If you’ve got a big pot with a pasta insert, you’ve got the equipment you need to save your back, prevent burns, and avoid making a big mess in the kitchen.
There are all sorts of fancy gadgets for drying your strands of fresh-cut homemade pasta. But there's something already in your kitchen that does a great job.
Whenever you make hummus or other dips using a food processor, inevitably, a lot of the puree ends up stuck on the blades. You could spend time painstakingly scraping the blade clean, but there’s a better way.