(NAPSA) - One of the sharpest ideas in equipping or upgrading a kitchen is to choose cutlery made by manufacturers who don't cut corners.
Whether you are buying basic equipment for a college dorm or a well-stocked kitchen, gadgets should be practical, durable and well-crafted.
Kitchen basics such as those found in Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Select Gadgets offer superior craftsmanship and design. They were created for those who love to cook and enjoy experimenting in the kitchen.
Gadgets of this caliber can be a lifetime investment, since they are all made from 18/10 stainless steel and are dishwasher safe. What gadgets should a well-stocked kitchen have on hand? Here are a few suggestions from the experts at Zwilling J.A. Henckels:
The high-quality Twin Duo stainless steel knife sharpener designed with user comfort in mind. The best sharpeners come with two sharpening modules-steel for sharpening blunt knives and ceramics for polishing and quick resharpening. Works well for both left- and right-handed users.
A mincing knife with board is an easy way to mince. Just rock back and forth and the curved blades mince herbs, spices or nuts with speed and precision.
A vegetable peeler easily removes thin layers of peel.
A nylon turner turns and lifts without scratching pans.
A can opener with a gear-driven cutting blade cuts a smooth edge on the lid of a can quickly and easily.
A garlic press includes two interchangeable grids for coarse or fine mincing of garlic, onions or shallots. Grids are removable for easy cleaning.
A cheese grater grates whole spices, hard cheese types, lemons or orange rinds.
A potato masher mashes potatoes and other vegetables to a smooth texture.
A lemon zester produces fine shavings of lemon, orange or chocolate.
A soup ladle stirs and serves.
A slotted spoon serves and removes large cut vegetables or whole items without liquid.