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Jan 5, 2009 06:59 PM

Can I still buy a nonstick box grater?

We got a nonstick box grater from Lecter's probably ten, maybe even twelve years ago. We quickly grew to love it (for grating soft cheeses like mozzarella , especially), but one of our cats knocked it into the garbage a few months ago and I've been going nuts trying to replace it. Apparently it was a Lecter's (now out of business for some years, of course) exclusive! It's such a good idea I can't believe no other kitchen store carries it - even if the cheese DRIED onto the surface it just flaked off with a sponge. Do any of you hounds know where I can get such a thing? I'm in New York, for what it matters.

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  1. Hi!

    When I Googled 'nonstick box grater', a number of them came up, but they were all at non-U.S. stores. I guess if you're willing to pay the shipping you could get one from one of these places.

    Good luck!

    1. A cat knocked it into the garbage, huh? Why didn't you just reach in and get it?

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      1. re: HaagenDazs

        Thanks for the link, MEH. That's what I was afraid of, but I guess that's what we'll have to do.

        As to why we didn't just pick it out of the garbage - a logical question of course. This cat pushes stuff into the trash all the time and usually we notice, but unfortunately not this time. We'd already taken the trash out and it had been picked up before we figured it out.

        Thanks anyway - I guess for now I'm stuck.

      2. It took me so long to find one, I had actually stopped even looking - and then, there it was. They have them at Zabar's, in case anyone is interested. It's going to be SO much easier making our next tray of lasagne!