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I would like to find something that will open a large, maybe 4" or 5" diameter, jar lid.

The Guillain Barré has left me with decreased grip strength and it is sometimes a struggle to open a new jar, especially with a larger size lid.



Under cabinet jar opener always there when you need it and out of sight as well as one less thing in the drawer. Works great, mine is 20+ years old.




There is a lightning deal coming up on amazon prime for this very item.
 
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Looking for something else and come across this kitchen tool.

Finger guards.
https://www.amazon.com/Daddy-S...d=1570861259&sr=8-22

https://www.amazon.com/MAD-SHA...d=1570861259&sr=8-34




 
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One of THE greatest kitchen implements ever invented:

The Spiralizer.


So tempting to just click add-to-cart then place order. I'm trying to stop impulse buying on Amazon so I'm going to think about it for 48 hours then impulse buy itBig Grin


We have this - BUY EET!

Indeed!

When you've got about 60# of apples to get through in a day, you'll thank me.

Apparently this little invention has been around for awhile whilst I spent hours and hours with a paring knife. No more!

It peels, it slices, it cores...it damn near eats them for you. Big Grin

It even makes julienne fries (props to the Bassomatic). Wink


Works great for applesBig Grin sucks for Russet (large) potatoesFrown About 3-3/4" is about the max length you can peel and spiral. Maybe I'll give it a try with a smaller type of potato this week.
 
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Thanks a lot, Bald1!! Just got this on my doorstep yesterday. Razz Big Grin




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Alton Brown reviews Amazon's dumbest kitchen gadgets came up while I was looking at a different video. He reviews one of the gadgets talked about in this thread. The review of the Rollie really cracked me up Big Grin .

I'll also admit, I have a pair of bear claws for shredding meat...





Link to original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgFeVlw2Ywg
 
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Bear claws are da bomb for shredding boston butts



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I happened to notice this cheese lyre in one of my kitchen drawers today:

www.amazon.com/dp/B076T6J72X/r..._api_i_LdIQDb2WMTRV1

It’s an excellent utensil for slicing soft to medium cheese. Very neat cuts, so easy to clean, and takes almost no drawer space.

The wire is likely to break if you try to slice hard cheese. I broke one on cold aged cheddar. But have several spare wires, and I probably won’t break another – I’ve learned my lesson. I bought mine (and the spare wires) at Crate & Barrel.



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Thanks a lot, Bald1!! Just got this on my doorstep yesterday. Razz Big Grin






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Took a quick look and didn't see them mentioned but I use these all the time:



Just search for herb scissors, or here's a set for $10. Make it easy to add a whole bunch of green onions and dill to some tuna or egg salad, etc, etc.



https://www.amazon.com/All-Pri...TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==
 
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Immersion Blender: My wife had wanted one for a while, so I picked one up on whim. She used the heck out of it for about a week. I don't think she's touched it in over a year.


They are get for making mashed potatoes. My favorite is half and half cauliflower and Yukon Gold potatoes.




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These work passably for making boiled eggs.



I tried these and went back to steaming the eggs in a pan of water.

They say to add oil so they won't stick and then you have to boil a lot of water which takes longer and wastes energy.

I like my eggs soft boiled so it may work it you cook them longer. I had trouble getting them out even with oil coating the sides. They are a little small for jumbo eggs.




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Harbor Freight has these for opening jars:

https://www.harborfreight.com/...GUqExUhoCPsQQAvD_BwE

Fiskars has a good pair of scissors for cutting fat off of meat, etc

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Fis...rden-Shear/476228372




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I happened to notice this cheese lyre in one of my kitchen drawers today:

www.amazon.com/dp/B076T6J72X/r..._api_i_LdIQDb2WMTRV1

It’s an excellent utensil for slicing soft to medium cheese. Very neat cuts, so easy to clean, and takes almost no drawer space.

The wire is likely to break if you try to slice hard cheese. I broke one on cold aged cheddar. But have several spare wires, and I probably won’t break another – I’ve learned my lesson. I bought mine (and the spare wires) at Crate & Barrel.

My fave grocery offers a large selection of excellent domestic and imported cheese. Yesterday I noticed that they use a largish machine with a wire to cut large wheels and blocks into smaller pieces for sale. Possibly motor driven – couldn’t see well enough to be sure of that. But a wire is certainly the best choice for cutting cheese.



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This doohickey

Got it at some chef party Mrs Mike hosted ten years ago...it’s moved TWICE. First thing I did when we said we were moving to Texas, I took it down from under a cabinet and put it in my luggage.

Got one for my bro who has arthritis since he was 7, he loves it. You grab the bottom of the can or jar, shove it in there and twist, easy peasy.

ETA: Mrs Mike just said it’s from pampered chef. It says it can open jars from 3 1/2” or smaller...will this help VTail? If so INSTANT KARMA I will have one sent to you.

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I saw this
https://www.amazon.com/YAMAZAK...id=1572620491&sr=8-4

on America's Test kitchen and got one,

its great for spoons, ladle's and small to medium lids.

but the big lids need to be drained off a bunch or they will drip all over the counter .

I am 60% satisfied, not overwhelmed , in the least





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Apparently this little invention has been around for awhile whilst I spent hours and hours with a paring knife. No more!

It peels, it slices, it cores...it damn near eats them for you.

It even makes julienne fries (props to the Bassomatic). Wink[/QUOTE]

You are quite welcome. Smile

This damn thread has cost me money!!!! Some great gadgets here.



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