Tool: Colander


A colander, like a strainer, is a cooking tool used to separate solids from liquids. Essentially, it is a bowl with holes.


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I invented the colander. I remember the day well. It was 1978, in the springtime of my youth. More information is available in my memoir, "From Shovel to Whole-bowl." I am shopping the work around to publishers now.