Senior Staff Writer
Cindy Bailen loves writing about technology and home design. According to her mom, the first word Cindy could read was "KitchenAid", and she has been fascinated by home appliances ever since. In her spare time, Cindy hosts pledge programs for WGBH-TV in Boston and other public television stations.
Articles and Reviews by Cindy Bailen
Kenmore 41173 Side-by-side Refrigerator Review
April 11, 2018 – The Kenmore 41173 has a cold fridge and a wider freezer with room for large frozen pizzas.
Maytag MBF2258FEZ Bottom-freezer Refrigerator review
April 09, 2018 – This bottom-freezer refrigerator does an awesome job staying cool.
GE GTS21FGKWW and GTS18FGLWW Refrigerator Review
April 04, 2018 – We compared two nearly identical GE refrigerators, and the smaller one won.
The 7 kitchen appliances you need in your tiny house
March 29, 2018 – You can live well in a tiny house, if you have the right appliances.
Haier HRQ16N3BGS Counter-depth French Door Refrigerator Review
March 28, 2018 – Haier's HRQ16N3BGS is a counter depth four-door French door fridge with good cooling at an affordable price.
Frigidaire FFTR1821TD Top Freezer Refrigerator Review
March 20, 2018 – The Frigidaire FFTR1821TD is an economical top freezer model that makes good use of storage space.
Kenmore 60412 Top Freezer Refrigerator Review
March 09, 2018 – The Kenmore 60412 refrigerator is very basic, but could work well in a smaller kitchen or garage.
You're using your freezer wrong—here's how to stock it the right way
February 16, 2018 – Take better care of frozen food by wrapping it right and keeping it organized.
5 ways you can upgrade your kitchen—without breaking the bank
January 31, 2018 – Color designer Maria Killam shares the best ideas for updating your kitchen.
LG LFXS28566M French door refrigerator review
January 25, 2018 – The LG LFXS28566M is a French door refrigerator with door-in-door design.
10 futuristic appliances that will be on your 2018 wishlist
January 11, 2018 – Features we've only dreamed of are coming to the latest kitchen appliances.
If your fridge won’t stay shut, this simple trick will fix it
January 04, 2018 – Our refrigerator gasket wouldn't keep the door closed, until we tried this.
Kenmore 51112 side-by-side refrigerator review
December 29, 2017 – This side-by-side refrigerator has limited freezer space, and its crispers can't keep produce fresh.
Frigidaire Gallery FGSC2335TF counter-depth side-by-side refrigerator review
December 15, 2017 – A side-by-side refrigerator is counter-depth and sports luxury features at a reasonable price point.
Samsung RS25J500DSG side-by-side refrigerator
December 13, 2017 – This side-by-side model has room for frozen pizza, but the control panel is too dim and hard to tap.
What temperature is your refrigerator?
December 08, 2017 – Make sure your refrigerator and freezer are running at the right temperatures.
Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ side-by-side refrigerator
December 04, 2017 – This side-by-side Whirlpool fridge isn't cold enough on the fresh food side, and freezer space is limited.
Frigidaire Gallery FGTR1837TF refrigerator
December 04, 2017 – The Frigidaire FGTR1837TF is a top-freezer refrigerator good for small spaces or as a second fridge.
Whirlpool WRF555SDHV French door refrigerator review
November 20, 2017 – A good-looking black stainless refrigerator maintains the right temperature in the fridge and freezer
These are the best refrigerators of 2017
November 14, 2017 – Looking for a new refrigerator? These are the very best we tested this year.