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After weeks of research and two days of testing on burgers, barbecue, and whole chickens, the Weber Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill 22″ is our pick as the best charcoal grill for most people.
May 26, 2017
The Best Portable Air Conditioner Whynter Elite ARC-122DS The Best Portable Air Conditioner
After 45 hours researching more than 100 portable air conditioners and testing seven models, we recommend the Whynter Elite ARC-122DS.
May 26, 2017
The Best Air Conditioner LG LW8016ER The Best Air Conditioner
After 115 hours of research and 40 hours of testing over six summers, we think the feature-rich, relatively quiet LG LW8016ER is the best window AC for most rooms, for the second year in a row.
May 24, 2017
The Best Bathroom Scale EatSmart Precision CalPal The Best Bathroom Scale
After six months of research and testing and hundreds of weigh-ins, we’ve found the EatSmart Precision CalPal is the best digital scale, and the Withings Body is the best smart scale.
May 22, 2017
The Best Grill Tools and Accessories The Best Grill Tools and Accessories
After testing more than 90 tools over four years, we have over a dozen grill-accessory recommendations: spatulas, thermometers, tongs, and everything else you need to have an amazing barbecue.
May 17, 2017
The Best Cold-Brew Coffee Maker OXO Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker The Best Cold-Brew Coffee Maker
After testing 15 cold-brew makers and brewing enough for over 300 cups of coffee, we think the OXO Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker offers the best way to make delicious iced coffee at home.
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