Weeknight Shortcut: Rethink Your Utensil Drawer
Step away from the single-use gadgets. These multitaskers will help you speed through all kinds of kitchen tasks.
Slice a pizza or a quesadilla. Slice scallions or chives. Break down chicken. Cut whole tomatoes right in the can. Trim fat from meat. Cut up dried fruit.
Transfer any kind of batter (muffin, cupcake, etc.). Portion meatballs.
Cut any dough. Clean off counters. Transfer chopped vegetables from a cutting board to a skillet.
The Rachael Ray Bench Scraper ($9) has sides for corralling chopped veggies. Genius!
Flip pancakes. Remove poached eggs from water. Or, yes, turn fish over.
Metal Measuring Spoons
Core halved pears. Make melon balls.