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Updated on Aug 2, 2020. Posted on Jul 26, 2020

If You Can Name All 9 Of These Cooking Tools, You're Very Competent

This might be controversial, but ladles aren't spoons.

  1. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Spatula!

    Brits may call it a fish slice, but they also call crepes pancakes, so take that with a grain of salt.

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  2. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Whisk!

    To be more specific, it's a balloon whisk, but being a show-off won't get you any more points.

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  3. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Ladle!

    Not to be confused with spoons!

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  4. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Tongs!

    Good for sugar cubes, grilling, asparagus, blacksmithing, etc.

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  5. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Can opener!

    This one has a bottle opener on it, too, but that was a red herring.

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  6. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Rolling pin!

    Not be confused with bowling pins, neither of which are really pins.

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  7. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Peeler!

    If you say it's a potato or vegetable peeler, you're normal. If you say carrot peeler, you're a horse girl.

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  8. What is this?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Scraper or spatula!

    There are actually about a million accepted names for this tool, so that question was either very tricky or very easy depending on how you look at it.

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  9. What kind of spoon is this?

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    Wrong! 

    Skimmer!

    It falls into the slotted spoon family (also an acceptable answer).

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