I don't know how well this pretty skimmer will hold up in a busy kitchen, but I have to point it out just for its sheer beauty. A skimmer is a very functional, handy object to have around (I like it for making small batches of pasta - just skim out the pasta instead of dumping all the water). This one was "inspired by wild flowers in an English meadow" (awww) and is made from beech wood and stainless steel. I imagine its stainless blade would be easier to clean, too, than the standard mesh basket.
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