A thoughtful gift idea for anyone setting up a first-time kitchen, this 5-piece kitchen-helper set features a variety of must-have essentials. The collection includes a vegetable peeler, a parer knife and slicing knife, scissors and plastic cutting board. Use the vegetable peeler for removing the skin from apples, potatoes, and carrots.. The paring knife makes easy work of dicing peppers, mincing garlic, paring a papaya, slicing peaches for that fruit cobbler, and much more. The scissors has an opener between its handles and is useful when cutting through meat or opening bags. The plastic cutting board is gentle on blades and board is reversible for twice the work space.