Guide to the Best Mechanical Peelers

A mechanical peeler is a crank-operated device that peels fruits and vegetables, and can optionally core and slice them as well in one motion by a simple turn of the handle. When the slicer of a mechanical peeler is enabled, it can cut a fruit or vegetable into a helical shape. Most … Read more

Guide to the Best Swivel Peelers

peeling a sweet potato using a swivel peeler

A swivel peeler is a type of fruit and vegetable peeler that has a floating suspended blade that swivels when in use. Its edge can better adapt to the form of the produce being peeled compared to a fixed blade because it self-adjusts as pressure is applied.Meaning, it can peel thin strips … Read more

Guide to the Best Electric Peelers

Peeling fruits and vegetables is one of the most daunting tasks in the kitchen when cooking or preparing meals. It is challenging, especially for senior citizens and other people who suffer from arthritis. To avoid the hassle and pain of peeling fruits and vegetables, one of the best types of peelers you … Read more

Guide to the Best Serrated Peelers

peeling a tomato using a serrated peeler

A serrated peeler features a sharp serrated blade that is ideal to be used for paring fruits that have glossy, slippery, and waxy skins. It is also great to be used when peeling softer fruits like peaches and tomatoes. Compared to straight-edged peeler, a serrated peeler will not tear apart soft fruits … Read more

Guide to the Best Lancashire Peelers

peeling a potato using a Lancashire peeler

A Lancashire peeler is a straight kind of peeler that has a narrow body. Its blade is parallel to its handle, resembling a knife. It looks similar to a swivel peeler, but the difference is that its blade stays in place. This type of peeler is designed in Lancashire, United Kingdom, where … Read more

Guide to the Best Y-Shaped Peelers

A Y-shaped peeler is one of the best types of peelers you can use to peel potatoes and other fruits and vegetables easily. It has a blade that is perpendicular to its handle, making it look like a safety razor. It is actually used with a similar action to a razor, peeling … Read more