Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.
Some kitchen equipment must have been created just so it could get the most hilarious review on Amazon. I’m thinking, of course, of the Hutzler Banana Slicer, and the 2011 review, titled “No More Winning For You, Mr. Banana!” Currently, almost 48,000 people have found this review helpful. It’s followed by the “Saved My Marriage” comment, which compares the banana slicer to the wheel, penicillin and the iPhone.
If only I could write reviews like that. Or find kitchen equipment that enables those kinds of reviews. Luckily for me, my excellent colleague at Food & Wine, food editor Daniel Gritzer, is the Simon Cowell of the kitchen equipment world. He took on the task of finding the 10 Most Ridiculous Kitchen Tools. Take it away, Daniel.
Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker
Norpro Lemon Lime Slicer
Paderno Egg Separator
MSC Joie Simply Slice Strawberry Slicer
West Bend Automatic Egg Cooker
Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
Rollie EggMaster Vertical Grill
Amco Serrated Salad Chopper
Amco Peach Pitter/Slicer
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