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The Best Small Strainers

These mini strainers may be small, but they are mighty useful. We scouted to find a small fine-mesh strainer that could not only sift and strain a variety of ingredients but also perform these tasks well.

By Published Feb. 17, 2022

What You Need To Know

Small strainers are endlessly useful; we grab them to strain citrus juice, tea, and cocktails; dust counters with flour; sift confectioners’ sugar and cocoa powder; and even get pesky clumps out of baking powder. Our winners succeeded at sifting and straining a variety of ingredients with ease and refinement. Both the Rösle Stainless Steel Fine Mesh Tea Strainer, Wire Handle, 3.2-in...