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  • Test methodology V1.0 released for garbage disposal machines

    After 4 months of experimenting with twenty garbage disposal models from different brands, we have designed a series of tests that will reveal their true capacity for dealing with various types of food waste. Check out how we test garbage disposals at Healthy Kitchen 101.

  • First batch of cold brew coffee makers tested and reviewed

    We bought 15 of the best-selling cold brewers on the market and followed the manufacturers' instructions to make coffee with them. We then rated each one of those coffee makers based on its design, ease of use, and the quality of its coffee. Our test results, reviews, and recommendations are now available on!

  • Testing and reviews now available for waffle makers

    After making (and eating) hundreds of waffles in our lab, we zeroed in on the best time and temperature settings for each machine we own. We also note the waffle makers' unique strengths and weaknesses. Check out our ratings and reviews to find the right one for your kitchen!

  • Toaster Oven reviews launched

    We test out some of the most popular toaster ovens with a variety of foods using different time and temperature settings. We also rate how easy they are to work with and to clean. This is an ongoing process, so we'll keep buying more ovens and testing them out. Here are our testing methods, current results, and our recommendations so far.

  • First series of reviews for knife sharpeners published

    We bought a batch of popular sharpeners and spent months putting them through various tests in the RTR lab. Ratings were given on the sharpness level each device could achieve, the sharpening time, and ease of use, among other criteria. Read our reviews and comparisons to find out the device that best suits your sharpening needs!

  • Emily Rogers, MPH, RDN and SaVanna Shoemaker, MS, RDN come onboard

    The registered dietician nutritionists join our team of Nutrition Experts to help review the recipes posted on They ensure our recipes follow the USDA’s healthy eating standards and that any nutritional or dietetic claim made is backed by science.

  • New testing-based reviews launched for immersion blenders

    Moving on from reviews that heavily depended on customers’ feedback and basic testing, we have conducted the first in-depth tests on a series of blenders. Results from weeks of repeated testing on various food items allowed us to give more accurate ratings for the products. Now, the data will do the speaking! With the new layout, it’s now easier than ever to check and compare products that pique your interest.

  • The Team goes public

    Our About page now features information about the people behind the testing and reviews on Healthy Kitchen 101.

  • Unboxing videos launched

    We reckon first-time users will find it helpful to see exactly what to expect when they order a kitchen appliance. We also share our first impressions of the products on our Youtube channel.

  • The Research, Testing & Review Team and lab established

    We chose to make testing-based reviews our priority on Healthy Kitchen 101. Kitchen appliances are ordered via Amazon US, then shipped to our lab in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for hands-on testing before being transferred to the Healthy Recipes 101 Kitchen to be used on a regular basis.