Meatless Meals Made Easy with Tools from Kuhn Rikon

Chef's Tools and Cookware for Meatless Monday

Apr 09, 2013, 10:30 ET from Kuhn Rikon

NOVATO, Calif., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Portobello mushroom burgers to Fettuccine Florentine, home chefs are preparing meat-free dishes once a week as part of the Meatless Monday movement. Kuhn Rikon offers a variety of kitchen tools that make meatless meal preparation a snap.


With a redesigned handle that fits comfortably in your hand, the new Comfort Paring Knife Colori® adds a new level of comfort to prepping fruits, vegetables and herbs. The super-sharp Japanese nonstick carbon steel blade is available straight or serrated for slicing melon, dicing tomatoes, mincing garlic or chopping fresh herbs. A safety sheath makes for safe storage in drawers, plus there is a handy hole in the handle for hanging. Available in several colors for $10 to $12 at

Whether you're peeling cucumbers for salads or sweet potatoes for roasting, peel in style with the Kuhn Rikon Original Swiss Peeler in a new whimsical Polka Dot design. This Y-shaped peeler features an ultra sharp, carbon steel swivel blade, made for right or left-handed use. The ergonomically designed handle has comfortable indentations for your thumb and finger. Available in Red, Green, Blue and Black, with White Polka Dots. $5 at Sur La Table and

Kuhn Rikon's PushPan™ makes it easy to serve beautiful spinach quiches, deep-dish vegetable pizza or baked cheddar frittatas. A no-spring version of the springform pan, the PushPan features a 100% leak-proof design with easy release and oven-to-table convenience. After the dish has baked and cooled, simply place the PushPan on an unopened can or sturdy platform, and then gently push down on the sides of the pan. Three sizes: 8-inch ($24.95), 9-inch ($29.95) and 10-inch ($34.95). Available at Sur La Table.

Cook meatless meals in less time with a Kuhn Rikon Duromatic® Pressure Cookware. Perfect for steaming artichokes, cooking black beans for meatless burgers, preparing quinoa and more, a pressure cooker is a fast, safe and energy-efficient way of cooking. Food retains more flavor and nutrients, using less fat or oil for healthier dishes. Starting for $180 at Sur La Table.

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