Sharon has been testing kitchen equipment for the past 30 years. Before becoming a cooking tools maven, she worked as a professional chef in New York City restaurants for 7 years.
Articles and Reviews by Sharon Franke
The Best Hand Mixers of 2019
February 20, 2019 – When a traditional stand mixer is too much of a hassle, a good hand mixer is your best friend.
The Best Indoor Grills of 2019
February 11, 2019 – Which electric grill is best for making burgers?
The Best Kitchen Knives of 2019
January 09, 2019 – These kitchen staples are a slice above the rest.
The Best Single-Serve Espresso Makers of 2019
December 26, 2018 – These are the best pod espresso makers from Nespresso, Nescafe, and Illy
The Best Toaster Ovens of 2019
December 19, 2018 – Do-it-all kitchen accessory or huge waste of counter space? We put them to the test.
The Best Toasters of 2019
December 19, 2018 – We picked the toaster that will get your morning started right.
The Best Toasters and Toaster Ovens Under $50 of 2019
December 19, 2018 – More toast for less dough. Our top budget picks.
The Best Food Processors of 2019
December 18, 2018 – A necessary kitchen tool for busy home cooks, and it may not cost as much as you think.
The Best Air Fryers of 2019
December 07, 2018 – Can frying without the fat live up to the hype and create crispy French fries?
The Best Waffle Makers of 2019
December 04, 2018 – Our top picks for Belgian and classic waffles.
The Best Pie Dishes of 2019
September 07, 2018 – For a perfect pie, use one of these pans.
The Best Knife Sharpeners of 2019
June 26, 2018 – Because a sharp knife is a safe knife.
The Best Milk Frothers of 2019
November 28, 2017 – We tested seven automatic frothers for how well they heat, whip, and foam milk.