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  • n. Plural form of zester.


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  • They examined the cracked pottery barn dinner plates, framed but faded travel posters, lemon zesters and melon ballers with disgust-tinged pity.

    The Garage Sale

  • They are perfect lemon zesters -- removing only the zest and leaving behind the bitter white pithe.

    Steve Poses: At Home's Stocking Stuffers: The Twelve Days of Christmas (Also works for Eight Days of Hanukkah)

  • Rasps migrated to the kitchen for use as citrus zesters, cheese graters, etc., and Microplane eventually created a whole line of kitchen-specific rasps-turned-graters.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Seeking Examples:

  • On a table next to the still-faceless Rubin, Mr. Moser set out his briefcase of carving tools: chisels and clay-sculpting loops, lemon zesters and super-sharp Microplane graters.

    For These Sculptors,

  • These are the best citrus zesters/nutmeg graters/Parmesan cheese shredders bar none.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • And here's a tip if you use one of those microplane zesters: turn it upside down, then run the zester over the lemon.

    The Pioneer Woman - Full RSS Feed

  • The pair stock the essential tools, including the Tag Bar wood muddler, fruit zesters, shakers, extra-long stirrers, and hard-to-find bitters.

    Web Section

  • Edmonds showed off snazzy kitchen tools like orange zesters and Japanese mandolins and dropped tips on a variety of topics, like when to replace old spices.

    News from

  • They now, of course, offer zesters, spice graters, a rotary Parmesan grater, and even a sea salt shaver -- I get giddy just looking at all the options!

    MAKE Magazine

  • 1 I keep typing that as "apple crips" and then going off on extended reveries about the gangland of the vegetables using zesters as shivs, peelers as machetes, and corers as handguns.

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