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KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

Which peeler for which task?  When you need to remove the outer layer of skin from a vegetable or fruit, it can be a time consuming and daunting chore. But, with the right tool, it can be an effortless quick peel. Naturally, we are always aiming for quick and easy. Here are two peelers which we found work well, and actually zip the skin right off.

Zyliss Soft Skin Peeler
zylisssoftskinpeelerThe double serrated blades of this peeler help to lift the skin gently, avoiding localized hard pressure on the flesh of the fruit. As a result, the flesh stays unbruised and intact.

Product Description:

  • For peeling soft, delicate fruit and vegetables

  • Works well on tomatoes, kiwi, peaches, plums, pears, ginger, celery and more

  • Features a sharp, two-sided serrated blade for gently peeling skin

  • Chunky, ergonomic handle designed to fit comfortably in the palm

  • Sharp steel tip for removal of blemishes

  • Dishwasher safe, comes with a plastic blade cover for safety

Price: Approximately $8.00
Available at most housewares and Walmart stores amd on

Zyliss Smoothglide Peeler
The sharp smooth blade on this peeler allows for quick, easy peeling of fruits and vegetables such as apples, cucumbers, carrots and potatoes.

zylisssmoothglidepeelerProduct Description:

  • High quality, sharp swivel blade for versatile peeling

  • Hardened steel blade gives long lasting performance

  • Sharp steel tip for removal of blemishes and potato eyes

  • Suitable for left or right handed use

  • Chunky, contoured, ergonomic handle

  • Dishwasher safe

Price: Approximately $8.00
Available at most housewares and Walmart stores amd on

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Kuhn Rikon Knives
Original Nakiri Colori and small Santoku Colori

A good knife is every cook’s best friend. A few good ones make the dicing, slicing, mincing, cutting task so much easier − plus today, knives are also making a color statement. From Kuhn Rikon, for more than 80 years the #1 Swiss brand of cookware and cooks' tools, these two brightly colored and imaginatively styled knives will add a touch of whimsy to any kitchen and make prep work quicker than ever.


Original Nakiri 5–Inch Knife Colori
The Nakiri is a tradition Japanese vegetable cleaver, only smaller, and is designed to slice, dice and julienne. It is very versatile and is perfect for thinly slicing fruit, vegetables for sushi, stir-frying or slicing deli-thin meats. You will find there are many great uses for this knife and it will become a favorite.

Product Description:

  • Japanese ultra-sharp, high carbon steel blade
  • Scalloped edges – creates fast, smooth cuts
  • Nonstick silicone coating keeps the food from sticking to the blade
  • Available in red or green
  • 5" blade
  • Safety sheath helps keep sharp and protects the user when knife is stored

Price: Approximately $20
Available at and and kitchen cookware stores


Small Santoku 5–Inch Knife Colori
The Santoku is a popular general-purpose Japanese-style knife and this small and handy 5-inch colorful design is perfect for chopping, mincing, dicing and slicing meats, fruits and vegetables. This ultra-sharp knife lets you enjoy the precision cutting of a larger santoku knife on smaller prepping areas.  Easy to handle, perfect for thin slicing - it will quickly become one of your "go-to" knives.

Product Description:

  • Rib and indents on knife, as well as nonstick coating, keep food from clinging to blade
  • Safety sheath helps keep sharp and protects the user when knife is stored
  • Features an ergonomic soft-grip handle
  • Comes in 6 colors

Price:  From $16
Available at and and kitchen cookware stores

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Zyliss_slicer_2015_3252The Zyliss Onion Chopper is easy to use, avoids a chopping mess on the counter, and is a workhorse in the kitchen. The sleek design allows for evenly chopped and diced onions.We have tested it on other vegetables as well, including bell peppers, zucchini, cucumber and yellow squash.Works perfectly.  What a versatile, kitchen helper.  Chopping made simple, and quick!

  • Evenly dices onions and many vegetables
  • Includes two stainless steel dicing blades; fine (6mm) and coarse (12mm)
  • Less mess and tears due to clear storage container
  • Wide non-slip base and extra long handle provide leverage for dicing
  • Cleaning tool included
  • Dishwasher safe
  • 5 year limited warranty

Approximately $29
Available at various housewares stores and online at and

Try this easy recipe for Cucumber Salad.

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bonjourkitchentorchHave you ever watched a cooking show where the chef used a small kitchen torch to brown the meringue or crème brulee and said to yourself "I would like to have that gadget"? Well, we have! Now you can produce the same results in your own kitchen with the Bonjour Chef's Kitchen Torch. This nifty tool has several uses and can quickly brown meringue, caramelize the sugar on Crème Brûlée, and melt cheese on onion soup gratinee. This handy kitchen tool from BonJour Products, makes it easy to produce professional looking desserts.

Product Description:

  • Made from die cast aluminum
  • Powdered with standard butane fuel containers, not included
  • Torch body features a fuel level indicator window so you know when it's time to refill
  • Perfect gift idea for the kitchen enthusiast who has everything

Enjoy this parve recipe for Crème Brûlée – bring it up a notch and use a culinary torch.

Price: from $27
Available at kitchen stores and

Watch this video: How to Caramelize Crème Brûlée Using a Kitchen Torch


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Mrs. Anderson's Baking Chocolate Chipper
by HIC Brands that Cook


This sturdy tool converts hard, thick baking–chocolate bars into chunks and chips for cookies, sparing good kitchen knives when a recipe calls for breaking up chocolate before melting. The ends of the prongs are blunted slightly to prevent damage to countertops and other surfaces. It's even good for chipping ice for drinks.

Product Description:

  • Heavy steel plated prongs with hardwood handle
  • Breaks even thick chocolate bars into chunks for baking
  • Sturdy enough to chip ice
  • Chrome-plated prongs
  • 9 inches long overall, with 5-inch hardwood handle

Price: Approximately $8.00
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