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In addition, there are utensils that will help you remove fat.
- A good one is a fat-skimming ladle that has slots near the upper edge of its bowl to skim off fat; the fat drains into the bowl of the ladle.
- Also useful is a large fat-separating pitcher that has a spout near the bottom. After the soup stands a few minutes in the pitcher, the fat rises to the top. You then pour off the broth, leaving the fat in the pitcher.