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Chef-Approved Kitchen Gadget Gifts
Need a holiday gift for the cook in your life? Forget the garlic press and check out what these local chefs recommend. By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Cynthia Hacinli
Comments () | Published December 1, 2005

December 2005

Café Mozu pastry chef James Satterwhite says Flexipan muffin and cake molds ($79.70 from have "revolutionized pastry."

IndeBleu's Vikram Garg uses a granite mortar and pestle ($24.95 at Sur la Table in DC and Virginia; to grind spices.

Janis McLean, executive chef at Red Dog Cafe, likes double-sided silicon spatulas ($7.95 at Sur la Table)--good for getting into mustard jars and mixing bowls alike. And she swears by Victorinox serrated paring knives ($4.99 at

Jamie Leeds of Hank's Oyster Bar loves her KitchenAid immersion blender ($49.99 at Target; six area stores; for fast soups and sauces.


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