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Old 08-22-2008, 05:14 PM   #61
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I have a zester and it comes in handy a lot of the time.
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Old 08-22-2008, 06:58 PM   #62
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i just ordered a micro plane from kitchenkrafts.com. the small one , to use as a zestier. peeler didn't work for me. box grater is over kill.

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Old 08-23-2008, 02:09 AM   #63
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just checkin in ..........I love my zester......wouldn't use anything else.....actually it's more of a rasp than anything else and really gets the job done........if you really are adventuresome and your feet aren't swollen you can zest a whole bunch of lemons that are on sale and freeze the "zest" in water placed in ice cube trays....I then place the zest cubes in freezer bags and use when needed..you can do the same with the lemon juice.......
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Old 08-23-2008, 03:38 AM   #64
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Yep-microplane. Works great.
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Old 08-23-2008, 09:11 AM   #65
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just checkin in ..........I love my zester......wouldn't use anything else.....actually it's more of a rasp than anything else and really gets the job done........if you really are adventuresome and your feet aren't swollen you can zest a whole bunch of lemons that are on sale and freeze the "zest" in water placed in ice cube trays....I then place the zest cubes in freezer bags and use when needed..you can do the same with the lemon juice.......
couldn't you sit at the table and zest ? I guess it would be difficult that way.
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Old 08-23-2008, 09:30 AM   #66
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of course you could sit down but it's hard for me to do that.....I'm not overly tall and my kitchen table is big..........it's easier for me to stand, LC :)
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Old 08-23-2008, 09:51 AM   #67
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of course you could sit down but it's hard for me to do that.....I'm not overly tall and my kitchen table is big..........it's easier for me to stand, LC :)
I have the same problem .
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Old 08-23-2008, 10:08 AM   #68
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i feel awkrad sitting and cutting. zesting. I usually dont need much and im standing when i cook so I havent tried it sitting.
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Old 08-23-2008, 11:36 AM   #69
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i feel awkrad sitting and cutting. zesting. I usually dont need much and im standing when i cook so I havent tried it sitting.
I can understand that. I usually have to sit when I peel a lot of apples. Zesting is not time consuming so standing works .
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Old 09-01-2008, 12:52 PM   #70
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I reach for my citrus zester when I need ribbons of zest. I also use it on cucumbers when I have the time/inclination to make my salads look a little prettier. Mostly I use my microplane, though. It's very useful for other things besides zesting citrus (except grating nutmeg. I've grated fingernail right along with the nutmeg, ick, so now I use a nutmeg mill).
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