Like the colander, in use since ancient times, it is an example of a kitchen technology that has stuck.
Use the back of the spoon to press the eggplant flesh against the side of the colander to remove excess water.
Today I use a colander, like everybody else, or occasionally buy pre-washed collard greens.
The table fork is far less time-honored than such objects as the colander, the waffle iron, the bain-marie.
Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid before draining the spaghetti in a colander.
When done, rub through a colander, add salt and season with one half cup of thin cream.
The cheese-vat should have holes in it all over like a colander.
When possible, vegetables bought in a tin can should be washed in the colander before they are heated.
Had I obeyed my own impulse, I should have been riddled like any colander.
Do not stir them and mutilate them with a spoon, but turn them into a colander and drain.
mid-14c., coloundour, probably altered from Medieval Latin colatorium "strainer" (with parasitic -n-) from Latin colatus, past participle of colare "to strain," from colum "sieve, strainer, wicker fishing net," of uncertain origin. Cognate with French couloir, Spanish colador, Italian colatojo.