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    Essential Tools & Optional Gadgets from Cook's Illustrated

    Here's a list of essential kitchen tools (and optional gadgets) from Cook's Illustrated magazine Jan-Feb 2016.

    ESSENTIALS

    Bench Scraper: Dexter-Russell 6" Dough Cutter/Scraper - Sani-Safe Series

    Can Opener: Fissler Magic Smooth-Edge Can Opener

    Coarse Grater: Rosle Coarse Grater

    Colander: RSVP International Endurance Precision Pierced 5 Qt Colander

    Dry Measuring Cups: Amco Houseworks Professional Performance 4-Piece Measuring Cup Set

    Garlic Press: Kuhn Rikon Stainless Steel Epicurean Garlic Press

    Instant-Read Thermometer: ThermoWorks Thermapen

    Kitchen Shears: Kershaw Taskmaster Shears

    Ladle: Rosle Hook Ladle with Pouring Rim

    Liquid Measuring Cup: Pyrex 2-Cup Measuring Cup

    Mandoline/V-Slicer: Swissmar Borner Original V-Slicer Plus Mandoline

    Measuring Spoons: Cuisipro Stainless Steel Measuring Spoon Set

    Metal Spatula: Wusthof Gourmet Slotted Turner/Fish Spatula

    Pepper Mill: Cole & Mason Derwent Gourmet Precision Pepper Mill

    Rasp Grater: Microplane Classic Zester Grater

    Salad Spinner: OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner

    Silicone Spatula: Rubbermaid Professional 13-1/2" High-Heat Scraper

    Timer: American Innovative Chef's Quad Timer

    Tongs: OXO Good Grips 12" Locking Tongs

    Vegetable Peeler: Kuhn Rikon Original Swiss Peeler

    Whisk: OXO Good Grips 11" Balloon Whisk

    OPTIONAL

    Adjustable Measuring Cup: KitchenArt Adjust-A-Cup Professional Series, 2-Cup

    Boil-Over Prevention: Kuhn Rikon Spill Stopper

    Bowl Anchor: Staybowlizer

    Jar Opener: Amco Swing-A-Way Jar Opener

    Wine Aerator: Nuance Wine Finer

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    Cutting Board?
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    I wrote a whole article on the subject of cutting boards, including recommendations:

    Cutting Boards For Barbecue

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Allingham View Post
    I wrote a whole article on the subject of cutting boards, including recommendations:

    Cutting Boards For Barbecue
    Nice article Chris, very informative.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Allingham View Post
    Here's a list of essential kitchen tools (and optional gadgets) from Cook's Illustrated magazine Jan-Feb 2016.
    Dang Chris, just when I thought I had all of the gadgets I needed.
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    Bumping...Great list of kitchen gadget stocking stuffers! See top of thread for the list with links: http://tvwbb.com/showthread.php?6334...l=1#post701649

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