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Old 05-17-2008, 03:57 PM   #1
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Silicone spatula broke

I was stirring bread dough with it and the handle snapped in half ! The spatula has Hamilton Beach on it. The silicone head lasted but the handle didn't . I can't remember when or where I bought it but it is not new. I have broken wooden spoons too stirring bread dough . I think I will have to use my hands next time, with food grade gloves. Oh well.


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Old 05-17-2008, 04:08 PM   #2
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Careful. If everything you use to stir bread dough breaks, maybe you should think twice about using your hands...

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Old 05-17-2008, 05:25 PM   #3
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William Sonoma has a wood handle that looks sturdy. And Henckel, twin cuisine collection, has a metal handle spatula. Good Luck.
I brake my plastic handles all the time, wacking them against whatever, and I think the dishwasher temps. don't help either.
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