Resourceful chefs find exceptional kitchen tools in unorthodox places (like hardware stores) and unlikely shapes (including a peeler shaped like a monkey).

July 01, 2009

At Feast in Houston, co-chefs Richard Knight and James Silk love the whimsical Animal House Monkey Peeler. “It’s bright orange and the handle is in the shape of a monkey, but it’s by far the best peeler we’ve found,” says Knight. $8 at Target; 800-591-3869 or target.com.

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