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Too many kitchen gadgets? These are the basic tools you really need.
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Walk into any kitchen store and you’re guaranteed to find an assortment of gear, gadgets and gizmos guaranteed to make cooking easier. However, these tools are often more of a hassle than they are helpful. That’s why we went back to the basics and found the must-have kitchen tools every home chef needs. Each product has multiple uses and is designed to last for a long time. Here are our top picks.
If you’re going to own one piece of cookware, make it a cast-iron skillet. When properly cared for, cast iron can last for a lifetime. Plus, it’s the perfect vessel for sautéing vegetables, grilling meats, baking rustic pies and more.
If you’re sick of replacing your plastic hamburger flipper, reach for one of these wooden spatulas, instead. Designed with a lifetime warranty, these handmade pieces are up for almost any task, including tossing stir fries, scrambling eggs and stirring stews.