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 seven years.
Articles and Reviews by Sharon Franke
Instant Pot just released their first air fryer—is it worth it?
August 09, 2019 – Our review of Instant Pot's foray into air fryers.
This unique multicooker could replace your Instant Pot and air fryer
July 25, 2019 – Could Ninja's new gadget challenge the Instant Pot?
The Best Vacuum Sealers of 2019
May 13, 2019 – This kitchen tool will extend the shelf life of your favorite foods.
The Best Loaf Pans of 2019
May 07, 2019 – Want perfect banana bread or meatloaf? Find the right pan.
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 – We tested best pod espresso makers so you don't have to.
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 – The best food processor may not cost as much as you think.
The Best Air Fryers of 2019
December 07, 2018 – Can frying without fat make crispy food? We tested the best air fryers.
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.
The Best Food Storage Containers of 2019
February 22, 2017 – Glass or plastic? Round or rectangular? Why is food storage so complex?