These Are the Top 10 Tools for the Minimalist Kitchen

Trying to pare down your kitchen tools, or build up a solid collection for a new place? Melissa Coleman—designer, author, self-proclaimed simplicity chaser, and creator of The Faux Martha—is a great...

Best rotary cheese grater?

by karuma 11 months ago

Seeking recommendations. I'm looking for something plastic-free (like stainless steel) but most that I see online have reviews saying they're flimsy and don't work well. I'd love one that's well-ma...

Best hand cheese grater (Japanese copper?)

by josemartinlopez 1 year ago

What do people like for hand (not rotary or box) cheese graters here, I couldn't find any old threads on these? And are copper graters better than stainless steel, and are the flat Japanese ones go...

Japanese Butter Tableware

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Some interesting designs of butter knives/scrapers and butter cases found in Japan.

Your favourite hand graters?

by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I’m in the process of fine tuning my kitchen gear in order for me to optimise my focus on the cooking process, the cooking technique and the cooking result (= the quality of the dish I’m making) ...

The best box grater out there? Your choice!

by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I'm looking to get the best box grater out there. I'm making more salads these days and also like to make squash/zucchini pancakes. I'm looking at the Cuisipro box grater. Link: https://www.a...

Finger guard device recommendation?

by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I need a good finger guard for when I slice vegetables on my box grater. What can you recommend ? Cheers, Claus

Best way to clean colanders and graters?

by momnivore 11 years ago

I have such a hard time cleaning my fine colander and my graters (especially my microplane). If I use a sponge it just tears the sponge up. If I don't use a sponge I get little pieces of whatever...

Does anyone find OXO products hard to store?

by echao 6 years ago

The handles of the OXO products I have seem bulkier than other tools I have in the kitchen. Does anyone else find a problem with storing any of their OXO products? If not, any suggestions on h...

Should OXO Good Grips extend their product line?

by echao 6 years ago

I'm currently working on a design project revisiting the OXO brand and I hope those of you who are familiar with OXO products can provide some insight! OXO products are generally durable, ergonomic...

ACME Safety Grater - For Perfect Potato Latkes

by Charlieboy 18 years ago

Does anyone know where I might be able to get one? I use it to grate potatoes for latkes and its the only one that produces perfectly textured latkes. Mine has seen better days - I've had it for ...

Microplane grater dull?

by arielleeve 6 years ago

I have been having struggles with the microplane paddle graters in the last year or so. I had a fine paddle grater from Sur La Table that became so dull as to be almost unusable, which I chalked up...

list your favorite kitchen gadgets

by clairelv 6 years ago

as a housewife which one do you like best in the kitchen ? i means some gadgets .tools .containers. anything !

Grating onions (without bawling your eyes out...)

by LiamF 6 years ago

The topic is fairly self-explanatory: I've cooked two dishes this weekend that used grated onions, and I've had to step out of the kitchen twice due to stinging eyes. How do you avoid this happe...

Rotary grater recommendations?

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 years ago

My mother mentioned wanting a new rotary grater (the one she has is ancient and in bad shape), so I thought I'd get her one for a gift. I've perused different models on Amazon, and those that don't...

I never used a grater before

by thegrindre 7 years ago

OK, I'm 66, been cooking all my adult life and never used a small grater before. I've always diced and minced with a knife. Well, I bought one last week http://www.walmart.com/ip/Oneida-Handheld-G...

Best Rasp / Fine Grater?

by arielleeve 7 years ago

I am on a hunt for a new rasp / fine grater. For a while we had the standard microplane one with the plastic handle and the skinny body (http://www.amazon.com/Microplane-40020-Classic-Zester-Grater...

Grater recommendations?

by arielleeve 8 years ago

Looking to update my grater situation in the kitchen. Currently we own a paddle microplane for zesting and fine grating, a very small box grater, and a paddle coarse grater. The latter two are chea...

Food Processor vs Grater

by SpencerTracy 8 years ago

Beside the below-listed points, are there any other benefits to owning a food grater/grinder? 1) Saves time by not having to wash the FP parts. 2) Able to use the grater for smaller meals - s...

wasabi grater

by woodside11377 8 years ago

what do you currently use to grate wasabi besides sharkskin