Welcome to The Kitchen Professor

Do you want:

  • Cool information about food?
  • Interesting and tasty recipes?
  • A nerdy outlook on anything in the kitchen?

If you answered “Yes” to any of those questions, then, my friends, you are in the right place. My name is Doug, aka the kitchen professor. No, I’m not really a professor. Read more here…

Product Reviews


BBQ Smokers

We put all sorts of smokers through the paces. Electric, Charcoal, Woodburning, and even Propane Smokers are reviewed! Click Here for more...

Cast Iron

I have a little fetish for cast iron. I started with Lodge but then discovered the vintage stuff - Wagner is my favorite right now.  Click Here for more...

Food Processors

A good food processor might be the most useful thing in the kitchen. We tested big ones, small ones, cheap and expensive... Click here to read more...

Knife Sharpeners

If you have a knife, you need to have a knife sharpener. A dull knife is bad news and should not be tolerated. Okay, that's just my opinion but still...keep your knives sharp! Click here to read more...

The Review Process

We have reviews on many different products. We test everything we can first-hand but sometimes we have to go on the experience of others. If we can't test the products with our own hands, we gather all the information we can and even analyze 100s of reviews by real owners.  


The Blog

15 Degree Knife Sharpener
  As most serious chefs and knife enthusiasts are aware, there is a big distinction between the edges of Western[...]
What is the Best chef knife for under $100
The chef’s knife is a chef’s most crucial tool. Consider how much time this tool spends in your hand. A[...]
5 Best Chef Knives for under $150
Looking for the best chefs knives under about $150? You are in the right place. The great part about this[...]
Cast Iron Corn Bread From Scratch
This is a guest post from my friend, Kim. She noticed I didn't have a recipe for corn bread here[...]
The Top 5 Best Electric Knife Sharpeners of 2016
Click here to learn about the Best Knife Sharpener. How Many Stages? Most sharpeners have more than one "stage." Each stage[...]
Restoring Antique Cast Iron Cookware
Cast iron is an awesome material. It’s able to withstand extremely high cooking temperatures, which makes it ideal for frying[...]

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