10 Simple Essential Tools That Should Be In Your Kitchen (But Probably Aren’t)

As far as kitchens go, I like to think of them as the room where beverages and snacks are kept. I am aware that there are devices in there which, when used properly by my husband, transform ingredients into delicious meals. I just don’t know how to use them. Yet I love learning about all those kitchen gadgets – I am always in awe of them and their ingenious purposes. But I wonder if they are really worthwhile and effective. So out of curiosity, I turned to Lynn Bowen Walker – author of Queen of the Castle: 52 Weeks of Encouragement for the Uninspired, Domestically Challenged or Just Plain Tired Homemaker and host of the Queen of the Castle Recipes Blog – to find out what a real cooking whiz feels are the simple things no kitchen should be without. That way I’ll know just what to buy my husband for the holidays to ensure he continues to feed me. [Read more...]