Consult our tips for utilizing the kitchen's greatest multitaskers. That ice cream scooper? It can be used to scoop batter into cookies! And those tongs: They can squeeze more juice out of a lemon than you thought possible! Who knew?
The right assortment of kitchen tools can reduce preparation time and also improve the flavor, texture, and presentation of the food you are preparing. This list will get you started, but you can learn about more time-saving tools in "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook."