Top 10 Tools for the Minimalist Kitchen

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Kyocera Ceramic Grater- Do the teeth come off?

by iluvveg 8 years ago

I just realised that some of the teeth of my ceramic grater came off after I used it to grate a small apple and a carrot recently. That really surprised me as I had not bothered to take a close lo...

Ultimate Box Grater

by LaureltQ 8 years ago

I am on my 3rd microplane box grater in 3 years. The plastic surrounding the metal inserts keeps breaking. I have tried 2 different models of microplane graters. Yes, I put them in the dishwashe...

Cheese grater?

by swurvestar 8 years ago

I really love to grate my own cheese. I find it melts better, I use less and it tastes better - weird I know. There's just something with those prepackaged shredded cheeses that just makes them di...

Julienne grater

by pantani 9 years ago

Looking for a general purpose grater that will also do fine julienne or matchstick with hard to grate foods like beets. Needs to be durable and easy to clean Thanks

Coconut grater

by suetrees 9 years ago

Cannot find one of these items in the whole of Oz...any one help me locate please..URGENT Thanks Sue

Carrot grater that turns them into 'angel hair pasta' strands?

by FishTales 9 years ago

We enjoyed a carrot salad at a Japanese restaurant that had carrots grated about as thin as angel hair pasta. No, I don't think they were hand-cut. We've poked around online & in a few Asian stores...

Latkes: Box-grater vs food processor

by pixellle 13 years ago

I always make my latkes the way my mother did, on the ol' box grater. I'd heard that using a food processor was too rough on the potatoes and the final product wasn't the same. Is this true? Als...


larry ziegler
by larry ziegler 9 years ago

I plan to buy a hand grater for garlic,so which kind of grater should I get: coarse, medium,or fine grind? p.s. I like a strong garlic flavor. thanks -- LARRY ZIEGLER

Can I still buy a nonstick box grater?

by ratgirlagogo 11 years ago

We got a nonstick box grater from Lecter's probably ten, maybe even twelve years ago. We quickly grew to love it (for grating soft cheeses like mozzarella , especially), but one of our cats knock...

Looking for a microplane zester/grater in the west GTA

by duckdown 10 years ago

Hey all, looking to pick up a microplane zester/grater for things like parmesean cheese and mostly lime and lemon zesting. Like this: http://ca.microplane.com/microplaneclassicseriespremiumze...

Ginger Grater

by Cookie Baker 10 years ago

I often make hot and sour soup which calls for fresh grated ginger. Can anyone recommend a good ginger grater and where to purchase it?

Found: Good coconut grater

by DistrictDarling 11 years ago

I'm pretty sure I've seen postings here (or maybe over on Home Cooking, not sure) about where to find a coconut grater. The good ones (counter clamp, solid stainless blades) are hard to come by. ...

Which box grater?

by josephnl 10 years ago

Seems like a silly question, but I don't know which one to get to replace my very old box grater which is getting very dull. The new Microplane box grater looks terrific, but I wonder if it isn't ...

Reporting back on the Microplane graters I acquired (with your help!)

by visciole 10 years ago

I posted a while back asking for help deciding which Microplane graters I *needed* most. So I ended up getting a boxed set of the box grater, the original long grater/zester, and a spice grater. I...

best grater for potatoes/carrots etc?

by qwerty78 10 years ago

Hi everyone, I have a microplane which i use for garlic/cheese/sesting etc, but it's really not big enough for potatoes for hash browns and a few other recipes I'd like to try. any suggestions for ...

Which Microplane grater/zester would you buy?

by visciole 10 years ago

I finally tried a friend's Microplane and naturally now have to have one. She had the "classic" long one. Do the teeth wrapping around the side of this present problems for anyone when cleaning? ...

Broccoli stem lovers: What are your cutting and trimming tricks (knife, mandolin, processor, grater) to produce your favorite uses for this beloved stem?

by FoodFuser 10 years ago

Seems to me that the main reason that the stem is under-utilized is that it's tricky to cut. Consider the tough cuticled exterior, and the numerous leaf bases to trim (or not), lots of folks jus...

It’s out with the box grater and in with the Microplane

by snax 10 years ago

I have only ever used a box grater and I actually found it bizarre that it was actually called a ‘box’ grater as to me it has always been a ‘grater’ or more like ‘the grater’ as I didn’t know ther...

please help! I am looking for a nutmeg grater that has a cup/catch on the back.

by sugarcanejane 13 years ago

I am looking for a nutmeg grater that has a cup/catch on the back. Like the one that Alton Brown used on his show about eggnog. The cover for the grater could be put on the back of the grater to ...

Gira & Gratta cheese/grater in L.A.?

by Chowpatty 11 years ago

If you've been to Terroni, you've seen those cool Grana Padano cheese graters that store the cheese in the grater. By googling, I found out they're called Gira & Gratta -- has anyone seen those spe...