Equipment Review: Best Mandoline (Slicing/Julienne) for Everyday Kitchen Cooking

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You don’t have to be a restaurant chef to appreciate a good mandoline. Want to know how to cut vegetables quickly and safely? These tools can thin-slice, julienne, and (in some cases) waffle-cut produce far faster than a skilled cook wielding a sharp knife can, and with utter precision. That uniformity is at least as valuable as the time savings—and not just for cosmetic reasons. When cuts are uneven, so is cooking. We wanted to know: What’s the best mandoline?

We tested 9 products in our kitchen mandoline review to find the best one:
Swissmar Börner Original V-Slicer Plus Mandoline
Kyocera Adjustable Slicer with Handguard
Progressive Prepworks Julienne and Slicer
OXO Good Grips V-Blade Mandoline Slicer
Norpro Mandoline Slicer/Grater with Guard
Zyliss 2-in-1 Handheld Slicer
Kuhn Rikon Thick & Thin Mandoline
Chef’n Pull’n Slice mandoline
Microplane Adjustable Slicer with Julienne Blade

But for a mandoline to be truly useful in a home kitchen, not just an appliance you break out for the occasional vegetable gratin or elegantly shingled fruit tart, it must be easy to set up, clean, and store. And given that you’re working with sharp blades, it must also be as safe to use as it is efficient.

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