Stop using your box grater for soft cheeses and gooey ingredients

Grate hard and semi-firm cheeses, root vegetables and even chocolate to get the most out of this kitchen tool. Experiment to see what size holes work for what ingredients and be sure to watch out for those knuckles.

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Grate Scott! You’re using a box grater wrong, Marty