A roundup of Slateshopping coverage.

A roundup of Slateshopping coverage.

A roundup of Slateshopping coverage.

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Dec. 7 2005 1:40 PM


A roundup of Slate shopping coverage.


"Sit Happens: A search for the best desk chair," by Seth Stevenson. Posted Dec. 6, 2005.

"The Cutting Edge: Which carving set is worthy of your turkey?" by Sara Dickerman. Posted Nov. 16, 2005.


"A Watched Pot: Forget your stove-top tea kettle—go electric," by Seth Stevenson. Posted Nov. 8, 2005.

"He's Having a Baby: And needs a stroller pronto," by Greg Allen. Posted Oct. 25, 2005.

"The Inside Scoop: Which machines whip up the best ice cream?" by Stephen Metcalf. Posted June 28, 2005.


"The Sound of Silence: Sussing out the earplug market," by Ulrich Boser. Posted May 17, 2005.


"Cold Case: Are the new frozen dinners any good?" by Kelly Alexander. Posted March 29, 2005.

"The Tangy 12: The salsa national championships," by Dan Kois. Posted March 15, 2005.


"What a Crock! Which slow cooker is best?" by Jill Hunter Pellettieri. Posted Feb. 9, 2005.

"Sweets for Your Sweetie: Where to buy the best gourmet chocolates online," by YiLing Chen-Josephson. Posted Feb. 2, 2005.

"Totally Wired: Which espresso machine is best?" by Alex Abramovich. Posted Dec. 10, 2004.


"Top Tubes: Which high-end television is best?" by Fred Kaplan. Posted Dec. 1, 2004.


"Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Which vodka is the best?" by Alex Abramovich. Posted Sept. 2, 2004.

"Weight Watchers: The skinny on which trendy diet is best," by Dan Crane. Posted Aug. 18, 2004.

"It's in the Bag: Which carry-on bag is best?" by Seth Stevenson. Posted June 3, 2004.


"The Slate Guide to Gurus: Choose the one who's right for you," by David Plotz. Posted April 29, 2004.

"The Wasteland: Which garbage cans aren't garbage?" by Sara Dickerman. Posted March 22, 2004.

"Cool Rider: Slate test-drives motorized scooters," by Julia Turner. Posted Dec. 26, 2003.

"Word Up: Which dictionary is best?" by YiLing Chen-Josephson. Posted Dec. 4, 2003.