The Microplane Cube Grater solves grating puzzles in the kitchen

The Microplane Cube Grater features three different grating surfaces. The kitchen accessory stores inside the catch cup.

It's easy to solve meal making with the Microplane Cube Grater.
It's easy to solve meal making with the Microplane Cube Grater. Sur La Table

How many permutations are there for the food in your kitchen? Probably a lot. A whole heck of a lot. Unless there happens to be only peanut butter, jelly, and bread, then the possibilities can get out of hand pretty quickly. Even with only three ingredients, the choices start to pile up. Aside from a classic PB&J, the construction could be peanut butter and bread, jelly and bread, peanut butter and jelly sans bread, or any ingredient on its own. Add bacon to the mix (because bacon) and the variations increase. Just how can we solve these kitchen conundrums when the cooking gets a little more complex? With the Microplane Cube Grater ($19.95), of course.

Shaped and sized much like a Rubik's Cube, the kitchen prep accessory combines three different grating surfaces as well as a catch cup into one neat little package. The catch cup features graduation marks for easy measuring and then acts as a protective cover for storage when used with the included lid.

Included on three sides of the cube are fine, ribbon and course stainless-steel surfaces similar to those found on a traditional box grater, except here, the updated design offers convenience, versatility as well as easy and safe storage. As for colors, it's available in black, green, or red, so it may not be as colorful as everybody's favorite puzzle cube, but then again, you don't have to peel off any stickers to solve dinner.

About the author

    Brian is the author of the culinary based novel Stealing Food Road. A lifelong Californian, he has been consistently exposed to some of the best food in the world. With a deep appreciation for the kitchen, he is always on the lookout for that perfect appliance that combines style and grace with the ever-popular ability to save time.


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