What Are Your Favorite Kitchen Tools?


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A kitchen tool for a chef is like a bowling ball for a bowler. It's special, and sometimes so irreplaceable, even a similar-looking, similar-functioning object of the same name will not do the trick. Today, the San Francisco Chronicle revealed 10 of their favorite kitchen tools—from the offset spatula (a spatula at an angle for maximum bending) to the spider (a hand-held, portable strainer).

What are your favorite kitchen tools?