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    Prep Bowls Will Seriously Change The Way You Cook

    Prep bowls are the most obvious secret weapon in the world, and they're a must-have for your kitchen.

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    I have, more than once, started a recipe — like, properly started, as in, bought the ingredients and started preparing them — only to realize that that there was some prohibitive step tucked in toward the end. Like, "Marinate chicken for four hours" or "Let stand overnight."

    When I started actually paying attention to mise en place — French for "putting everything in its place" or "just chop everything first, dummy!" (loosely translated) — cooking became a less harried, profanity-laced affair.

    I started using these nesting melamine prep bowls/measuring cups, which I already had. (I had mostly been using them to hold chocolate chips that I wanted to eat in bed. Actually, I still use them for that!)

    You know how when you watch a Tasty video, all the ingredients are pre-portioned in bowls, so when the time comes to add them, all you have to do is upend a bowl?

    Get a set of three clear glass bowls from Tasty's collection for Walmart for $6.97 (available in-store only), a set of 10 clear glass bowls from Walmart for $15.87, a set of four storage bowls with lids from Amazon for $23.99, or a set of five measuring prep bowls from Sur La Table for $13.

    Check out the entire collection of Tasty kitchenware at Walmart here!