America's Test Kitchen has a lot of free content on their website, including equipment reviews. They are really interesting to read if you are keen on cooking or kitchen things(especially when the product you currently own comes out on top!). You may need to register with an email address, but it is free.
Go here to see free current season equipment reviews. I was intrigued by the test results of baking/cooking sprays.
There are also recipe tests for free, here, including:
Lastly, the Science Desk is also interesting. "What Happens to Alcohol in Stews?" was intriguing.