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Pointless Kitchen tools

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LadyScozz Report 3 Apr 2013 12:11

Oooh island, maybe it disappeared into its own hole?


Shell shaped sporran with pop out legs? I think my cousin Hamish has one of them. :-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Apr 2013 10:59

A freebie we have is a

Magic Spiral. Creates Continuous Spiral Garnishings

Apart from a quick play with a cucumber (now, now!) its stayed in its box.


Island Report 3 Apr 2013 10:55

Nah, I think a spurtle is a shell shaped sporran with pop out legs. :-D

I had a wooden spoon which had a hole in it. It was great for stirring sauces. It disappeared :-(


LadyScozz Report 3 Apr 2013 09:55

A spurtle is a stick for stirring porridge!

Very Scottish. I have two, one of them has a thistle on the top.

It's not a spoon or a fork, just a rounded stick.

It's also good for sauces & gravy :-D

An Englishman won the Golden Spurtle last year (best porridge maker)........



CupCakes Report 3 Apr 2013 06:04

Thanks to the internet I now know what is a spurtle & a sous vide - never heard of them before. Somebody mentioned a cake tested - I bought one recently It i the only thig long enough and thin enough to test a cake without letting in to much air


Berniethatwas Report 3 Apr 2013 05:22

A Spurtle?
You mean one of them things like a spork pie with legs??
I have 2 flat wooden stirring sticks tho, if that counts.


Barry_ Report 3 Apr 2013 04:51

After he reviewed and raved about its qualities, I recently bought my son a sous vide. He loves steaks and says this prepares them to absolute perfection.

I ate (my first) one on Easter Sunday prepared this way and I have to say it truly was delicious.

It ain't cheap, however!


LadyScozz Report 3 Apr 2013 04:14

How many of you have a spurtle?

:-D :-D :-D

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 3 Apr 2013 01:13

I stupidly bought a set knives from seeing a TV advert.

Hate them!!!

We did use some of them as we all took them to work to cut up fruit etc and I left some of them in the dining area in the drawer.

I have 2 'good kitchen knives' ..which I can use for almost anything.


LadyScozz Report 3 Apr 2013 00:52

When did you last see an ad for a kitchen gadget.........

That came with a set of six steak knives?



Jean Report 3 Apr 2013 00:50

best thing I ever bought was my halogen oven. Have given up buying gadgets now. Older and wiser what I spend money on.


JoyBoroAngel Report 2 Apr 2013 23:24

my butler is inspector gadget lol
if they bring summit stupid out
some gadget that you knows not good
he still buys it just to try it
i leave it in the kitchen for a day
then store it in my second kitchen

till it rusts then it goes in the garage or the bin ;-) ;-)


Haribo Report 2 Apr 2013 23:19

Sharron, K-Tel was the name of the kitchen tat company.

Totally agree with the uselessness of the Garlic Press! most of it gets stuck so you have to use a knife anywat to scrape it out.


LadyScozz Report 2 Apr 2013 22:38

I'm with you $andie :-D

I hate ironing

I remembered........ in one of my kitchen drawers there are TWO plastic thingies for separating eggs, I've never used them (so why do I keep them?).

I tried that method with the plastic bottle, and I broke the yolk :-(

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 2 Apr 2013 22:19

Is there a remote or voice control iron been invented ?

Mr Tyson (as I call him... cos his one vacuum cleaner knocks me out when I use it ) might come up with something.


~Lynda~ Report 2 Apr 2013 21:22

I've just brought a Robostir, a battery operated gadget that you stand in a saucepan, and it stirs, good for sauces and suchlike, saves you standing there doing it, rubbish for stirring porridge, which I bought it for. really good conversation piece though :-D


Sharron Report 2 Apr 2013 21:15

Do you remember that company that used to make gadgets in the seventies?

There was one that would beat an egg inside it's shell and another that ,when you wound the handle, would make a cucumber into a long ribbon for all those occasions when you needed a cucumber in a long ribbon.


eRRolSheep Report 2 Apr 2013 19:49

I will have to ask the butler


Susan-nz Report 2 Apr 2013 19:46

Touche Merlin ;-),

I must eat my words this morning... Came home from walking the dog and OH had emptied the dishwasher, only three items left on the bench 'homeless' :-(..


StrayKitten Report 2 Apr 2013 18:09

kitchen gadgets? whats a kitchen? :-S lol, i have no gadgets for it as i dnt go int here often :-D :-D