Tools

Looking For the Right Tool for the Right Cooking Task? You don’t necessarily have to buy the most expensive, but you definitely want to buy quality. Below are some of the tools I use in my kitchen. Just click on the link to learn more about what it is, what it does, what to consider when buying and some online resources.
 

One Handed Butter Cutter

February 13, 2007 0 Comments
One Handed Butter Cutter

The One-Click Butter Cutter Every once in a while someone will send me a new gadget to try out and write about on the ReluctantGourmet.com. Recently, I received a One-Click Butter Cutter from Linnea whose father invented this interesting butter “guillotine” like tool for slicing butter easily, quickly and rather effortlessly. You might think this […]

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Do You Own a Splatter Screen?

November 3, 2006 3 Comments
Do You Own a Splatter Screen?

Do you use a splatter screen in your kitchen? You know one of those round screens you put on top of your frying or sauté pan to prevent the hot spatters from making a mess of your stove top or jumping up and hitting your face. I’ve owned one for years but hardly used it. […]

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I Broke My Butter Bell

October 6, 2006 5 Comments
I Broke My Butter Bell

What is a Butter Bell? Also called a French butter bell crock or butter keeper, a butter bell is a ceramic two-piece dish that stores butter out of the refrigerator. When I first read about it in one of the cooking magazines, I didn’t believe it would keep butter fresh. After thinking about it a […]

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