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Jan 2, 2014 12:37 AM

Anybody else got a kitchen supply made in the shape of their State?

I was interested in knowing if anyone else had some kind of kitchen supply made in the same shape/form as their State. I can easily imagine things made in the shape of the States of California, Florida & especially Ohio. You know, it's kind of fit that the State of Florida has an area called the Panhandle, so it would be interesting to have the State with the Panhandle actually have something similar to it actually made for it, ya know? Anyways, I've got a few things including a cutting board crafted in the shape of the beautiful State of Ohio. It's truly a perfect fit! Do any of you guys have a related supply to your State too?

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  1. I admit, I wasn't sure what you were talking about at first. I was thinking "who has a kitchen supply store shaped like a state?" LOL.

    Anyway, my sister - a few Christmases ago - gave me and our other sisters cutting boards shaped like Vermont.

    I read an article about this woman who forges cast iron pans shaped in whatever state you want. They look super cool. Here's the link to the site:

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    1. re: breadchick

      I saw those a while ago. Not cheap! And Virginia is kind of a useless shape.... Arizona could be usable though.

      1. re: Kontxesi

        I was going to weigh in on my state, Virginia. Shape is not at all conducive to kitchen items without rounding edges considerably. And forget about the Eastern Shore.

        1. re: tcamp

          We have the silliest state. I've always thought the Eastern Shore should be part of Maryland....

          1. re: Kontxesi

            There can't possibly be a useful item in the shape of Maryland.

            1. re: Veggo

              Maryland bamboo cutting board. Reminds me of when we were in elementary school mumble years ago. Any failed artwork would become an ashtray. ;-).

              Maryland shaped bamboo cutting board

              Maryland shaped cookie cutter

                1. re: Antilope

                  Oh my god. I bet the company had a tough time deciding this.

                  1. re: Chemicalkinetics

                    Rhode Island would be equally challenging, and I'm not sure about Michigan's upper peninsula.

                  2. re: Antilope

                    That's a good way to teach/influence young kids to smoke

            2. re: Kontxesi

              Yeah, and NY is one of the pricier ones. I imagine I could put a single sausage in Long Island...

              1. re: breadchick

                Most ridiculous skillets are WY and CO. Not the shape, they are the most useful IMO. But $700 for what is, essentially, a simple square skillet.

                1. re: Sirrith

                  Sounds quite a bit too costly for just a custom shaped thing.

            3. re: breadchick

              "I admit, I wasn't sure what you were talking about at first. I was thinking "who has a kitchen supply store shaped like a state?" LOL. "
              That's what I thought too.

              1. I have a cookie cutter in the shape of my state. I have a wooden hot box in the shape of Michigan and a cutting board in the shape of the place I grew up.

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                1. re: foodieX2

                  I think that those could work very well for most if not all States. Good for Christmas snacks too.

                2. I don't have one, but Amazon sells a California shaped bamboo cutting board:

                  1. We have a cutting board shaped like a buffalo, for Buffalo, NY. I've seen a lot of state shapped items, but I now live in OK which has a panhandle, so every pan is shaped similar haha.