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Fat Separators

We tested six 4-cup fat separators made of glass or plastic, ranging in price from $11.99 to $33.95.

What We Learned

In the test kitchen, we often refrigerate stocks overnight so we can skim off the hardened fat the next morning. But if you’re making gravy or soup on a shorter timetable, you can use a fat separator to defat stocks and pan juices almost immediately. To find a favorite, we tested six 4-cup models (including our prior winner from Trudeau) priced from $11.99 to $33.95, using them to s...

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