photography by Leigh Beisch

Back in June, we asked you what you might consider your kitchen bestie for our upcoming September issue. You posted your responses o...

cshih1271  – August 19, 2014

photography by Leigh Beisch

Back in June, we asked you what you might consider your kitchen bestie for our upcoming September issue. You posted your responses on our Facebook page. Over 160 readers gave surprising (and humorous!) answers.

The results? Check it out.

Can Opener: 3Cast Iron Skillet: 3Corkscrew: 1Cutting boards: 2Fork: 1Garlic press: 1Husbands/boyfriends: 2Juicer/Vitamix/Blender: 4Knife: 18Microplane Grater: 8Potato Ricer: 1Pressure cooker: 1Salad spinner: 2Salt keeper: 1Scissors: 1Spatula: 3Staub Dutch oven: 1Tongs: 2Vegetable peeler: 2Wine opener: 2Whisk: 3Wooden oven rack push-puller: 1Wooden spoons: 6Zucchini spiralizer: 1Misc. (iPad, hands): 2

A few of our favorite quotes:

“My husband, because he does all the cooking” –Katherine F. Braden

“Good old basic tongs. It’s like having another hand…a long hand that doesn’t get burned easily.” –Jaimie Muehlhausen

If you’re still itching to tell us your favorite kitchen gadget, feel free to comment below and join our conversation. We won’t bite.