There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.
Today: It's time to tackle what kitchen tools you need in your arsenal.
A mortar and pestle makes a great pesto, and we know it's possible to whip cream with a fork, but sometimes we're looking for a less intensive table-top workout. With multiple helpful prep gadgets at our disposal, why not use them to our advantage? A food processor is quite useful, and we couldn't live without our favorite knives, but we also don't want to overcrowd our kitchens -- which tools should we give priority to?
This week on the Hotline, CorinnaB professed her love for her food processor, but wondered if she should purchase anything to round out her collection. Are mandolins, food choppers, or spice grinders necessary to complement? Our community of resident experts weighed in:
What are your preferred kitchen gadgets for chopping and slicing? Tell us in the comments!