Kitchen Tools: When to Save, When to Splurge
Photo: Kuhn Rikon
While other inexpensive peelers aren't sharp enough to peel a carrot, or have unsteady blades that fall out after a few uses, Kuhn Rikon's affordable peelers hold up. Hard-to-wash bells and whistles (like serrations and interchangeable blades) adorn pricier tools, but Kuhn's models are plain and simple. There's no dragging with their razor-like blades, and the only downside is that they will rust in the dishwasher, so hand wash and dry them.
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