08/17/2012 08:57 am ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

Multi-Purpose Kitchen Tools: 10 Items That Can Do Double Duty

There are thousands of kitchen gadgets you can find, but most can only do the one thing they were invented for -- what Alton Brown calls "unitaskers." But what if the kitchen items you already own could do double duty and function as helpers in the kitchen? Well, we're here to prove they can.

Have you ever started making pie dough to discover you can't find your rolling pin? You're chilling wine for a party but can't find the ice bucket? We have a solution for these and more in the slideshow below.

Multi-Purpose Kitchen Gadgets