Must-Have Kitchen Machines

Today's revolutionary kitchen electrics and countertop appliances are making professional techniques and results quick and easy for the home cook to achieve. At Crate and Barrel, we realize these must-have kitchen appliances have become part of our everyday lives, so we search, research and test to bring you with confidence only the best cooking tools that will stand up to everyday use while offering a range of features and prices. You can juice whole veggies and fruits into a healthy vitamin-rich drink to have on the go. You can pop a premeasured pod into an espresso maker or unplug with a pour-over coffee maker that gets back to basics. You can start dinner in the morning in a slow-cooker and have it waiting warm for you after work.

The Power House:
9 Must-Have Kitchen Appliances

KitchenAid red toaster


Toast is just the beginning. Our dynamic designs have all the modern features you're looking for. Warm, defrost and reheat everything from crusty artisanal breads and morning pastries to bagels and, of course, toast.

Hand mixer

Hand Mixer

For whipping cream, beating egg whites and mixing brownies, this is one kitchen essential to keep close by. Our hand mixers adjust to the resistance of your mix for smooth, consistent results, even with delicate ingredients.

KitchenAid pour over coffee maker


Brew the perfect cup no matter which machine you
choose—from the latest programmable coffeemaker to a classic French press.

Breville toaster oven

Toaster Oven

If you're planning to host Thanksgiving or any other multi-course get together, this is an absolute must-have kitchen countertop appliance. Roast a whole chicken, bake a casserole, fire up a pizza, and more. It’s also perfect for warming entrées and quick mid-week meals.

Vitamix S5F15 blender


Whip up shakes, smoothies, margaritas and salsas at home with powerful precision blending. Choose from a range of settings to stir, chop, mix or purée your recipe to perfection.

Cuisinart food processor

Food Processor

This is the kitchen machine that liberated the gourmet home chef. We've been puréeing, julienning and shredding with it for decades. This classic culinary workhorse will become your go-to companion for chopping, slicing, dicing and more. It’s like having your own sous chef.

KitchenAid stand mixer

KitchenAid ® Stand Mixer

This kitchen icon is even in museums. And not just for its classic looks. For more than 90 years, the KitchenAid Stand Mixer has been the choice of home bakers to pros. KitchenAid's 6-point planetary mixing action blends at 10 speeds in an extra-large 5-quart stainless bowl. It beats meringues, mixes large cakes and kneads bread dough—all hands-free.

Cuisinart slow cooker

Slow Cooker

Just pop in a roast and veggies in this convenient countertop appliance, set the touchpad control to the desired time and temp, go to work, and return to a hot one-pot meal.

Nespresso machine

Espresso Machine

This quintessential kitchen staple for the coffee connoisseur brews café-caliber espresso, lattes and cappuccinos.

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