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Wusthof Utility Set, 2 Piece : This 2-piece utility set is a kitchen essential. Gourmet Kitchen Shears and Paring Knife are made in Germany by Wusthof. Each has been exacted to the finest standards of craftsmanship. Shears quarter chicken, portion meat to grill or freeze, cut through vegetables and snip fresh herbs without straining your hands. Zip cleanly through parchment paper. Open stiff plastic packaging, too. Handles pull apart for thorough sanitization and for resharpening of blades, then lock back into place. Open stubbon jar lids and bottle caps using the adjustable gripper teeth below the handle. 3" paring knife is precision-stamped of high-carbon stainless-steel. Blade is laser-tested for the perfect edge and optimum sharpness. Pointed blade works great for peeling vegetables and for small cutting tasks. Handle is double-riveted for lasting strength and performance. 8"L shears and 3" blade paring knife. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Kitchen Shears Product Features Quarter chicken, portion meat to grill or freeze, cut through vegetables Cut cleanly through parchment paper, open stiff plastic packaging Rust-resistant serrated edge blade and bevel edge blade cut evenly and precisely Handles pull apart for thorough sanitization and for resharpening of blades, then lock back into place Polypropylene handles fit either hand for firm control Lifetime manufacturer warranty Paring Knife Product Features Precision-stamped, high-carbon stainless-steel blade is laser-tested for the perfect edge and optimum sharpness Pointed blade is ideal for peeling vegetables and meal preparation Polypropylene handle is double-riveted for lasting performance Made by Wusthof, German manufacturer of fine cutlery since 1814 Lifetime manufacturer warranty
 
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3 / 5
3 / 5
not quite
PostedMay 10, 2013
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pete01
fromSeattle, WA, USA
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Crowd Pleaser
I tend to cook meals that are:Hearty
Cooking Idol/Inspiration:Ina Garten
materials seem less sturdy than the pair of Wustof shears they are replacing.
Price is certainly less and they do come apart (on purpose) but the material makes them seem less durable and may be unable to handle all the tasks presented.
My Favorite Brandcalphalon
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Taylor Thermocouple Thermometer : Scientifically engineered thermocouple thermometer provides accurate temperature reading within 3 seconds and updates every 1/2 second to efficiently monitor cooking progress. The FDA-recommended probe includes advanced tip technology to ensure precise temperature reading within 2 degrees F. Unfolding the 4"L stainless steel probe automatically turns on this cooking thermometer. Turns off by folding the probe into the case. Large, easy-view LCD backlit readout and temperature hold button. Pre-calibrated and includes self-set calibration button. Temperature range: -40 to +572 F and -40 to +300 C. F/C selectable button. Compact for easy use and storage. Stainless-steel probe. NSF-approved. Requires 2 AAA batteries, included. Product Features Scientific thermocouple technology is accurate within -/+ 2 F for precise cooking Temperature updates every 1/2 second to monitor cooking progress 4"L stainless steel probe with FDA-recommended advanced tip technology Unfolding the probe automatically turns on the thermometer Turns off by folding probe into case Large easy-view LCD read-out Temperature range: -40 to +572 F (-40 to +300 C) Temperature hold button F/C selectable button Pre-calibrated and self-set calibration button Battery low indicator on LCD screen
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
good design
PostedMay 10, 2013
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pete01
fromSeattle, WA, USA
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Crowd Pleaser
I tend to cook meals that are:Hearty
Cooking Idol/Inspiration:Ina Garten
this is proving to be a great asset for temping meats - removes the guesswork.
design seems sturdy for years of use.
My Favorite Brandcalphalon
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