Multipurpose Kitchen Supplies

Give common kitchen tools a second chance with these new uses for everyday kitchen supplies.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Aluminum Foil

Roll into the shape of a cone for a makeshift funnel. 

Box Grater

Shave away too-burnt bits on toast. 

Chip Clip

Keep a cookbook propped open to the correct page. 

Coffee Grinder

Grind fresh spices. 

Cocktail Shaker 

Fill with a head of garlic and shake vigorously to remove the peel. 

Egg Slicer

Use to thinly slice other items like mushrooms, strawberries and bocconcini.

Muffin Tin

Invert and stand taco shells in between the cups for easy assembly.

Pizza Cutter

Use to finely chop herbs. 

Pizza Stone

Use to bake foods that taste best crisp — think chicken nuggets and oven-baked fries. 

Plastic Sandwich Bag

Snip a corner and fill with frosting for use as a piping bag. 

Splatter Guard

Set over a bowl for an impromptu cooling rack. 

Salad Spinner

Add chopped tomatoes and spin to remove their seeds. 

Waffle Maker

Spread with cookie or brownie batter for extra-crusty “baked” goods.

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