Kitchen tools can be a little like gym memberships. They’re well worth the investment – if you use them. I’ve been stashing a few kitchen tools that rarely come close to food. In my ongoing commitment to prepare for our upcoming relocation, I’ve cleaned out every drawer and cabinet, and moved rarely used tools back into rotation or into the donation box. A tool that doesn’t take up much space but earns its keep around The Cookery is the Zyliss Smoothglide Peeler. Though I often peel with good results using a basic paring knife, this peeler works well, and it turns out a perfectly peeled kiwi.
When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our