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    The fish spatula: Not just for fish

    Out of our test kitchen’s huge array of equipment, there’s one tool we end up reaching for every day: the fish spatula. Compared with a regular slotted spatula, a fish…

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    Make Soy Milk at Home

    I’m a big fan of soy milk for both drinking and baking but have always balked at paying close to $3 for a quart of the commercially available brands. Making…

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    A favorite nutmeg grater

    Truthfully, you don’t really need a special nutmeg grater—the side of a box grater with the little crown-shaped protrusions does the job. But as someone who loves gadgets that are…

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    No more mangled mangos

    We’ve tried all sorts of gadgets for slicing, splitting, and coring fresh fruit, but generally we don’t consider them essential—a knife is really the only tool we need. Mangos, however,…

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    A Handy Peeler

    We’re pretty particular about our peelers around here, and when we find one we like, we tend to stick with it. But this little peeler was so unusual—it’s a mere 2…

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    Cool Tool: Chimney Starter

    If you want to light your charcoal grill without the use of lighter fluid, the chimney starter might be for you. Read a short review of this handy gilling accessory.

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