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Things I Hate about my Kitchen Appliances: warning...no need to read this

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We bought 1 of these:  Kuhn-Rikon-5-in-1-Jar-and-Bottle-Opener a few years ago and it's the best tool we have in the kitchen! We've actually ended up buying them for my wife's sister and mother because we like them so much.


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8 hours ago, MSRadell said:

We bought 1 of these:  Kuhn-Rikon-5-in-1-Jar-and-Bottle-Opener a few years ago and it's the best tool we have in the kitchen! We've actually ended up buying them for my wife's sister and mother because we like them so much.

 

Went to the website and alas, they are not available now.  Glad you got one when they were going.

 

In a similar fashion, I bought for myself and friends a two-tablespoon measuring cup.  Think of all the times one needs two tablespoons of this or that in a recipe...or maybe it's just in my life...I don't know.  And then I never saw them again. 

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2 hours ago, Darienne said:

Went to the website and alas, they are not available now.  Glad you got one when they were going.

 

In a similar fashion, I bought for myself and friends a two-tablespoon measuring cup.  Think of all the times one needs two tablespoons of this or that in a recipe...or maybe it's just in my life...I don't know.  And then I never saw them again. 

 

My stainless measuring cup set has a two tablespoon (1/8 cup) measure.  It is very handy and I use it all the time.  I also have an old Tupperware measuring spoon set that includes a 1/2 Tablespoon (I-1/2 teaspoon)  measure which is very handy for bread baking.  Another nifty little spoon is KAFs 2-¼ Tablespoon yeast measure; it's another a great tool for bread making.


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1 hour ago, ElsieD said:

I love these and also use them a lot.  Except for goopy things that have to be scraped out - those are too much trouble.

 

Not to make anyone feel bad (because God knows, we've replaced many, many appliances way too early over the years), but we have an almost 40 year old Montgomery Ward freezer that we got from Mr. Kim's grandparents when they went into assisted living.  We've gotten so much good use out of that little dynamo that we won't feel at all bad when it finally does go bad.  (Knock on wood)


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2 hours ago, Kim Shook said:

I love these and also use them a lot.  Except for goopy things that have to be scraped out - those are too much trouble.

 

Not to make anyone feel bad (because God knows, we've replaced many, many appliances way too early over the years), but we have an almost 40 year old Montgomery Ward freezer that we got from Mr. Kim's grandparents when they went into assisted living.  We've gotten so much good use out of that little dynamo that we won't feel at all bad when it finally does go bad.  (Knock on wood)

 

Your freezer could be related to our cellar freezer.

 

As for goopy things...mostly what I have done is weigh said ingredient one time carefully, and then when it is called for, I have simply to tare the container and then weigh the goopy stuff...but the container in which I weigh it can simply be a wide open ceramic bowl.  So no more difficult scraping.   I hope my tortured explanation is clear...

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On 6/15/2019 at 7:59 AM, Darienne said:

Went to the website and alas, they are not available now.  Glad you got one when they were going.

 

In a similar fashion, I bought for myself and friends a two-tablespoon measuring cup.  Think of all the times one needs two tablespoons of this or that in a recipe...or maybe it's just in my life...I don't know.  And then I never saw them again. 

 

When in doubt check the "Q" as in QVC (yes, I am one of those people).

 

Here's a link to a Kuhn Rikon two-fer set; a can opener and a jar/bottle opener:

 

https://www.qvc.com/Kuhn-Rikon-2-Piece-Jar-Opener-%26-Auto-Attach-Can-Opener-Set.product.K48582.html?sc=SRCH

 

I bought these about a year ago and use both all the time. If you look closely, the jar opener has a specially shaped hole that perfectly fits those pesky little tops on small bottles of Tabasco sauce. BTW, the can opener takes off the entire top of any sized can so no sharp edges. Hope this helps.

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