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Chef Basket: Versatile Kitchen Tool

Updated on February 21, 2011

Are you tired of having to dig around in your cabinets to find different tools to use for straining, steaming, frying and other cooking tasks? Are you searching for products that can help you work faster and more efficiently in your kitchen?

About Chef Basket

If you’re looking for ways to do more with less in your kitchen, you’re sure to be excited to discover the unique and useful Chef Basket collapsible basket. Brought to market by TeleBrands, this unique kitchen tool can be used for many different purposes.

When you add a Chef Basket to your collection of kitchen tools, you can actually eliminate the need for many of the other times that are probably taking up space in your cabinets, drawers and pantry right now.

Not only is this item a useful tool, it can certainly help you reduce clutter and free up precious kitchen storage space to hold other things.

Using a Chef Basket

Are you wondering what you can do with a Chef Basket? It’s designed to make easy work of cooking foods that have to be submerged in water or oil and can also be used for many other non-cooking purposes as well.

For example, the Chef Basket can be used to prepare pasta, shellfish, veggies, fried chicken, boiled eggs and many other foods. Simply place the food in the basket, set the basket into water or oil that has been heated to an appropriate temperature and allow to cook for the proper amount of time. The handles stay cool, allowing you to easily remove the basket from the water or oil and drain.

Here are some of the many ways you can utilize this tool in your kitchen:

  • Blanching
  • Boiling
  • Colander straining
  • Deep-frying
  • Draining
  • Par-boiling
  • Poaching
  • Steaming
  • Washing

Want a Chef Basket of Your Own?

Even though the Chef Basket serves many useful purposes, it is quite affordable. It retails for around ten dollars and can be purchased from well-known retail stores like Bed Bath & Beyond, CVS, Target, Walgreens, Wal-Mart and others. It can also be ordered online from and other e-tailers.

About Telebrands

Chef Basket is just one of the many useful products brought to market by TeleBrands Corporation since it was founded in 1983. Other products in the company’s line of product selections include BottleTop, Crazy Critters, HeelTastic, Jupiter Jack, Pasta Boat, PedEgg, Perfect Fit Button and Windshield Wonder. You can learn more about the company at, and keep up with the latest developments by becoming a fan at


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    7 years ago

    chef basket seems to be a great product. Thanks for sharing this hub.


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