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In the case of looking for kitchen merchandise, I’m all about operate. Nevertheless, as somebody with a love for dwelling decor, if I can discover one thing that expertly marries type and operate, even higher. A few months again, I discovered myself on the hunt for the right reducing board. Being that I dwell in a studio residence with restricted cupboard space, I wished one thing that I wouldn’t thoughts leaving out on my countertop, so naturally, my thoughts gravitated in the direction of a wooden reducing board. However whereas I really like the look of wooden reducing boards, I additionally know myself — I knew I might additionally desire a plastic reducing board for issues like meat, poultry, and fish as a result of I’m a stickler about stopping cross-contamination. So you may think about the enjoyment I felt after I found this modern reducing board from Cooler Kitchen.
At first look, this reducing board seems to be like your common, run-of-the-mill kitchen software, however surely, it’s the last word prep station. Nested inside the picket reducing board are six color-coded, versatile plastic ones. BPA free and dishwasher secure, every plastic reducing board comes embossed with considered one of six symbols (cow, hen, pig, fish, tomato, and muffin) designating a selected kind of meals — a should for kosher, halal, and vegetarian households. Better of all, every of those inserts incorporates a waffle textured again, so the mats received’t slip and slide in your countertop.
Now, I hadn’t been this excited a few new kitchen gadget since I purchased my now-beloved tea kettle, so imagine me after I let you know I used to be monitoring the supply standing on this factor like a hawk. When it arrived, I unboxed it, positioned it on my counter, and marveled at it. It actually is a pretty reducing board. However now got here the true check — prep time. I made a decision to problem it with an in-depth recipe that may require not less than three of the boards. I used to be instantly smitten. These boards, whereas versatile, should not flimsy and even held as much as my sharpest skilled knives with solely the faintest of marks. I’m additionally not afraid to confess that I caught myself a few instances on the verge of cross-contamination solely to take a look at the image and shortly right myself.
Clear-up was additionally a breeze, with my meat and poultry boards getting a fast rinse and a toss within the dishwasher whereas my veggie and bread boards obtained a simple wash within the sink. One factor I’ll observe is that the boards do barely bend after going by means of a cycle within the dishwasher. Nevertheless, as soon as I dried them and positioned them again within the picket base, they instantly flattened out and have been good as new.
The Cooler Kitchen Bamboo Reducing Board is available in at $35.99 (there’s additionally an Amazon coupon on-site that may prevent an extra $2), a value that’s greater than honest once you notice you’re getting seven reducing boards in a single. So if you happen to’re trying to decide up a brand new reducing board, give this one a shot — I feel you’ll discover it makes the, ahem, lower.