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Can You Actually Grab The Right Things In This Kitchen?

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So, imagine this ― you're working in a kitchen and have to grab these items. Which ones would you grab?

  1. Let's first see if you know your ingredients...<br />Pick the oregano:
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    Oregano is an herb related to marjoram.

    It has a slightly bitter taste that's commonly used in Greek and Italian cooking. Learn how to use it here.

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  2. Pick the habanero pepper:
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    Habanero peppers are among the hottest peppers in the world.

    They range in color from green to red (depending on ripeness) and have a slightly floral flavor. Learn how to cook with them here.

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  3. Pick the cloves:
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    Cloves are the aromatic buds of an evergreen tree.

    You can buy them ground or whole and are typically used in baked goods. Learn more about them here.

    Cloves are the aromatic buds of an evergreen tree.
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  4. Pick the shallot:
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    Shallots are a variety of onion with a subtle garlicky taste.

    They're smaller than standard onions and a favorite among chefs.

    Shallots are a variety of onion with a subtle garlicky taste.
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  5. Pick the pork butt:
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    Pork butts (also called shoulders or Boston butts) come from the upper shoulder of a pig.

    They're large, take a long time to cook, and are the go-to cut for pulled pork, braises, and barbecuing. Learn more about them here.

    Pork butts (also called shoulders or Boston butts) come from the upper shoulder of a pig.
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  6. Let's move onto equipment...<br />Pick the chef's knife:
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    A chef's knife is a multipurpose knife that ranges in size from eight to ten inches.

    They're used for just about anything from cutting veggies to breaking down chickens. Learn more about kitchen knives and their uses here.

    A chef's knife is a multipurpose knife that ranges in size from eight to ten inches.
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  7. Pick the honing steel:
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    A honing steel (aka sharpening steel) is a rod of steel used to realign the blade of a knife.

    Although honing is an important step in maintaining your blade, it's NOT used to sharpen your knife ― just to realign it. Learn how to do it here.

    A honing steel (aka sharpening steel) is a rod of steel used to realign the blade of a knife.
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  8. Pick the skimmer:
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    A skimmer is a flat, slotted spoon used to remove impurities for the surface of liquids.

    It's most commonly used to remove fat from the tops of soups or braises, but is also used to remove the film that builds up on top of hot milk.

    A skimmer is a flat, slotted spoon used to remove impurities for the surface of liquids.
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  9. Pick the saute pan:
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    A saute pan is a pan with straight sides used for searing meats, making pan sauces, and (obviously) sauteing things.

    It's not to be confused with a pan that has slanted sides ― those are called skillets.

    A saute pan is a pan with straight sides used for searing meats, making pan sauces, and (obviously) sauteing things.
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  10. Pick the Dutch oven:
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    A Dutch oven is a heavy pot with thick sides and a tight lid.

    They're perfect for cooking braises, soups, and stews and can be used in the oven as well as the stovetop. Learn more about them here.

    A Dutch oven is a heavy pot with thick sides and a tight lid.
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