Best Kitchen Appliances Under $100 | Gear Heads

Best Kitchen Appliances Under $100 | Gear Heads

We’ve tested thousands of appliances over the years, and some of them can get pretty pricey. Lisa and Hannah are going to talk you through some of their favorite inexpensive appliances so you can make great food at home without breaking the bank.

Dash Toaster:
Presto Flipside Waffle Maker:
Ninja Nutri Pro:
Cuisinart 4-Cup Chopper/Grinder:
Gowise Air Fryer:
Braun Multiquick Immersion Blender:

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  1. Mike B on May 6, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    Nice toaster!

  2. El Fooderino on May 6, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    That toaster is trash!!! I have had 2 & they both broke within a week. Buyer beware! One side of the the bread holder breaks so it is lopsided. The first was warrantied by the company. The 2nd I just decided to cut my losses.

  3. davekash1 on May 6, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    Do you recommend a specific brand of spatulas?

  4. Dean Gallegos on May 6, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    Regarding the Ninja blender: It blends at an uncomfortable decibel that my ears hurt and my parrot in the next room was in shock and remained huddled and quiet the whole day.

  5. Toprem on May 6, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    3:10 – why does that toaster have "SMEG" written on the side of it?

  6. lightdark00 on May 6, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    Showing the Smeg toaster, that any Red Dwarf fans would find wildly amusing. 🤣

  7. Nicholas Alves on May 6, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    You girls are great. Awesome job.

  8. fat cat on May 6, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    Hi Lisa! Thanks for the mini processor review. Would you please give us the recipe for the garlic mayonnaise you made? It looks like a winner!

  9. somebodypeculiar on May 6, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    I learned the lard way not to butter my toast on, at or over a cutting board. Butter and wood, not a great combination.
    I love an immersion blender for making Alfredo sauce and the sauce for mac and cheese. Forget grating! Cut the cheese into small chunks and let the heat and stick take care of the rest. Great for de-lumping gravy, too.

  10. murphylas on May 6, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    Some waffle makers have non-stick Teflon surfaces which are a health hazard. The Teflon leeches into your waffles. Only ceramic makers should be used.

  11. Recoil Rob on May 6, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    I have the Cuisinart mini and I think chop spins the blade one way and grind the other, not 2 different speeds.
    "The smartpower blade has a patented auto-reversing ability with a sharp edge for delicate chopping and pureeing soft foods, while the blunt edge grinds through spices and harder foods."

  12. Britt Smith on May 6, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    Just wanna go on the record saying I love Hannah’s hair in this episode, and the pastel top looks really nice ☺️

  13. ChrisNINE11 on May 6, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    That first TINY bite on the toast cracked me up. Never apologize for a good BIG bite of your food! 😂

  14. Richard Polidore on May 6, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    Ashley is working where now.

  15. QUEEN'IKnoWhoIam on May 6, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    🤷🏿‍♀️Any suggestions for a good juicer?

  16. Brian Gualillo on May 6, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    Anyone else cringe when she started using the braun multiquick in the Le Creuset? That’s gotta cause damage….

  17. Golden Rule on May 6, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    Good girl, bite that toast❣️

  18. James Harris on May 6, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    10:34 I’ve wondered about making mayo using a raw egg. Do you cross your fingers and hope you don’t end up in the ER with Salmonella? Is there any better way, such as substituting something for that raw egg?

  19. Tom Hobot on May 6, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Forgot my favourite breakfast appliance, the panini grill. It makes better toast than a toaster: the outside of the bread is crispy while the inside stays moist (though it takes a bit longer). It´s also versatile: it can make grilled cheese, function as an electric grill for burgers or sausages, and of course make paninis. It cost me $30, and it has a permanent place on my counter.

  20. Liz Silva on May 6, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    Hi ATK, which air fryer is your WINNER? Thank you.

  21. Julie4evert on May 6, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    Sara Gilbert?

  22. Stephen White on May 6, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    Thanks for a great video about appliances that give good bang for the buck. Do you have any thoughts on appliances that give good bang for the bulk?

    I live in 1 Bedroom apartment with a tiny kitchen. What are the best appliances for the space they take up, particularly when cooking for one.

  23. Erik Freitas on May 6, 2022 at 8:50 pm

    Great video as always! I want the Braun!

  24. feliiiik on May 6, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    Great duo

  25. Kip Paseo on May 6, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    I’d like to see a review of of the new batches of cordless cordless Appliances like emerging blenders and hand mixers. Although I do have the broad multi stick 6 I also have a new kitchen aid immersion blender which seems to work pretty well. About one year or so ago I purchased a kitchenaid cordless hand mixer. I bought it mainly because I do a lot of food bread food prep and being a guy I like anything electric or mechanical to do the work. I honestly did not have high expectations tations but the more I use the cordless hand mixer the more I love it. I bought the extended warranty from target so I really I really put it through its paces especially this past holiday season. I figured if it broke I wouldn’t care because target would just replace it for free and it would also give me an idea of what it’s Max limitations limitations are for the future. I have a couple other very good and very powerful hand mixers mixers from both Kenmore and kitchenaid But I honestly can’t remember the last time I pulled one of the other ones out because the cordless cordless guy is always ready to go and has plenty of torque to get through every every medium to large batch of cookie dough oh and other batters I thrown at it. I don’t think on its highest speed speed it goes anywhere near as fast as the Corded Models but Again it does pretty well and has a lot of torque.

  26. Mike B on May 6, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    Cons: The Nija bullet type blender is too-too-too NOISY for the morning! The Air (Frier) Convection Oven is too bulky for storage. Manual Rotating cone slicers, Salad King/Master, is easy and safe to use for slicing potatoes, shredding cheese and vegetables, with easy clean up, storage, and quiet operation.

  27. Wastrel Way on May 6, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    Appliances… yes I have a toaster and a stick blender. Do I need more? Nope.

  28. Lisa Craze on May 6, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    FYI Belgian waffles were the signature food item of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair

  29. Robert Knight on May 6, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Just a word of caution I would avoid long slot toasters sold at Ocean State Job Lot. I bought a long slot Century beand toaster at Ocean State Job Lot. The only thing I don’t like about it is that when the toast comes up it’s sometimes gets hung up on the edge making it difficult to remove. It also lacks a Bagel setting I’d avoid the identically styled standard size model as well.

  30. Kimberly Armstrong on May 6, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    I just want that Le Crueset.

  31. Niftynorm1 on May 6, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    Hannah you started it so now we need the full ‘Toaster’ story. it has to be good! LOL

  32. David Jones on May 6, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    I love watching these two lovely lady’s.

  33. Kathleen Smith on May 6, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    So appreciate your extensive testing and practical recommendations. I really rely on your opinions. Thanks so much!

  34. aronc24 on May 6, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    The best thing ATK ever recommend I buy is the Breville Bit More toaster. That thing is epic and I never thought I’d feel so ok with spending so much for a toaster. lol

  35. Nanook on May 6, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    Actually if the truth be told, the Belgian Waffle was introduced in the US at the Century 21 Seattle World’s Fair, in *1962*.

  36. QUEEN'IKnoWhoIam on May 6, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    🅰️➕ Information!👍🏿

  37. Dennis Forcier on May 6, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    Braun makes really good stuff. I recently picked up a KitchenAid immersion blender for less than the Braun and I’m quite happy with it. $45? at Wal-Mart. Powerful, good shape, single larger button with a speed switch. Detent wand release rather than buttons. Cord is long enough. The cup has recently been redesigned to eliminate the separate guard. I recommend the newer design.
    The trickiest bit for me when pureeing soup etc is judging how much to set aside before blending so as to end up with the texture I want.

  38. Magnus Darkhan on May 6, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    My Dash toaster was a POS and I ended up pitching it. The buttons never worked and the bread carriage was always jamming.

  39. Richard Sutton on May 6, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    On April 21, 1962, Belgian waffles make their American debut at the Seattle World’s Fair. The waffles, which are fluffier and lighter than regular waffles, are served up with strawberries and cream by chef Walter Cleyman at two stands, one of which resembles a small chalet.

  40. Scootosan on May 6, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    I am going to buy that Toaster since I live a lone and I would find it more rewarding to watch my Bread being toasted than watching paint dry. After hearing the word Quadrant used during a Waffle maker demonstration plus Cardboardy …. Hannah will you marry me, and anyway I can get a cameo walking in the hallway background…. ?

  41. Whitfield Palmer on May 6, 2022 at 9:17 pm

    It’s hilarious to me that what is just bread in Europe is called artisan bread in the USA.

  42. sixin1 on May 6, 2022 at 9:17 pm

    Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

  43. MB Marshall on May 6, 2022 at 9:17 pm

    Loved this!! Thanks so much!!

  44. John h Palmer on May 6, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    I love the Cuisinart food chopper and have the rounded base version. I’m on my second one as my first one, the lid fell onto the floor and the lock interconnect tab on the lid broke off and no replacements for either the lid or bowl were available, so bought the essentially same style, but in red. Great for small jobs that are not big enough for the 11 Cup Cuisinart.

    Got the white one in I think 2006 for Christmas and have used it quite frequently since and got the red one last fall.

    I have the lower end Cuisinart stick blender and like it, but may consider getting a better one down the line with the detachable wand and be more comfortable to use. Picked it up at TJ Maxx a few years back, in red no less as a way to try out, and if I didn’t like, I can give it to the GoodWill and not cry over it as I think I paid all of $20 for it.

    My toaster is the Cuisinart basic white 2 slice toaster and it’s way better than the red Oster toaster that was not really reliable and finally it burnt my toast to a smokey crispy black as it would not pop up when it should. Replaced by end of day with the Cuisinart.

    Being all Cuisinart was mostly coincidental, BTW.

  45. Trevor Reniger on May 6, 2022 at 9:19 pm

    I love how angry Hannah gets about toast. I feel that in my soul.

  46. Marilyn Snider on May 6, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    Thanks for the info. It really comes in handy.

  47. Ptah Asar on May 6, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    Good Job

  48. Roque Santos Junior on May 6, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    This girl is funny. I like her!

  49. HmmmYeahRiiiiiight on May 6, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    I LOVE THAT TOASTER. I use it all the time and it’s AMAZING. Little hack I do with that toaster is toast a tortilla to my liking (I love charcoal coloring barely stating to happen), take it out quickly and fill with cheese close it back to half and nuke for 20-30 seconds. It is so crispy and easy! The laziest fastest tastiest quesadilla – you’re welcome.