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Manual Nut Chopper : Chop hard walnuts, almonds, soft pistachios, peanuts or cashews with this efficient manual nut chopper. Extra-sharp stainless-steel blades adjust to control level of grind. Turn handle clockwise to chop nuts and create a coarse grind for quick breads, cookies and pastries. Counterclockwise for a fine texture to sprinkle on bars and confections. Base chamber includes measurement markings in 1/3 and 1/4 increments up to 1 1/3-cup and 1 1/2-cup. Airtight seal to store chopped nuts. Nonskid base for stability and easy-grip handle. Dishwasher-safe. Product Features Chop hard walnuts, almonds, soft pistachio, peanuts or cashews Extra-sharp stainless-steel blades adjust for coarse or fine grind Measurement markings in 1/4 and 1/3 increments up to 1 1/3 and1 1/2-cup Nonskid base ensures a steadfast grip while chopping Easy-grip handle Airtight base chamber stores chopped nuts
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Sometimes manual is better!
PostedOctober 23, 2012
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jaz2020
fromBay Area, CA, USA
My Cooking Level:Expert
I have a similar nut chopper but it was not stainless bladed, so have replaced it with this model. For modest quantities of chopped nuts I've never found anything better. It chops more evenly without making a mess, and goes into the DW for cleanup.
+5points
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 Joseph Joseph Flo Oil & Vinegar Cruet Set with Adjustable Flow Control
Joseph Joseph Flo Oil & Vinegar Cruet Set with Adjustable Flow Control
Joseph Joseph Flo Oil & Vinegar Cruet Set with Adjustable Flow Control : Ingeniously-designed Joseph Joseph oil and vinegar cruets let you adjust the flow of oil and vinegar, ensuring just the right amount of flavoring to create the perfect vinaigrette. Top buttons let you control the flow, pouring rich oil or vinegar, lighter in viscosity. Contemporary cruets are an elegant addition to the table. Ergonomic design fits the natural curve of the hand for single-handed dispensing, and makes it easy to distinguish flavorings. Silicone coaster included with this oil and vinegar container set keeps table or linens clean. Ideal to keep alongside stove for flavoring recipes. BPA-free caps. Dishwasher-safe. 11-oz. Originating in 2003 in the United Kingdom, Joseph Joseph is the designer of contemporary kitchenware, internationally recognized for style and technical innovation, and the recipient of multi-award winning designs. Product Features Ingenious design lets you serve the perfect vinaigrette Top buttons adjust flow for precise dispensing of rich oil or vinegar, lighter in viscosity Ergonomic design fits the natural curve of the hand for single-handed dispensing Durable, crystal-clear borosilicate glass makes it easy to distinguish flavorings Silicone coaster keeps table or linens clean BPA-free caps Joseph Joseph is globally recognized for multi-award winning designs. Two brothers masterfully combine form with function to create modern practical tools, unprecedented in style and efficiency
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Drizzles, not pours
PostedOctober 23, 2012
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jaz2020
fromBay Area, CA, USA
My Cooking Level:Expert
This is not the oil dispenser of my dreams, but it will do until I find something better. I use one cruet for canola and one for EVOO.
Pros:
- Adequate quantity of oil, not so much that it will get stale
- Drizzles oil, doesn't pour a big stream. This works as I have non-stick cookware, so I'm never using a lot of oil anyway
Cons:
- Glass – for oil storage, non-transparent would be better. This looks more like something for the table, not for the working cook.
- Mouth opening is so narrow, I'm afraid the DW won't be able to really get it clean/rinsed properly. This is a major design flaw! There was no need to make this opening so narrow, and EVERY NEED to make this set properly DW-cleanable.
+6points
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Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowl with Lid : The most practical prep, serve and storage bowls in your kitchen feature measurement markings and airtight lids to preserve freshness of foods. The stainless-steel mixing bowl with lid keeps ingredients fresh in the refrigerator or pantry and makes it easy to transport food to potlucks. Interior and exterior measurement markings let you easily prepare recipes right in the bowl. With the easy-grip rims and wide, flat-bottom bases, these are the ideal bowls to mix ingredients, make sauces and blend batters. Nonreactive to foods and thick-walled in construction, these bowls serve chips, salads or vegetables, even hot wings right from the grill or deep fryer. Polypropylene lid features a side tab for easy removal. Stainless-steel retains its smooth finish. Hand washing is recommended to maintain the natural luster of the stainless-steel. Product Features Stainless-steel prep, serve and storage bowls with lids are durable for everyday use The airtight lids preserves the freshness of foods in the refrigerator or pantry and allow easy transporting to the table or potlucks Exterior and interior measurement markings let you prepare recipes right in the bowl Ideal to mix ingredients, make sauces and blend batters With easy-grip rims and flat-bottom bases, these bowls are excellent servers for snacks, salads, vegetables or pasta Nonreactive to foods and thick-walled in construction, these bowls can take the heat of hot foods from a grill or deep fryer.
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Heavy, great quality
PostedOctober 23, 2012
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jaz2020
fromBay Area, CA, USA
My Cooking Level:Expert
Pros:
- Rims are very comfortable to hold onto
- They stack neatly inside one another
- They have covers. Covers! Real, actual, sturdy, covers. No more using plastic or foil to seal when I'm storing food in the frig! Much more ecological.
Cons:
- Heavier than my original set (I have carpal tunnel). But clearly these will last forever. Feel like pro quality.
- Covers are airtight but not water-tight; e.g., no turning them upside down and shaking.
My Favorite BrandCirculon non-stick
+3points
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