Mod is awesome- kinda like the Chipotle style of production line with really good topping selection, all toppings free. I think it’s not really traditional fast food restaurant though, or at least it should be competing w/ Chipotles, Noodles and Co, Nally Fresh and the other slightly up market chains; as opposed to… Read more
Most of these picks are fucking ridiculous. Winner goes to silicon spatula because it’s the most versatile thing in the kitchen. The only things it can’t do are chop and measure and every cook from idiot to professional can and loves to use it.
Aimee, hands down everyday useful winner.
Aimee. She’s the only contestant who picked 5 truly essential items.
Three months ago, I’m not sure what I would select #1. But now between cocktails, my wife’s cooking, and my daughter’s baking, the answer is simple: lemon squeezer.
Vote for Allison, altho I’m still sad that none of you picked chopsticks. Don’t need a whisk, wooden spoon or tongs if you’ve got chopsticks...
Landslide for Aimee. All 5 of her picks are indispensable to me.
This is the closest draft yet — probably because everyone has at least 3 indispensable tools. How could you have a kitchen without a knife, wooden AND silicone AND steel spatulas, skillet, whisk, and tongs? This should have been at least 8 rounds to be able to separate a clear winner. Read more
Allison gets my vote although I would like to sneak over one column and scoop up the silicon spatula.