Hand Tools

Vegetable Peeler A vegetable peeler is commonly used to shave the skin of fruits and vegetables. It can also be used to make delicate garnishes, such as carrot curls and chocolate curls.

Tomato Corer A tomato corer is used to core and remove tomato stems. It can also remove vegetable markings, apple seeds, and potato eyes.

Apple/Fruit Corers Push the corer through the center of the fruit so that the core comes out in one long, round piece. Small corers can be used on fruits such as apples and pears, while large corers are used on fruits such as pineapples and grapefruits.

Kitchen Shears Kitchen shears are used to tackle a variety of cutting chores, such as snipping string and butcher's twine, trimming artichoke leaves, and dividing taffy.

Cutting Board Cutting boards are made from wood, plastic, or composite materials. They should have a smooth surface free of any deep scratches, nicks, gouges, or scars.

Cheese Slicer A cheese slicer is used to cut slices from hard or semihard cheeses.

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