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...

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Which Microplane grater/zester would you buy?

by visciole 11 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 11 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 11 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 14 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 12 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...

How to clean a metal box grater.

by Kinnexa 12 years ago

I have a handheld metal box grater I didn't wash right after using and now it's full of stuck-on, dried potato pulp. Soaking in hot water isn't effective by itself, and scrubbing just leaves me wit...

Sharkskin wasabi grater

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by Richard 16 13 years ago

I finally got some real wasabi rhizomes, and am looking for a sharkskin grater. The rhizomes came with a metal grater, which will be OK, but I'd rather have the fineness that a samegawa one will pr...

Microplane Rotary cheese grater, anybody have one?

by drobbia 13 years ago

Just ordere the rotary microplane - I'm tired of passing the hunk of Parm. Cheese around a table for microplaning with hands that may not be as clean as I'd like. Anybody used it yet? Any Pro's or...

box grater vs. rotary grater?

by anonymoose 13 years ago

I love cheese but hate the thought of catching my fingers on a grater. So here's my question for you. Which is better -- a rotary grater with a fine and coarse drum, or a box grater with a hand gua...

Kraft parmesan packaged in disposable grater

by Anne H 13 years ago

Has anyone else seen this? I found it once at one grocery, and it has been a good compromise between buying chunks of parmesan, which always either went bad (dried out) before getting eaten or wer...

Coconut grater in Philadelphia - who sells them?

by Smellchipper 14 years ago

Howdy! Am looking for a coconut grater and have been to three Indian groceries, an Asian supermarket and a Chinese restaurant supply place. No luck. In an ideal world I'd find this: http://www....

Cuisinart fine grater disc

by christy319 14 years ago

Does anyone have this? Cuisinart says it is ideal for nuts, parmesan, and coconut, but I want to know if it works well for potatoes. Sometimes I like to make certain types of potato pancakes with t...

"Box" grater

by sue 14 years ago

I just grated about 8 potatoes for individual potato kugels for Passover. The box grater side that I used seemed "dull". I seemed to have to exert a lot of effort to grate each potato. (I used the ...

Japanese Ginger Grater :: Where to find?

by Just Grate 15 years ago

I'm looking to purchase a ginger grater similar to the one pictured in the following link: http://shop.store.yahoo.com/wokshop/blowfishgrater.html I have checked a few local kitchen stores with...

microplane rotary grater

by j 15 years ago

i'm thinking of getting one to grate coconut. is it good for that? i bought an indian style coconut grater at an indian grocery but it sucks.

Electric and/or cordless cheese graters

by Bruin2 16 years ago

My wife would like an electric and/or cordless cheese grater. We have a manual one that requires turning a handle that for reasons not important is now hard for her. Is anyone using one and if so, ...

Grating chocolate: Hand grater, or Cuisinart?

by creepygirl 16 years ago

I have a recipe that requires grating 12 ounces of dark chocolate (chocolate will be melted). Is it easier to grate in the food processor, or on a hand grater? If I go with the food processor, sh...

hand cranked coconut grater

by Thi N. 17 years ago

To whoever was looking for a hand-cranked coconut grater, my friends and I bought one at one of the Indian grocery stores in Culver City. I think it was the one on... er, Washington in the same lot...

ISO: Hand cranked coconut grater

by maria 17 years ago

I am looking for a hand cranked rotating coconut grater that clamps onto a surface. I saw this featured in a FoodTV program called Cookworks during their Indian Vegetarian show. I live in Chatswort...

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