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Citrus Zesters/Channel Knives

These dual-use tools are supposed to make pretty garnishes from citrus peels. But were any ready for prime time?

What We Learned

When we want fine wisps of citrus zest, we reach for a rasp grater. But sometimes we want wider, longer strips to use as aromatics or to garnish desserts or cocktails. While you could just use a vegetable peeler to remove large swaths of peel and then cut each swath into strips, there are tools that promise to make this process neater and more efficient. These tools typically have t...

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