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Jan 3, 2007 03:57 PM

Gadget Graveyard...

LOL...Here's a read-it-and-weep article from the Guardian....

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  1. Oh, god, AMEN to the wok thing! Mine's up in the attic, awaiting The Great Purge that is coming this month.

    1. Good Lord, he's been in my cupboards!!!!

      1. I have 3 woks and use them all. I can't imagine life with out woks!

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        1. re: Candy

          I have a crappy electric stove and it just does NOT get hot enough to use a wok.

        2. Hilarious article. I saw Alton Brown use an outdoor turkey fryer ring and gas base setup for a wok, which seemed like a great idea to get that uberhot cooking fire. But then again, if you didn't use it often, then you would have TWO useless gadgets in your garage.

          1. Very funny! On the other hand I use my "Mexican" lime juicer (with double handles, two thick scoop-like heads at the hinge) and wooden implements daily. Now, about that plastic pineapple peeler and corer...

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            1. re: Sam Fujisaka

              Ditto on the lime juicer and wooden tools. And my tagine (the kind you cook in, not the fancy serving-only type) and even the mandoline get enough use to justify their existence. But that bulb baster and silly noodle cutter (it's like 6 pizza wheels on a single axle) have got to go.

              I guess they don't have Ronco in the UK. Otherwise they would have mentioned the infamous "Showtime" rotisserie. I was going to bring mine to the office and donate/abandon it, but someone beat me to it.