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It is a culinary tool that is used to remove the outer layer of skin from vegetables and fruits. The skin of a potato, carrot, or apple can be peeled off using a stainless steel blade. Y-shaped peelers and swivel peelers are the most frequent.
- Substitution: Peeling vegetables and fruits can be done with a paring knife.
- Tip: When the blade wears out, it should be replaced.