The list author says: "At ChefSteps, we push our equipment to the limits every day. So we're confident that when we recommend something, it will perform to the highest standards for you. You can often find cheaper options, but we always say that if we wouldn't use it, we won't recommend it."
"These are the best N2O charges due to the quality of the manufacturing. Cheaper brands often contain mechanical oils from machining and assembly. If you know you are going to be experimenting, buy in bulk."
"This is a great tool if you need to hold your ingredients at specific temperatures for longer. Great for hot water baths, or working outside for an event. It's not totally versatile for heating and chilling quickly, however."
"This is another product by iso that is perfect for keeping clean. The canisters are great but it can be tricky to get product in siphon without making a huge mess. Using this funnel will insure that you never spill again!"