11 Magical Kitchen Gadgets That Turn Vegetables into Insta-Worthy Works of Art
When vegetables are beautiful, it makes them that much easier to love — and eat! And that might explain the popularity of spiralized vegetables, making dishes like zoodles and boodles SOOOOO on trend right now. We all know culinary pros who can achieve a lot with a simple paring knife. But for the rest of us mere mortals, kitchen gadgets make it easy and fun to play with our veggies. Here are 11 small peelers and shapers that will help your veggie creations rack up the likes.
2. Mastrad Deco Veggie Slicer ($8): You’ve seen radish roses, but get a look at these zucchini roses! With this handy peeler, your kitchen skills will really flower (heyo).
5. DH Gate Fruit & Vegetable Flower Cutters ($24 / two sets): These cutters have so many uses. Sure, you can cut veggies like carrots and fruits like kiwi into pretty floral shapes. But you can also use them to cut cheese slices and shape mounds of sushi rice into harmonious tableaux that will help you zen out at your lunch break.
6. Webstaurant Eurodib 2″ Cylinder Cutter ($100): If you’ve ever wondered how the pros hollow out vegetables, they pull a tool like this from their arsenal. One of these babies will *certainly* help take your Super Bowl crudité platter to the next level.
10. Webstaurant Town Stainless Steel Six-Piece Garnishing Tool Kit ($15): Don’t you admire what designs your fave foodies can sculpt in fruits and veggies? With pro level garnishing tools like these, you’ll be making masterpieces too.