Put a Wireless Speaker to Work
A smart speaker from the likes of Amazon, Google, or Microsoft has all the answers during busy meal prep. Need to convert cups to grams? Just ask Alexa. Looking for a stuffing recipe that calls for chestnuts and shiitake mushrooms. Google Home can help. Then, of course, there’s the hands-free timer, which remains the most popular digital assistant task.
Bargain Pick: Google Home Mini , $50. Stylish design, solid sound quality, and the power of Google search combine for great value.
Smart Splurge: Amazon Show , $230. Built-in screen makes it easy to search and read recipes.