There are recipes that make it seem like I have to mince a mountain of garlic. They taste great, but it's plenty of work. The Mince N' Slice from Progressive offers a fast way to mince, julienne, and slice, without any worries of fingers getting in the way. With a hand guard and inset grooves to keep your vegetables in place, you can prepare ingredients for a meal quickly. The Mince N' Slice even catches everything it cuts in a removable catch tray. If you're slicing a lot of ingredients the catch tray may be a little small, … Read more
Prep work can be so monotonous--boring, even. Anybody who has ever peeled pounds of potatoes or chopped any amount of onions would agree. (Well, OK, onions in particular keep things interesting with their affinity for tear ducts.) That being said, prep work pays off; the reward is almost always worth it. After all, that's why we do it. Sometimes, it's the simple little things that make meals special.
I enjoy a good salad, but I don't enjoy the preparation they sometimes require. Carrots are a delicious ingredient in most any salad, but perhaps more than any other … Read more
I have a killer potato peeler living in my kitchen. It stalks innocent fingers and when least expected, it tries to take a bite out of them. Unfortunately, sometimes it succeeds. Well, look out medieval-torture-device-posing-as-a-kitchen-utensil: Your days are numbered...and I'm in a mood for counting.
Not only does the Trio Tri-blade Peeler from Prepara have a retractable blade, but it also has three blades. A twist of a dial at the base of the unit selects which style of blade is needed. The 'soft' blade setting is used to peel soft skinned produce, such as tomatoes and peaches, … Read more