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Object 33 [of 66] – Whisk


There are many tools for beating and incorporating liquids and solids. Julia introduced a French tool, the whisk, to a public that had heretofore only known various versions of "egg beaters." The whisk, like other tools that Julia used on TV, swept American consumers by storm, and they began to demand them at their kitchen and hardware stores. Julia used the whisk and a copper bowl to make omelets on her pilot show for The French Chef.


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