The handy Swiss Army Knife is a chef's best friend when cooking on the fly -- exactly what the competitors on the hit show Cutthroat Kitchen do each week when ingredients and utensils are thieved by dueling saboteur chefs!
Last week's episode got us thinking about what to cook if a Swiss Army Knife was our lone kitchen tool, which will be the case for many of you culinary adventurers going camping this long weekend. (Don't feed the bears!)
Whether you're planning a campground dinner or plotting a culinary competitor's demise, we've got five recipes to put this mini-but-mighty tool to good use.
Panzanella Bread Salad
Tools: Metal saw + Large blade + Scissors (to finely chop fresh herbs)
Tools: Large blade (for shaving twigs to roast on and cutting meat)
Chorizo & Bean Chili
Tools: Can opener + Cap lifter + Long blade + Nail file (to open and spoon out spices)
Salt and Pepper Shrimp
Tools: Short blade (to devein and peel, if needed) + Toothpick
Tools: Bottle opener + Long blade
by Joanna Gryfe