The Instant Pot Duo60 is a fantastic value and performed almost as well as the top pick among countertop pressure cookers we tested. It's easy to use, the company has a reputation for great customer service, and there's an avid and helpful community of users online to boot.
When we put paring knives to the test, this 3.5-inch knife from Wüsthof won full marks for its affordable price and great cutting ability. Its sharp stamped-metal blade is housed in a lightweight, grippy plastic handle that's easy to hold, making trimming, peeling, and dicing vegetables a snap.
Another essential kitchen tool, the Microplane grater does fine grating way better than those tiny, raspy holes on a box grater. Whether you're quickly grating fresh nutmeg and cinnamon or taking the zest off a lemon, the Microplane is the tool to reach for.
The Fletchers' Mill Federal grinds consistently and quickly, excels at fine grinding, and comes in 11 finishes to match a wide range of kitchen decor.