Many chefs admit an addiction to high-tech gadgets, but sometimes a simple shake is all it takes.

By Chelsea Morse
Updated May 23, 2017
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Many chefs admit an addiction to high-tech gadgets, but sometimes a simple shake is all it takes. Here, 3 foods to get you started.

EGGS
Shake a hard-boiled egg in a small glass half filled with water. The shell will come right off. —Adam Evans, The Optimist, Atlanta

GARLIC
Shake cloves vigorously between two same-size bowls to easily peel off the skins. —Tim Maslow, Strip T’s & Ribelle, Boston area

BREADING
To coat meat, shake with breadcrumbs in a resealable plastic bag. “Shake ’N Bake got it right.”—Nicholas Elmi, Laurel, Philadelphia

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