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It’s safe to say I’ve never cooked more than I have in the past five weeks.
I love to cook. But with a busy job, a long commute, and a passion for eating out, I generally only cook somewhere in the ballpark of five meals a week in normal times. I drink most of my drinks at bars with friends and hardly ever eat dessert, unless I’m out for a special occasion.
But these are strange times! Homebound because of the coronavirus pandemic, I find myself cooking 20 or so meals a week. My husband and I break for happy-hour cocktails every day at 6, to help transition out of work-from-home mode. And I’ve developed a sweet tooth that just won’t quit.
All this time in the kitchen spent preparing meals, cocktails, and dessert has made me very reliant on kitchen tools.
Here are the 15 gadgets, appliances, and tools I’m using the most.