Our 10 favorite all-American made products

Good Housekeeping.com

View photo

.
Do more than wear the red, white, and blue this year! Show your patriotism with one of these all-American all-stars. These standout products excelled in GHRI tests and are all made in the U.S.A.












Photo courtesy of Lodge

Lodge Dutch Oven
Lodge has been producing classic cast-iron cookware out of its Tennessee factory for more than 100 years. The Porcelain on Enamel Cast Iron Dutch Oven from Lodge's Color line ($105, amazon.com) was a top performer in our test of casserole dishes, browning evenly on both gas and electric ranges and turning out a tender and flavorful beef stew. This induction-safe pot comes red, blue, green, pumpkin, and burgundy.



Photo courtesy of Viking

Viking Range
Manufactured in the Mississippi delta, Viking's ranges are standouts for both style and performance. The fire-engine red VDSC530B-SS ($4,999, amazon.com) was our top pick for a dual-fuel model in our last test. This professional-looking range proved simple to use and was the only one in the bunch to bake four cake layers evenly at once.








Photo courtesy of Nordic Ware

Nordic Ware Skillet
Family-owned Nordic Ware has been operating out of Minneapolis for nearly 70 years. Its Restaurant Cookware line ($69 for a 12-inch skillet, amazon.com) performed well in our skillet test, browning steak evenly and maintaining a steady simmer. The professional look will go well with any kitchen.





Anchor Hocking Food Storage
Since 1905, Anchor Hocking has been manufacturing its glassware in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The True Seal food storage containers ($8-$21, amazon.com) were top performers for glass in our 2009 test, doing the best job of any at keeping air out so food stays fresher.












Photo courtesy of Cutco

Cutco Kitchen Knife
Cutco products have been made in New York since 1949. Its Petite Chef's Knife ($114, amazon.com) has a blade that’s slightly shorter than your average chef's knife — handy if you find a full 8-inch blade too large or hard to control.















Photo courtesy of Spic and Span

Spic and Span Multi-Surface Cleaner
Made in the U.S., Spic and Span's Cinch Glass & Multi-Surface Cleaner ($4.49 for 32 oz., amazon.com) quickly cleared messes on stainless steel, glass, and laminate countertop. (The product promises to clean outdoor surfaces, car windows, and plenty more, as well.)









Photo courtesy of Weiman

Weiman Carpet Cleaner
Based in Illinois, Weiman has been manufacturing cleaning products since 1941. The company's carpet cleaner ($4.99 for 22 oz., amazon.com) was our top trigger-spray formula, working quickly to dissolve fresh stains, especially spaghetti sauce, in our tests. The bottle carries the EPA's Design for the Environment label, meaning it contains the safest possible ingredients and it boasts an oxygen ingredient to safely lighten stains.











Photo by Don Friedman/Studio D

Mrs. Meyer's Dishwashing Detergent
Inspired by Iowa homemaker Mrs. Thelma A. Meyer, the Mrs. Meyer's line comes in a range of garden-fresh scents ranging from basil to geranium. Even better, the Clean Day Automatic Dish Pacs ($8 for 20, amazon.com) banished hard-water spots best of all the tablets in GHRI tests.














Photo courtesy of Green Toys

Green Toys Kitchen Toy
Made in the U.S. from recycled plastic, Green Toys' Salad Set ($20, amazon.com) gets healthy eating habits started early. Our imaginative kid testers had fun pretending to serve guests with its serving bowl, salad plate, serving utensils, condiments, and veggies ranging from mushrooms to peppers. This set is suitable for children ages 2 and up.





Photo courtesy of Buffalo Games

Buffalo Games Game
Made in Buffalo Games' New York factory, Gotcha! ($28, amazon.com) is great for older kids. The game is all about making and breaking rules; to make your way along the board, just follow the rules that pertain to you and catch others when they slip up. But be careful — the rules are constantly changing!






More from GOOD HOUSE KEEPING:

The Top 10 Products You Need In Your Kitchen

The Weirdest Beauty Ingredients You Should Start Using

How To Decode Your Dreams

*Yahoo! Shopping was not compensated by any brands listed within this article.
Sorry you didn't like this comment. Please provide a reason below.

Are you sure?
Rating failed. Try again.
Request failed. Try again.
We will promote constructive and witty comments to the top, so everyone sees them!
Sorry, we can’t load comments right now. Try again.

    Recommended for You

    • Former Math Teacher Allegedly Had Sex with Her Teenage Student on a Park Bench: Reports

      Alaina Ferguson was arrested on Nov. 30 and charged with sexual assault, according to jail records. McKinney, Texas, police spokeswoman Sgt. Ana Shelley declined to comment further on Ferguson’s case as it is an open investigation, but she confirmed Ferguson’s arrest to PEOPLE. Rumors of the former algebra teacher’s two-month relationship with a 16-year-old student spread throughout Plano Senior High School, according to The Dallas Morning News.

      People
    • Japan's sex problem is so bad that people are quitting dating and marrying their friends

      The Japanese sex problem has become so desperate that its young population are giving up on dating and are just marrying their friends. A Government survey found 69 per cent of Japanese men and 59 per cent of Japanese women do not have a romantic partner. One Japanese aggregator website has since been awash with stories of how people have simply got married to life-long friends. The country has one of the lowest birth rates in the world, with just 8.4 children being born per 1,000 inhabitants over the last five years. Its population of 127m people is predicted to decrease to 87m by 2060. The survey, carried out by the country’s National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, also

      Business Insider q
    • Admiral gets standing ovation for Colin Kaepernick remark at Pearl Harbor ceremony

      Say this about San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick: His national-anthem protest drew a lot of attention, from all corners. At a ceremony in Hawaii on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris made a remark that was clearly about the quarterback. “You can bet that the men and women we honor today – and those who died that fateful morning 75 years ago – never took a knee and never failed to stand whenever they heard our national anthem being played,” Harris said, according to the Associated Press.

      Shutdown Corner
    • These 13 U.S. Navy Ships Rose from the Dead After Pearl Harbor

      “Destroyed” isn’t always permanent when there’s a war to be won.

      The Drive
    • Kardashians’ Trademark Lawsuit Against Blac Chyna Is a ‘Shock,’ Says Lawyer

      After Chyna (real name Angela Renée White), 28, filed to legally trademark her name as “Angela Renée Kardashian” to use while working in entertainment and on her social media, the sisters’ — Kim, Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian — companies opposed the request. “The Kardashians, like Angela and my other clients are very protective of our marks, I think for us this is going to be a clear case win, because it’s actually her name, it’s not a poaching.

      People
    • It's Not Lea Michele's Swimsuit That'll Catch Your Eye — It's What She's Wearing With It

      A few days after Lea Michele attended Glee costar Becca Tobin's wedding, the actress traded in her Winter coat for a swimsuit. Lea was snapped on the beach wearing a cobalt blue one-piece, but it wasn't the bathing suit that caught our eyes first. It was actually her multicolored sarong, which she expertly tied to her waist. While some accessorize with body chains at the beach, Lea reminded us just how stylish and flattering a sarong can be. The piece served as a breezy, eye-catching skirt as the star posed to show off the side of her leg. Most of us won't be experiencing beach-weather temps for quite a while, but we're still ready to shop some viable, Lea-inspired swim and sarong options — for

      PopSugar q
    • The dog was really cold, and the deputy’s car was so warm. And the door was open ...

      The Tuolumne County, Calif., Sheriff’s Department may have found another potential candidate for its K-9 unit. A lost dog jumped into a deputy’s patrol car early Wednesday morning to escape the freezing cold, the sheriff’s department said in a post on its Facebook page. At around 1 a.m., Deputy Jon Hammell spotted a suspicious vehicle in the Tuolumne Market parking lot in Tuolumne City. Hammell left his driver’s door open and walked up to the vehicle so he could speak with the occupants. When he returned to his patrol car, he found a black labrador sitting in his passenger seat. The dog, named Ruger, had information listed on his collar. The dog fell asleep in the warm patrol car as his owners

      Miami Herald q
    • Forget the NES Classic, this $49 console can play all the retro games you want

      Nintendo NES Classic is one of the hottest products of this holiday shopping season, and stores are hardly able to keep up with demand. But it’s not the only console you should consider to get your retro gaming fix. For as low as $49, the RetroEngine Sigma will give you access to a lot more game than Nintendo’s new NES. DON’T MISS: Amazon's 12 best daily deals: Black Friday returns for one 4K TV, deep Apple Watch discounts, more The campaign has a month left to hit the $20,000 needed to move forward with the project, and it already raised more than $13,000 in pledges on Indiegogo. The console is about as big as the NES Classic and supports as many as 28 distinct classic gaming consoles, so it should offer plenty of extra retro excitement, on top of what the NES Classic has to offer. On top of supporting a variety of old consoles, the new system is also supposed to make actual gaming a seamless experience for the user. The RetroEngine Sigma supports wired and wireless controllers, and can be used as an at-home media system. The system runs an Armbian OS desktop and would even let users browse the web, and “write a novel.” Sure, with crowdfunding campaigns there’s always the risk of not seeing the product delivered to your door. But assuming the team behind RetroEngine Sigma will be able to fulfill its promises, you’ll get your new “old” console in April. Head over to Indiegogo to read more about the RetroEngine Sigma console, and watch the following video to get a taste of this tiny desktop PC / retro games emulator concept.

      BGR News
    • Notre Dame grads buy page in school's student paper lambasting AD and coach

      Brian Kelly’s team was 4-8 in 2016. Some Notre Dame fans are so unhappy with the state of the school’s football team that they bought a page in the student paper to express their dissatisfaction. The ad appears in the Dec. 7 issue of The Observer student paper. It blames Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick for failures and expresses a lack of confidence in coach Brian Kelly.

      Dr. Saturday
    • All of the Gorgeous Photos From Mark Ballas and BC Jean’s Dream Wedding (14 photos)

      The Dancing With The Stars pro married his Alexander Jean bandmate at a Nov. 25 ceremony

      People
    • 22 heavily armed men post mannequin challenge on Facebook, much to delight of cops

      In the video, they were all clutching firearms of various caliber. Pistols and shotguns hung frozen in the air, their blunt ends aimed at various persons, who remained as still as, well, mannequins. One man was prostrate under the back of a car, as if for cover, the barrel of his shotgun peeking out. Another hid behind a plastic trashcan, flimsy protection if this were a real battle. From one angle, it appeared to be a Madame Tussauds wax museum exhibit — a re-eneacted modern-day gunfight in rural Alabama involving at least 19 guns and 22 young men, frozen in time, scored by the pulsating beat of pounding rap music. It was a version, albeit an edgy and ultimately inadvisable one, of the mannequin

      Washington Post q
    • After 75 Years, Pearl Harbor Still Holds a Few Mysteries

      Five things you may not know about the day that lives in infamy.

      Popular Mechanics
    • Becker criticises Djokovic following split

      Novak Djokovic failed to train hard enough and will not regain the top world ranking unless he "puts in the hours", former coach Boris Becker says, after the pair split. Djokovic has won 12 Grand Slam titles -- six under Becker -- but on Tuesday the Serb confirmed rumours that he and the German legend had parted ways after three years together. "He has not spent as much time on the practice court as he should have in the last six months and he knows that," Becker, 49, told Sky Sports News.

      AFP
    • ‘This Is Us’ Fans Shocked by ‘Shocking’ Fall Finale

      On the midseason finale of This Is Us, Toby surprised Kate by flying across the country to declare his love for her during a Christmas party. "I can live without pizza and cookies and potato chips and whatever that brownie thing was that they were serving on the plane," Toby said. "The one thing I cannot live without, is you." After that speech, Toby and Kate snuck away to express their feelings without their clothes on, but when they were done, it was clear something was wrong. Toby was breathing heavily, and then later, he collapsed, presumably from a heart attack. Fans of the show took to Twitter to express their concern for Toby. Destinee Chrystal wrote "I'm going to be so upset if Toby dies. This is the worst cliffhanger ever," and KayKay tweeted "It took me 6 minutes to process that ending. All I know is Toby better be alive on January 10th."

      Superfan TV
    • See Prince William, Princess Kate and the Rest of the Royal Family in Their Tacky Christmas Sweaters!

      The royal family threw a tacky Christmas sweater party — well, sort of! Madame Tussauds London unveiled a special version of the royals’ wax figures on Tuesday, featuring each member in a festive sweater. The royals granted permission for Madame Tussauds to dress their wax figures in Christmas-inspired jumpers as part of the Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day campaign on Dec. 16.

      People
    • The Latest: Federal judge agrees to end Michigan recount

      DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the presidential recount efforts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (all times local):

      Associated Press
    • 12 Secrets Costco Shoppers Need to Know

      Stu pendousmat via Wikimedia Commons A Costco membership opens doors, quite literally, to a vast selection of bulk-size groceries and household goods selling at discounted prices. But buying potato chips ...

      Kiplinger
    • Forsett arrives in Denver but questions remain at QB

      The Denver Broncos trust veteran running back Justin Forsett can play against Tennessee on Sunday after being claimed off waivers this week. ''I'd still call him day to day,'' coach Gary Kubiak said Wednesday after Siemian's first on-field work since spraining his left foot against Kansas City on Nov. 27. ''I'm feeling better,'' said Siemian, who demurred when asked whether he's confident he'll start against the Titans.

      The Associated Press
    • Constant Gym-Goer Ditched Her Cardio Workouts for Powerlifting and Lost 37 Lbs.

      For years, Alice Fields was a cardio queen, who would toil away on the treadmill in the hopes of slimming down. Fields tried this weight loss method unsuccessfully for around five years, and says she “felt trapped in my own body,” until a friend introduced her to powerlifting 18 months ago. “Not only had my strength increased dramatically, but my whole body composition changed.

      People
    • A Facebook executive says fasting for 15 hours a day changed his life — here's his daily routine

      In 2014, Dan Zigmond, director of analytics at Facebook, lost more than 20 pounds in less than a...

      Business Insider