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the cool thing that cuts the tops off eggs

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madkittybadkitty Jun 12, 2009 06:54 AM

what is it called and where do i get it? i want one.

  1. Fizzzzzy Jun 12, 2009 07:15 AM

    It's an egg topper...

    Here's one from a site I like to order from here in Canada...
    http://www.kitchenniche.ca/egg-topper-p-50.html

    And one on Amazon.com
    http://www.amazon.com/RSVP-EG-TOP-END...

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      madkittybadkitty Jun 12, 2009 08:05 AM

      thanks fizzzzy!!
      i've looked at those before, but never bought them
      don't know if you watched top chef, but stefan had this little device (same purpose but looks like it would do a better job)

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        ferret Jun 12, 2009 11:43 AM

        I believe this is the one he used:

        http://www.amazon.com/Paderno-World-C...

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          madkittybadkitty Jun 12, 2009 12:56 PM

          thanks! that was the one i was looking for, it looked so interesting.
          but then again, that german one is just the height of coolness. :)

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            pikawicca Jun 13, 2009 01:44 PM

            Holy crap! $78 for an egg topper?????

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              David A. Goldfarb Jun 13, 2009 03:43 PM

              Well, if you're spooning caviar on your soft boiled eggs as in the photo, you might as well go all out.

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                pikawicca Jun 13, 2009 05:44 PM

                You are, of course, right, but this is very perverse.

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          Paulustrious Jun 13, 2009 04:33 AM

          When I looked at Amazon it gave a list of things that 'people who bought this also bouth the following'. This included...

          Grapefruiter
          Tomato Corer
          Corn Stripper
          Colour changing egg timer

          Can you imagine their kitchen drawer?

          1. re: Paulustrious
            alkapal Jun 14, 2009 03:46 AM

            i've entertained the concept of a corn stripper.

            but $78 for an egg cutter? riiiiiight! (i wonder how the company derives this price? crazy!).

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          GeezerGourmet Jun 12, 2009 11:22 AM

          The way coolest egg cutter for boiled eggs is the German precision made "Clack."

          See attached photo.

          Also at www.eurocosm.com/Application/Products...

          I got mine from a US source but I haven't refound it yet.

           
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            madkittybadkitty Jun 12, 2009 12:57 PM

            does it really truly reliably work? let me know if it does... i'll be on the hunt

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              GeezerGourmet Jun 13, 2009 02:36 PM

              Works great. Raw eggs too, though messy...
              Matfer now makes a Clack knockoff.

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            madkittybadkitty Jun 15, 2009 06:32 PM

            i'm getting one - haven't decided which. $78 (or even 28 euros) is serious pain for an egg gadget.

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