When it comes to kitchen tools, few things are as indispensable as a Microplane. Walk into any professional kitchen and you're likely to see an army of prep cooks armed with the things—that's because chefs love them as much as we do. They're a quick alternative to breaking out the box grater (easier to clean, too), and they make working with a whole host of ingredients a heck of a lot easier.
Think this tool is only good for finely grating or zesting? It's time to expand your mind.
Check out the slideshow above to learn more uses for your microplane.
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