June 15th, 2010
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zest; zester
Category: Ingredient, tool
Definition: The colorful, somewhat oily outer skin of a citrus fruit. A zester is a tool used to peel off zest. The tool usually includes four bumps with small, sharp holes, which are scraped against the fruit to shallowly strip off the skin

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