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Old 04-05-2007, 06:49 AM   #11
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I'm cheating: a good knife and a whisk
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Old 04-05-2007, 10:05 AM   #12
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I'd also have to go with the knife. I imagine removing silverskin with your fingers to be quite difficult. And also breaking down a fish... good luck getting through those scales with your fingers.
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Old 04-05-2007, 10:24 AM   #13
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Cooking Chopsticks. I know it sounds crazy, but I use them all the time and can't think of my kitchen without them.They are great when stir frying or plain frying or stirring. I admit they are not great for tasting stew.
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Old 04-05-2007, 12:59 PM   #14
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I'm with the knife crowd. Beyond that, I'd have to say my pigtail turner is one of my oft-used kitchen tools. It's wonderful for turning any kind of meat and is invaluable for dipping and dredging foods for breading. No icky goopy fingers...ever.
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Old 04-05-2007, 01:24 PM   #15
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As a knife has been so popular I'm going with fork. I can shred roughly with it (and my hands, which really are my number one tool) beat, fold, etc etc and turn whatever in the pan (I consider it a given that a pan and heat source would be available). I have even made frothy milk for cappucini with a fork and skimmed milk, so its a useful tool in a basic kitchen.
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Old 04-05-2007, 01:34 PM   #16
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If I found myself in kitchen stadium, I'd leave, apologizing for mistakenly going into the wrong place.
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Old 04-22-2007, 02:19 PM   #17
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Cocotte, knife and stove, my holy trinity. Counts as one thing.
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Old 04-22-2007, 02:48 PM   #18
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My slo cooker ( and source of electricity of course!)
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Old 04-22-2007, 03:13 PM   #19
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I'm jumping on the knife band wagon. I take my knife everywhere. The way some people take their pillow on vacation, I take my knife!

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