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Kitchen real estate is always at a premium, but for many home cooks, it's impossible to resist the siren call of shiny new cooking gadgets that promise to make your culinary experience faster, easier--and, equally important, more stylish. We tested the newest arrivals and found a few that are worth making room for.

A BETTER CUP OF JOE

Want the ease and chic of a French press but hate the gritty grounds at the bottom? The $30 AEROPRESS coffeemaker, left, combines the best of both press and drip technologies for a smooth rich brew, with the full flavor of espresso but...

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