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Gadgets: Swissmar Cheese Holder

There are seemingly endless gadgets to assist in enjoying a slice of cheese. This stainless steel cheese holder from Swissmar is designed to grip a hunk of cheese without breaking it (as can often happen with knives, toothpicks, or forks) while you slice a piece off for yourself. Necessary? Probably not. Courteous to have when throwing a big party with a slice-it-yourself cheeseboard? Definitely. See the product review on Serious Eats below.

It’s not a big deal to touch a hunk of cheese with your (clean) bare hands if you’re making grilled cheese sandwiches for the family, right? But if you’re serving guests or have a cheese board set up where guests can slice cheese for self-serve, they might be happier not to have everyone’s fingerprints all over every wheel and brick of cheese on the board.

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Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.