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The Best Electric Cooktops on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed products and single out the most convincing ones. (You can learn more about our rating system and how we pick each item here.)

And while we’ve written about the best slow cookers, electric griddles, and microwaves, here we’re rounding up the best electric cooktops you can find on Amazon, according to the people.

Best-rated electric cooktop

There’s a slight adjustment to cooking on an induction burner. “To begin, be certain a magnet will stick to your cookware,” explains one reviewer. But many reviewers are hooked once they get the right cookware. “It’s easy to learn how to use,” adds another. “It can be set by heat factor or temperature and by time. Super simple. Example: Turn it up to boil a pan of water. Once its at boil bring the heat down where you get it at the rate you need. Then set the timer for how long it needs to run. Walk away, it will do the rest.” Many reviewers note the convenience of the single burner when downsizing or renovating a kitchen. “I read up on induction cooking systems and found they are safer, have less heat for the surrounding