I know kitchen shears is buzzing around a lot on the internet. But trust me there are some obvious reasons behind it. In real life we use many kitchen cutleries for easy and effective way of cooking. There are different tools for different tasks. We don’t have many items for multitasking.
But it’s obvious that multitasking culinary tools must be very time and cost effective. However we don’t see much of that kind of tools until we have kitchen shears in our kitchen. It is very useful in various ways to provide us easy and time saving experience of cooking.
Here are 11 reasons that will surely make you agreed kitchen shears as the best multitasking tool of your kitchen:
Trouble free crab or lobster cracker
When the tummy wants something with crab or lobster you have to prepare corn crab soup, black pepper crab or staff like that. But we understand it’s really hard to deal with the crab or lobster for its solid top.
But you don’t need to worry if you have kitchen shears in your kitchen. Use the tight gripped notch to crack the crab or lobster and live the rest of your time as you don’t need to deal with these vigorously.
Ultimate time saver for Cutting herbs
Yeah! It’s true that we all are not expert using knife for chopping herbs like chives, green onions or leeks but still we need these herbs chopped every time when we cook a delicious curry or soup. Thus it takes long time to snip properly.
For that kitchen shears are of course an unbeatable culinary item for easy and superb chopping of these herbs. Just use it like scissors and enjoy a trouble free chopping experience.
A crackerjack cutlery for fast and safe Chicken grill cutting
Chicken grill is always in top as our favorite chicken items. But quartering the chicken is bit of forceful thing to do. Sometimes the chicken pieces get mangled due to improper way of cutting the chicken.
For that kitchen shears is a must item to have in your kitchen. You can easily quarter the chicken without mangling it. simply cut through the bones by placing it on the chicken according to your desired size.
A sneaky Bottle opener
As we all know the best uses of kitchen shears, among them there is a sneaky way to use it as bottle opener. There is a little notch down the shear which can easily be used as a bottle opener.
You don’t need to have bottle opener if you have an intelligent kitchen shear. Put the notch on the cap of the bottle and press out to open it.
For easy cutting Pizza like pizza maker
It’s a common attempt of us to be a great pizza maker at home sometimes. But it’s not the end by making pizza. You need to slice the pizza well to serve your friends.
And there is the kitchen shears to help you out. You can slice the pizza easily with kitchen shears. Just place the shears into one of the edges and cut through it according to the size you want.
To remove fat from meat
Whether preparing brisket or steak it is needed to trim the meat properly. Specially the layer of fat stick to the piece of the meat is always hard to remove. It is harder and time consuming to remove it with knife if you are not expert using knife. In that case kitchen shears might be the best option to cut off the layer of the fat from the meat.
Twisting off caps with the gripped teeth on the shears
I bet sometimes you will get tired to know the multiple uses of kitchen shears. Apart from all other utilitarian features of kitchen shears there is very effective way to twist off the caps of beer bottle with the gripped teeth on the shears.
Place the tight gripped teeth on the caps and twist it. You can open the cap without any trouble and energy that you can put on uploading social media pics.
Cutting thin edges of bread for sandwiches
Kitchen shears can also be used to cut thin breads while making sandwiches. We often suffer cutting the edges of bread while preparing sandwiches. With kitchen shears you can easily cut the edges of the bread.
For cutting flower stem
In case of decorating the rooms and increase the aromatic vibe of our room we put flowers on the vase. To cut the stem according to the size of your vase you can use kitchen shears. No need to buy an extra scissors for it. Absolute money saver indeed!
For fast and nice slicing of chicken fingers
Chicken fingers are a regular thing to cook any item with it. For fast chopping of chicken pieces you can use kitchen shears. Without the hustle of cutting it with the knife you can use shears to snip it into different pieces easily.
An Obedient Screwdriver
Hey, don’t get surprised. You can use this ‘the king of all cutlery’ as a screwdriver. Just place the tip of the shears on the screw and twist it. Really a multi talented kitchen tool you see.
I guess it will be boring and cliché to say something nice about kitchen shears to conclude the article. I believe you don’t need that after reading the usages of the kitchen shears.
But if you still don’t get why I called it ‘the king of all cutlery’ then read the article again or get a sleep. Come back to the kitchen geeky next day and read it again, amigo!
If you wanna know about 5 ways how kitchen shears make cooking chicken easier than check out this article.
Bonnie Zepeda is an food and kitchen specialist. She likes to like to write on various kinds of foods, kitchen items, kitchen tips etc besides working as a Culinary Specialist.