17.49 on Amazon!
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Perfect Bake Pro Smart Scale
Perfect Bake Pro Smart Scale

As your pour ingredients into the included bowls, Perfect Bake will measure and alert you when enough has been added so you can move on to the next ingredient. A built-in timer calculates mixing, baking, and cooling time so you can achieve perfectly consistent results every time. This food scale comes in stainless steel with 3 different bowls and an easy-to-read LCD display.

Buy Now! $74.99 on Amazon!
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Coravin Model One
Coravin Model One

This Coravin Model One Wine System comes with high reviews. Reviewers found it easy to use and love that there is no rush to finish one bottle of wine before opening another. Coravin offers a one-year warranty on this product.

Buy Now! $154.67 on Amazon!
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Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher
Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher

There are six dishwasher cycle programs on this Bosch 800 Series: Heavy, Auto, Edo, Normal, Speed60, and Rinse. Speed60 gets your freshly dirty dishes clean within an hour. The Rinse cycle can be used to pre-rinse dishes to prevent odors. There are also six cycle options: Delay, Half Load, Delicate, Sanitize, Extra Dry, and ExtraScrub.

Buy Now! $894 on Amazon!
Winner
Bosch 300 Series Dishwasher
Bosch 300 Series Dishwasher

This Bosch 300 Series dishwasher offers 5 settings: Heavy, Auto, Normal, Speed60 (which is a 1-hour option), and Rinse. There are three cycle options to choose from as well: extra dry, half load, and sanitation. The temperature gets as high as 160 degrees Fahrenheit depending on which cycle you choose.

Buy now! $776on Amazon!
Runner Up
LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash and EasyRack Plus
LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash and EasyRack Plus

This dishwasher features 9 wash cycles: Auto, Heavy, Delicate, Normal, Turbo, Download Cycle, Machine Clean, Rinse, and Express. It also has 8 wash options: Dual Zone, Half Load, Energy Saver, High Temp, Extra Dry, Delay Start, Control Lock, and Night Dry. The delay start allows you to postpone the wash cycle by up to 12 hours.

Buy Now! $699 on Amazon!
Also Great
Minipresso GR
Minipresso GR

The Minipresso GR is both easy to operate and easy to clean. All you need is your favorite ground coffee and hot water. The Minipresso GR comes with a built-in espresso cup and scoop. Reviewers loved the quality of the espresso, how portable the Minipresso is, and the fact that it is easy to use.

Buy Now! $49.87 on Amazon!
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Frieling Double Wall Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker
Frieling Double Wall Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker

The Frieling works with two filters, a larger metal one and a fine mesh one which minimizes coffee grounds escaping into your coffee cup.

Buy now! $99.95 on Amazon!
High End
Bodum Brazil French Press
Bodum Brazil French Press

It's made up of a 3-part mesh filter which helps you to brew rich and flavorsome coffee.

Buy now! $19.99 on Amazon!
Budget Pick!
The PancakeBot 2.0
The PancakeBot 2.0

It's fun for kids of any age to enjoy playing with the settings to ensure optimum results that are (almost) too good to eat.

Buy now! $228.99 on Amazon!
We Want
OXO  9-Cup Coffee Machine
OXO  9-Cup Coffee Machine

The double-walled stainless steel carafe kept reviewers' coffee hot for hours. The handle of the carafe is non-slip and comfortable to grasp, and it is easy to pour. A removable silicone mixing tube makes sure that coffee mixes thoroughly within the carafe so that every drop tastes equally good.

Buy Now! $199 on Amazon!
Our Pick!
Bonavita Thermal Carafe Coffee Brewer
Bonavita Thermal Carafe Coffee Brewer

The Bonavita uses a flat-bottom filter basket and features a larger showerhead for more even saturation and extraction. The brewing time of course varies depending on how many cups of coffee you're making, but the full 8 cups brews in about 6 minutes. The machine is easy to operate with a simple flip of the on/off switch.

Buy Now! $126 on Amazon!
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