Some of these will work best with a box grater, some with a mini Microplane. Overall, grating gives foods that are difficult to chop a new, smooth consistency, making them easier to blend into dishes. Just be careful with your fingers!
Some Great to Grate Ideas:
• Potatoes and Root Vegetables
• Ginger and Horseradish
• Frozen Bananas
• Cold Butter
Get the rest of the ideas: 11 Things You didn't know were Great to Grate at Bon Appetit
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