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Clean Kitchen Essentials

Food Processor

The food processor is a core clean kitchen tool because of its versatility. It can chop, slice, shred, puree and grind fruits, vegetables and meats. It will also chop some nuts and seeds, but they generally need to be soaked first. Some models come with special attachments for kneading bread and pizza dough.

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One of my favorite time-saving tools in the Clean Food Kitchen is the fine grater. This humble little gadget is inexpensive, (usually retailing for somewhere between ten and fifteen dollars), easy to use and easy to store away. My favorite manufacturer for this type of grater is Microplane and their home series offers several different […]

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Oven Gloves

When you do a lot of grilling and roasting you really need excellent oven mitts. Most mitts and hot pads at chain stores like Target or Bed, Bath and Beyond are made of various combinations of cotton, canvas and rubber and don’t withstand high temps very well. Silicone mitts provide an excellent heat barrier, but […]

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The spiralizer quickly turns produce into “pasta noodles” with a hand crank, kind of like a Play-doh maker for grownups. You can find expensive models made from stainless steel, but if you’re careful with them the plastic versions work almost as well and are much less expensive. You can find them in two basic models, […]

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Vitamix Blender

The Vitamix is a powerful home blender of industrial strength, especially designed to create fresh, flavorful dishes from whole-food ingredients. These self-cleaning machines allow you to chop, blend, cream, purée, and more—through every course of every meal—with a single appliance. With commercial quality and unsurpassed engineering, you can buy a Vitamix once and have it […]

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