Our readers certainly know their way around the kitchen (or are willing to learn), but also remain open to new tools and ingredients as well. Here are the 10 most popular items our readers bought this year.
Whether it was biscuits, cookie crumbs, smooth spread or crunchy spread, our readers love their Biscoff. It could be as an ingredient in a cheesecake or hot chocolate, or even simply enjoyed on its own. The Belgian biscuit — otherwise known in Europe as a speculoos biscuit — is kind of a big deal among our foodie set.
ZWILLING Enfinigy Electric Barista Non-Slip Milk Frother and Warmer
Our readers are definitely into creating that Cafécore experience right at home, down to the perfect froth and foam (regardless if your choice be dairy or a dairy-alternative). With no shortage of creative takes on your morning jolt of java and tools to simplify the process, getting that perfect sip every time is no longer something you can only pay for at a coffee bar. And our readers certainly know this to be true: the Zwilling’s Enfinigy Milk Frother was one of the most-bought products in 2023.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Keurig Certified K-Cup Pods
We get it: sometimes all you want is that quick cup of joe. And it looks like our readers have a go-to with these Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Keurig K-Cup pods. This package comes with 30 pods and delivers the flavour you’d expect from Krispy Kreme in a classic, medium roast. It’s designed to work with Keurig coffee makers so you’ll need to make sure yours is compatible.
Blume Organic Beetroot Latte Powder
Our readers are also clearly into swapping out caffeine for health-boosting alternatives, like this Blume Organic Beetroot Latte Powder. Beetroot is high in nitrates, known to boost energy and help muscles recover post-workout. The blend also includes cloves, which are antioxidant-rich and anti-inflammatory. The blend is micro-ground to help optimize absorption. Drink it as a latte, or add it to your smoothies, oatmeal or even baked goods.
Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Stainless Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set
This was one of those unmissable Prime Day and Early Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals, offering one of the steepest discounts on this kitchen essentials set. Cuisinart’s triple-ply MultiClad Pro Stainless Steel Cookware Set helps meet the multiple needs a home chef might have, featuring two skillets (a medium and a large), saute pan, two saucepans, stockpot and a steamer insert.
Victoria 4-Inch Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Skillet
This mini but mighty pre-seasoned cast iron skillet got our reader’s attention as they sought to upgrade their cooking, earning it a spot on this list. Made in Colombia and seasoned with non-GMO, kosher-certified flaxseed oil, it’s PTFE- and PFOA-free. It features a drip-free spout and a long, curved handle for better gripping. Use it on your stove, in the oven, over a fire or a grill, to make breakfast eggs, Rich and Chewy Molten Lava Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie and more.
Ninja Foodi 6-in-1 8-quart Dual-Basket Air Fryer
Our readers love their air fryers! They ordered this Ninja Foodi Dual Basket Air Fryer, as well as its smaller-capacity cousin. The 8-quart Dual-Basket Ninja Foodi Air Fryer lets you prepare two foods in two different ways at the same time, speeding up the time it takes to go from prep to table. Home chefs can choose from air fry, air broil, roast, bake, reheat and dehydrate.
Balmuda Steam Oven Toaster
The viral Balmuda steam oven continued its moment in the spotlight, and for good reason. The innovative toaster is not only beautifully designed, but uses steam technology to help you get the most out of your toast. The toaster heats more quickly than your average toaster, enveloping your bread with a thin layer of steam and toasting its surface while keeping your slice’s inner moisture and flavour intact. Choose between Artisan Bread Mode, Sandwich Bread Mode, Pizza Mode, Pastry Mode or Oven Mode.
Yinenn Cut Resistant Gloves
Safety first! It looks like our readers know that one of the cornerstones of food preparation is the safe handling of sharp tools, and these cut-resistant gloves are designed to help with that. Our readers ordered these gloves that come with two pairs and are designed from special material that’s five times stronger than leather to protect your hands in a variety of situations: cutting, slicing, shucking, carving, peeling working with mandolin slicers, knives, cutters, graters.
Indigenous (and other) Cookbooks,
Looking to expand your understanding and culinary repertoire? Our readers were too. They clearly loved our Canadian Indigenous Cookbooks roundup, ordering many of the cookbooks on this list, including:
They also wanted to learn more about plant-based and vegan eating, with this option: Plant-Based on a Budget Quick & Easy: 100 Fast, Healthy, Meal-Prep, Freezer-Friendly, and One-Pot Vegan Recipes. We don’t blame them, since more and more foodies know that there’s no need to sacrifice big, bold flavours when you’re eating vegan.
All products featured on Food Network Canada are independently selected by our editors. For more products handpicked by our editorial team, visit Food Network Canada's Amazon storefront. However, when you buy through links in this article or on our storefront, we earn an affiliate commission.