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Colander as Splatter Blocker

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Colander as Splatter BlockerPhoto: Philip Friedman; Styling: Linden Elstran

When frying, top the pan with an upside-down metal colander to protect yourself from burns while still allowing heat to escape.

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Broccolini is a cross between conventional broccoli and Chinese broccoli. It’s slightly sweeter and more tender than its relatives. If you substitute conventional broccoli in this recipe, cut it into long spears before cooking.