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Old 02-19-2012, 11:03 AM   #21
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Agreed! Except for the deli slicer. They're evil and want to kill me.

That's your fantasy, not mine.
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:08 AM   #22
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Funny, I never got hurt on a deli slicer...the lettuce shredder and potato cutter and the deep fryer were my nemeses. And the band saw in shop class...
Do your friends call you "8 Fingers?"

I'm lucky mine don't!
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:26 AM   #23
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I already have most of the stuff listed here; deli slicer, mandoline, juicer, deep fryer, etc. I probably could use a double oven stove, but only for holiday cooking. Salamander? I'd rather have a cameleon. They take up just as much room, but you hardly notice them.
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:27 AM   #24
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That's your fantasy, not mine.
Don't have much of a sense of humor, do you?
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:32 AM   #25
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Professional grade or not, I often wonder why a slicer is on so many people's wish list. Personally, I see no use for one in a home kitchen.

My father had one. All it did is take up space. He probably used it as much as twice a year.

So, could somebody explain it to me?
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:40 AM   #26
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For me it would have to be a stove. The heart of cooking... Everything else seems to be secondary to getting the food cooked. And you can get em with a salamander built right in, though I am not sure I want one. Looks like a good way to overcook a steak.
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:52 AM   #27
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Professional grade or not, I often wonder why a slicer is on so many people's wish list. Personally, I see no use for one in a home kitchen.

My father had one. All it did is take up space. He probably used it as much as twice a year.

So, could somebody explain it to me?
Well, they are nice because you can slice just about anything (meats AND vegetables) from razor thin to an inch or more thick, accurately.

That's fine for a commercial application but just not practical for home use.
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Old 02-19-2012, 12:43 PM   #28
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The stove we had in the Vets' House when I was in college. Six burner Wolf with a raised griddle, broiler underneath the griddle, warming shelf and two ovens that would (and did) accommodate a pair of forty pound steamship rounds.
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Old 02-19-2012, 02:13 PM   #29
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Do your friends call you "8 Fingers?"

I'm lucky mine don't!
I took the very tip of my middle finger on the left off...no bone involved. Never felt it, until the school nurse put Merthiolate on it. Now, it still has no feeling and I never put Merthiolate, or anything that will really sting, on the wounds of my patients.

I never did get a cool nickname...
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Old 02-19-2012, 02:15 PM   #30
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I already have most of the stuff listed here; deli slicer, mandoline, juicer, deep fryer, etc. I probably could use a double oven stove, but only for holiday cooking. Salamander? I'd rather have a cameleon. They take up just as much room, but you hardly notice them.
N-O-T allowed to do that when I'm drinking coffee....I not only got the computer, but I got Shrek from across the room...
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