Hand tools… they're my weakness.
A good hand tool wins me over with its beauty and function. I do everything I can to avoid the noise and mess of an appliance.
Not that I hate appliances, just that if I can reach for a hand tool to do something well, I'll choose that every time.
Life is just simpler and better when you have a good tool that gets the job done with very little fuss.
Wouldn't you agree?
And so, here are my favorite 8 eclectic, fun, and useful hand tools. What are yours? Please share in the comments!
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8 Eclectic, Fun, and Useful Kitchen Hand Tools
Here they are, in the order mentioned.
- Danish Dough Whisk – here's the one I have
- Mortar & Pestle — here are wood options
- Butter Mold — here's the one I have
- Reamer (Juicer) — here's the one I have
- Ergonomic Rolling Pin — here's the one I have
- Kraut Pounder — I have this one and this one
- Scoops — I have this one and this one
- Ravioli Cutter — here's the one I have
Mentioned By Live Listeners:
- microplane grater
- egg beaters
- paint scraper / plastic scraper for stuck on foods
- silicon funnel for bottling homemade sodas
- pastry cutter — for egg salad
- wire cooling rack — for egg salad
- pie cutter knives –for egg slicer
- gnocchi press
- jerky gun
- kitchen shears
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