We asked chefs and foodies to identify the real keepers among zillions of kitchen gadgets and tools. By Kimberly Holland
Photography: Brian Woodcock and Randy Mayor
Gesine Bullock-Prado, Pastry chef and cookbook author
"I use a laser-gun thermometer for everything from candy making to beer crafting, bread proofing to cheese producing. You'll end up running around the house taking readings of everything because it's so much fun."