Himalayan Salt Plate: New Toy at GB HQ

I’m a sucker for kitchen toys- from the wildly specific, and hilariously useless cantaloupe knief, to more useful things, like my pastry cutter/scooper I cannot live without. After receiving the exhaustive encyclopedia (with a limited few recipes sprinkled in) called “Salted: A Manifesto” by Mark Bitterman, my interested in all sorts of gourmet salts and associated products has skyrocketed. …

The Mystique of the Excessive Kitchen Gadget.

A conversation over sushi sparked a near battle over total excess vs. the must have for your modern (or dumpy, like mine) kitchen.  There never seems to be enough storage what with all the peelers, zesters, corers, slicers, mandolins, mezzalunas, pastry cutters, various openers and closers, attachments, disks, et ceteras that have my drawers spilling …