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    This cork is for cutting

    With all the pressure to go green, it’s a relief when an eco-friendly product boasts superior performance as well. This new cork cutting board from Architec provides a cushiony cutting…

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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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    Gentle Hand Tool

    This angled scraper-spatula from Ar+Cook (pronounced Art and Cook), a Brooklyn-based utensil company, is as useful as it is sleek. The steel-cored silicone head has just enough give around the…

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    Ratchet It Up with the Newest Wine Opener

    I love this new Wine Ratchet from Built NY Inc. Unlike the ubiquitous lever openers, the Ratchet puts a little effort back into popping a cork. Acting and sounding much…

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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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    Spoon and Spatula in One

    This silicone spoon/spatula from Chef’n is my new go-to tool. It has a steel core, so it’s sturdy enough for mixing thick batters and soups, and the silicone means it’s…

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    Instant Classic: Mango Splitter

    No more mangled mangos

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    The Tomato Shark

    Whenever I’m working with tomatoes, the first thing I reach for is my tomato coring tool, which is also known as a tomato shark. One look at this gadget and…

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    A Pot in Every Chicken

    Revol's zoomorphic ceramic poultry baker combines function with its charming form: The high sides are meant to reflect heat back on the chicken that roasts inside it, helping to crisp…

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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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