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Grandpa Witmer Mixes Up The Peanut Butter

Grandpa Witmer's Model 100 Old Fashioned Natural Peanut Butter Mixer 3214

Good peanut butter is essential. But as anyone knows who goes for the good stuff, it tends to separate upon standing. One could use a butter knife to mix up the peanut butter, having it emerge from the jar like some kind of peanut butter club, or one could use Grandpa Witmer’s Old Fashioned Natural Peanut Butter Mixer. Then again, if you use a butter knife as a stirring implement, half of the jar of peanut butter is likely to stick to it, and then you would have to eat it–which really isn’t a bad thing after all.

Product Description
Oil separation is a natural occurrence for non-hydrogenated peanut butter. This innovative new device will easily stir the peanut butter in the original conatiner without splashing the oil. It conveniently cleans the mixing rod upon removal from the jar

March 7, 2011   No Comments

A Whisk That Mashes And Mixes

Progressive International Whisk It

Every day kitchen gadgets get pressed into service for tasks that they have no business performing. However, as seemingly a good idea that it may be to stretch the utility of any particular kitchen tool, more often than not the results are underwhelming—and then the tool that was meant to be used gets up being used anyways…

Saving time (and frustration) in the kitchen, the Progressive International Whisk It is a multitasker that is meant to be. Designed to be used for mixing, mashing and whisking, the unique handheld kitchen gadget makes it easy to get the job done right—the first time.

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December 1, 2010   No Comments

One Turntable And A Mic(rowave Mixer)

Microwave Mixer

The inside of a microwave isn’t something to play around with. Unless of course, what you’re cooking needs mixing. While it isn’t advised to pop your hand in there while the machine is on (a not-so-easy trick), there is a clever gadget that works in tandem with the rotating turntable your microwave probably already has.

The Microwave Mixer is a handy utensil that sticks to the roof of a microwave staying in place via a suction cup. As the turntable rotates, the gadget stirs what is in the bowl. Much better than walking around with one radiation-enhanced superhero mutant hand anyways.

(Via Oh Gizmo! and Book of Joe)

November 9, 2010   No Comments

Twist Whisk promises more than hot air

Twist Whisk 10

Air turbulence isn’t always a bad thing. While the aerodynamically sensitive industries surrounding planes, trains and automobiles may disagree about that, cooking is all about moving air. One might think that usually cooking concerns the movement of hot air in particular, but not in this case.

The Cuisipro Twist Whisk may look like loopy red licorice vines sticking out of a handle, but these silicone-wrapped wires aren’t going to be very tasty (or easy to eat). Designed to create more movement of air while mixing, the textured nature of the of the wires carry with them the promise of increased efficiency, resulting in reduced whipping and mixing time. Forget the mysterious black box material, if Red Vines licorice makes things go faster, maybe they start making airplanes out of candy.

January 16, 2010   No Comments

Bullet Express: Not just for men

Bullet Express Meal Machine

Considering the name and uh, styling, of this kitchen appliance, I’m not sure if this is designed with men or women in mind, but either way the strong and powerful machine happens to be versatile too.

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September 18, 2009   1 Comment

A variety of pastas straight from the stand mixer


If you’ve got a stand mixer, then you are already aware of what a help it can be in the kitchen. The machine has been a favorite of home cooks for generations, and for good reason: stand mixers are capable of producing anything from whipped cream to walnut bread. However, the real versatility of the classic kitchen gadget shines through when used in conjunction with the myriad of available attachments.

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September 2, 2009   No Comments