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Old 10-22-2008, 05:02 PM   #21
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Have you been watching Gallagher?
No lately. The dog would take care of the bits. lol
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Old 10-22-2008, 06:31 PM   #22
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Don't Kirby vacuum cleaners have an attachment that does that? Nozzle with interchangeable blades...just sucks up a tater and VOILA!...French fries?
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Old 10-22-2008, 06:41 PM   #23
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Well, the one large pepper and two small onions results were less than perfect. The bowl (?) was only half full with the rough cut pieces (not 1 inch though) and could not draw down all the onion on top. I ended up finishing that by hand after digging it out. To pulse anymore would have really pulverized the pepper.
The meat I did cut into 1 inch pieces and the results were exactly what I was looking for. Some small pieces and some kinda shredded. So again, not very uniform. So I'm learning what a FP can and cannot do.
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Old 10-23-2008, 09:29 AM   #24
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It will not do anything uniformly unless it's a type of liquid or mixture like dough or breadcrumbs.

I could have those veggies diced up with a knife before you could plug the FP in.
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Old 10-23-2008, 09:35 AM   #25
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It will not do anything uniformly unless it's a type of liquid or mixture like dough or breadcrumbs.
Well that is sort of true. With the standard blade attachment I will agree with the above statement for the most part, but if you use the slicing disk then you will get very uniform slices of foods, especially veggies like carrots and zucchini.
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Old 10-23-2008, 09:59 AM   #26
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Yeah, those slicing blades are pretty cool. When I was looking to buy I liked the Wolfgang Puck FP because the slicing blade was adjustable for thickness. Expensive FP though, more than what I needed.
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Old 10-23-2008, 10:06 AM   #27
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When I was looking to buy I liked the Wolfgang Puck FP because the slicing blade was adjustable for thickness.
Now that is really neat. That would take away the need of having a mandolin.
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Old 10-23-2008, 10:18 AM   #28
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Well that is sort of true. With the standard blade attachment I will agree with the above statement for the most part, but if you use the slicing disk then you will get very uniform slices of foods, especially veggies like carrots and zucchini.
Oh, my "attachment disc" blew apart in it's first use so I never had the pleasure of using it other than like a glorified blender. It was pretty good for the 2 seconds it grated some cheddar cheese.
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Now that is really neat. That would take away the need of having a mandolin.
For some things, I need mine for these sheets of eggplant though.

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Old 10-23-2008, 10:32 AM   #30
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Yeah, obviously your food needs to fit in the tube.
Now don't you guys get me started on looking at mandolins.....
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