The Very Best Hand Mixers of 2018

While stand mixers get a lot of attention, there are still plenty of reasons why cooks and bakers love to have a hand mixer. Hand mixers take up less space and do a lot of the same things a stand mixer can do. These devices are also much less expensive than stand mixers.

(There’s also TWO beaters to lick instead of just one.)

We’ve got the scoop on the best hand mixers you can buy at any budget.

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KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer Hands-On Review

When you’re searching for a stand mixer, the KitchenAid will inevitably pop up on your radar early on. The ubiquitous mixer — specifically, the Artisan line — has found its way into homes across the country over the years, and most home cooks either have one or want one.

I’ve had my Artisan 5 quart stand mixer for many years, so today I’m reviewing it to help you decide whether it’s a good investment for you. Let’s dive in!

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Microwave vs. Toaster Oven: Can One Do It All?

I’ll tell you up front that my reason for writing this post is purely personal — I’ve been considering ditching my super old and bulky microwave and my shiny red toaster in exchange for one toaster oven. Thus, I’ve been wondering if the mighty toaster oven can do everything I need it to. So, let’s find out together, shall we?

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