Favorite Kitchen Tools Messermeister Serrated Peeler: peels everything, even peaches and tomatoes effortlessly The Alligator chopper: perfect chop for onions, shallots, peppers, mangoes, apples Santuko: Cross between the chef's knife and cleaver, small and larger sizes are used constantly in my kitchen, and the wide blade makes a great scoop for lifting those chopped veggies into your pan. Silpats: Everything slides right off these baking sheet liners, and nothing burns. Best thing? they go right into the dishwasher. Baker's Joy: Fat and flour in one can for spraying on all your baking dishes. Zyliss Mini Chopper--Great little tool for chopping garlic, shallots, and stores too!