What’s Your Favorite Kitchen Tool?

August 19, 2014 | By | Comments (1)
photography by Leigh Beisch

photography by Leigh Beisch

Back in June, we asked you what you might consider your kitchen bestie for our upcoming September issue. You posted your responses on our Facebook page. Over 160 readers gave surprising (and humorous!) answers.

The results? Check it out.

Can Opener: 3
Cast Iron Skillet: 3
Corkscrew: 1
Cutting boards: 2
Fork: 1
Garlic press: 1
Husbands/boyfriends: 2
Juicer/Vitamix/Blender: 4
Knife: 18
Microplane Grater: 8
Potato Ricer: 1
Pressure cooker: 1
Salad spinner: 2
Salt keeper: 1
Scissors: 1
Spatula: 3
Staub Dutch oven: 1
Tongs: 2
Vegetable peeler: 2
Wine opener: 2
Whisk: 3
Wooden oven rack push-puller: 1
Wooden spoons: 6
Zucchini spiralizer: 1
Misc. (iPad, hands): 2

A few of our favorite quotes:

“My husband, because he does all the cooking” –Katherine F. Braden

“Good old basic tongs. It’s like having another hand…a long hand that doesn’t get burned easily.” –Jaimie Muehlhausen

If you’re still itching to tell us your favorite kitchen gadget, feel free to comment below and join our conversation. We won’t bite.


  1. Danielle Larson

    Silpat mats

    August 19, 2014 at 10:15 am

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