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The Best Fat Separators

Fat separators allow you to easily skim fat off liquids for gravy or soup. Which one is best?

By Updated May 1, 2021

What You Need To Know

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...