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What is your favorite cooking tool in your kitchen?

  1. cupcakefan profile image60
    cupcakefanposted 6 years ago

    I love my mixer and coffee maker.

  2. About-The-Home profile image59
    About-The-Homeposted 6 years ago

    We had a power cut yesterday. The first thing I missed was the kettle !

  3. matherese profile image60
    mathereseposted 6 years ago

    My pots i use them to cook my food

  4. content profile image78
    contentposted 6 years ago

    my garlic press
    did I just say that?

    1. L a d y f a c e profile image82
      L a d y f a c eposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      lol I love my garlic press too

      I think above all else, is my super-awesome-amazing high sided, non-stick, very large skillet. I LOVE it.

  5. know one profile image61
    know oneposted 6 years ago

    My microplane and my balloon whisk. Cannot live without my espresso machine either!

  6. Jillian Barclay profile image85
    Jillian Barclayposted 6 years ago

    It is a toss-up! My food processor or my Oxo Santoku knife- I use the knife everyday, the food processor every couple of days

  7. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago

    ...not quite a tool....my man?....love watching someone else cook.....

  8. srwnson profile image59
    srwnsonposted 6 years ago

    Since I have recently added an auxilary-power-unit to my truck I now have a kitchen in my sleeper. It's called a microwave. :-)

  9. saleheensblog profile image60
    saleheensblogposted 6 years ago

    I love anything sharp like knife.

  10. sofs profile image87
    sofsposted 6 years ago

    with you there Saleheen , I need a real sharp knife and good peelers .. I cook up plenty of veggies and like to chop them real fine.. lots of onions and garlic too, so need a few shark knives in the draw to get my cooking going!!

  11. Brupie profile image85
    Brupieposted 6 years ago

    My 10-inch Wusthof Cooks knife is my favorite.  I sharpen it every other day so it is never dull.  Because of its size I can get great leverage.  Because the knife is well balanced, I can chop garlic and not feel like I'm performing surgery with an axe

  12. FabLiz86 profile image75
    FabLiz86posted 6 years ago

    My George Foreman Grill!  It seems that everything tastes better when I cook with it.  (Only because I'm too lazy half the time to cook on my stove.)  I put a plain chicken breast in there once and it was browned, tasty and moist.

    1. evvy_09 profile image79
      evvy_09posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I miss my george foreman grill.  I'm short and for some reason decided the top of the fridge was a good place to keep it when not in use.  It smashed in at least 3 pieces
      Other than that my coffeemaker

  13. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    I love my strainer because I love pasta.
    I love my potato masher because I love potatoes.
    I love my gas stove because I can cook both of those even if the power goes out!
    Oh -- also my toaster.
    Starch, anyone? lol

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    ssaulposted 6 years ago

    of course my knives and pots

  15. CYBERSUPE profile image60
    CYBERSUPEposted 6 years ago

    Love my Slow cooker.

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    Helpful Hannaposted 6 years ago

    My Kitchenaid mixer.  It does a little bit of everything, so I use it often.

  17. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 6 years ago

    a variety of cooking utensils

  18. camlo profile image82
    camloposted 6 years ago

    My microwave oven.

  19. DinnerMom profile image88
    DinnerMomposted 6 years ago

    Love my garlic press too!

  20. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    An ordinary fork and butter knife(no need for steak knife). They will be the same utensils I'll use to eat the food I make. wink

  21. HOSPITALITY GURU profile image81
    HOSPITALITY GURUposted 6 years ago

    Spatula - Chef said, every cook must have a spatula on them at all times. And really, there is nothing one cannot do with a spatula.

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    jerrylposted 6 years ago

    I have two items i like.
    The first is a meat slicer, and the 2nd is a dehydrater.
    They come in handy for slicing meat to a consistent thickness and then marinating it for making beef jerky in the dehydrator.

  23. Anna Evanswood profile image75
    Anna Evanswoodposted 6 years ago

    my magimix.... I am obsessed by it... it is a the best food processor:)

  24. Mama Sez profile image81
    Mama Sezposted 6 years ago

    I love my kitchen/chicken scissors

  25. mquee profile image83
    mqueeposted 6 years ago

    I love to cook soups and stews in my crockpot. It is simple and doesn't require a lot of watching.

  26. datahound profile image1
    datahoundposted 6 years ago

    My Shun classic paring knife, 3.5 inch blade handcrafted in Japan.

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    Leoroseposted 6 years ago

    For me, electric salt and pepper mills are the best because of it's durability.

  28. Gloshei profile image60
    Glosheiposted 6 years ago

    My slowcooker, this time of the year I would not be without it. The 2nd is my Halogen oven it is so useful and quick.

  29. eatlikenoone profile image83
    eatlikenooneposted 6 years ago

    Wow this is a tough question. Hard to pick just one. For today I am going to go with my electric skillet. I use it for all sorts of dishes. You can turn the temperature down and use it like a slow cooker and it's great to keep food warm or warm a dish up when you are at a potluck.

  30. Lisa HW profile image83
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    Other than my coffee maker and kettle (two life-or-death items in the kitchen)..

    I have three skillets (a tiny one with a cover, a little one, and a big one) that I lean heavily on (and I never fry anything - it's just that the skillets are handier, even for things like pasta; the big one makes a great place to wash produce too).  With those, a spatula and the nylon serving spoon I'm always using, a person can do anything.  (I have all kinds of other kitchen tools/stuff, but it always seems easier just to pull out these basics and use them instead.)

  31. shazwellyn profile image83
    shazwellynposted 6 years ago

    My husband... makes a cheap dishwasher!

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    just_curiousposted 6 years ago

    It's not a tool, but the pot filler we had put in our kitchen has been my favorite thing since it was installed. I couldn't imagine cooking without it now.

    1. philzgrill profile image81
      philzgrillposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      what is a pot filler?

  33. brimancandy profile image80
    brimancandyposted 6 years ago

    Funny, I have a saucepan that I must use to make my mac and cheese. I have other pans that are similar to it, but, for some reason this lone pan seems to work the best. I also have a special pan that I cook soup in. I'm weird that way.

  34. philzgrill profile image81
    philzgrillposted 6 years ago

    tongs, you can use them for pan frying fish and also can be used on bbq for wings, chicken and anything else that tongs can pick up.  I use a hook type of device for most of my ribs and steaks.  It's made of steel and has a circular hook that allows me to claw into the meat and turn easily.

  35. Rochelle Frank profile image89
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    I like my crockpot/slowcooker too, but couldn't cook without my cast iron skillet.

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    deans0430posted 6 years ago

    A very sharp knife and Le Creuset cookware.

    1. philzgrill profile image81
      philzgrillposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      what do you like about the cookware you mentioned?  I'm not familiar with that line?

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        deans0430posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Le Creuset is french made enamel cast iron dutch ovens. They are durable, easy to clean, and they have a great warranty,. I use them exclusively.  Le Creuset can be quite pricey, obviousley there are other brands of enamel cast iron cookware, but I have never tried them.

  37. Purple Perl profile image80
    Purple Perlposted 6 years ago


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    ShortStoryposted 6 years ago

    my fingers

  39. Julie2 profile image60
    Julie2posted 6 years ago

    My Kitchenaide mixer I got for X-mas and my Coffee machine

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    ralwusposted 6 years ago

    My big hand made wooden mallet. mashed garlic, pureed tomatoes, tenderized beef cutlets, onion juice, orange juice, lime juice, and all around fly killer.