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Rolling pin rings?

tcamp Nov 1, 2012 09:41 AM

Useful, inexpensive gadget or unnecessary, effete kitchen clutter?

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    hbg1 Nov 2, 2012 10:04 AM

    I had never heard of them until I saw this post. I googled it, and saw that they have some on sale at Crate and Barrel for $2.95. For that price, it sounds like a really useful gadget to me. I ordered them yesterday with in-store pickup, so no shipping, and I'm looking forward to trying them out.

    For reference: http://www.crateandbarrel.com/set-of-...

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      kaleokahu Nov 1, 2012 04:18 PM

      Hi, tcamp:

      Not an absurd idea at all. But why wouldn't a couple of bamboo skewers also work for this? Or maybe the formerly-treasured LiveStrong or WWJD bracelets?

      Aloha,
      Kaleo

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      1. re: kaleokahu
        tcamp Nov 1, 2012 07:27 PM

        Yeah, point well taken.

        I have a tendency to throw good money after bad. Don't really use a particular kitchen item...well, buy something extra and that will do the trick.

      2. iluvcookies Nov 1, 2012 10:39 AM

        I received a set as a gift and find them quite useful. But until I got them, I never even thought about them.

        1. Chemicalkinetics Nov 1, 2012 10:33 AM

          I have no idea. I have seen them many times, but have never used them. I really think it is one of those personal things -- that is, everyone have a different opinion on this, and you won't know your own until you try one.

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            KSlink Nov 1, 2012 09:57 AM

            I asked the same question on another site, wondering if there was something I might already have around the house. Someone suggested rolling the dough out between lids from plastic containers--yogurt, ricotta, etc.......

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              andieb Nov 1, 2012 09:54 AM

              learm something new every day. Had to google to see what they were.. interesting. I am pretty anal, but I don't think I would even purchase..

              1. TeRReT Nov 1, 2012 09:48 AM

                Idea seems fine, but don't think I would use them. Too lazy and stubborn to resort to that, and would probably just use elastics or something else I already have rather than buy single purpose items.

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