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Cheap Gadgets: Putty Knife

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

Seamus Mullen of NYC’s Boqueria prefers to use a 2-inch wide Hyde putty knife in place of spatulas, a trick he learned while cooking in Spain. “The blade is thinner on a putty knife, so I can use it to lift delicate items like fish,” he says. $3; amazon.com.

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Published July 2009
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