"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Cookware and Accessories > Cook's Tools
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-19-2008, 11:14 AM   #1
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Got some new stuff

I couldn't fine a microplane close by, so I ordered one and also got some new cutting "boards". The cutting boards are made from silicon and are non-skid and dishwasher safe, but I don't think even I would put one of these in the dishwasher.... maybe if it will stand up.... Anyway, they are "dedicated" as you can see, so my food safety factor probably increased by 200%

Perfect timing for the microplane. I'm having spaghetti tonight, so we'll see how it does on the cheese.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	new stuff.jpg
Views:	112
Size:	65.2 KB
ID:	3622  
__________________

__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 11:16 AM   #2
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Posts: 3,270
Very pretty Pacanis.
__________________

__________________
Too many restaurants, not enough time...
Bilby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 11:39 AM   #3
Sous Chef
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Philly PA
Posts: 702
new stuff is fun.. those cutting boards are neat! I need some and a mircoplane too.

I got some new (well vintage) stuff yesterday myself... it was like the thrift stores were calling to me I grabbed a litte wagner cast iron skillet and 2 awesome bright colored pyrex bowls.... 2 things I collect, cast iron and pyrex, in one day for a couple bucks=happiness! Also the enameled iron dutch oven I won on ebay came in I cant wait to use it!

Love getting new toys... I am rebuilding from scratch so there are always things to add.
__________________
PanchoHambre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 11:58 AM   #4
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Thanks. I love getting new stuff, too. Even small items.
I remember reading about the DO, Poncho. Glad you won it.

I'm thinking another thing I will like about these cutting boards is how little room they will take up to store them. If I need to cut something and carry it, I will set them on my larger plastic board.
__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 12:26 PM   #5
Senior Cook
 
pugger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 248
Cool Cool

Those cutting boards are cool - Sur La Table? They have that set on sale there right now.
__________________
pugger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 02:20 PM   #6
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Quote:
Originally Posted by pugger View Post
Those cutting boards are cool - Sur La Table? They have that set on sale there right now.

theKitchenStore.com Product Search
__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 05:35 PM   #7
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cicero, IL
Posts: 5,093
Love the cutting boards, and I could use a microplane as well.
__________________
Maverick2272 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 06:09 PM   #8
Master Chef
 
jennyema's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Boston
Posts: 9,281
If those are the thin type of "mat" cutting boards they can do a number on your knives if you use them directly on the counter. Place them on top of a regular cutting board so the surface is softer.

They are pretty.

I'd definitely put them in the dishwasher.
__________________
Less is not more. More is more and more is fabulous.
jennyema is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 06:15 PM   #9
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Quote:
Originally Posted by jennyema View Post
If those are the thin type of "mat" cutting boards they can do a number on your knives if you use them directly on the counter. Place them on top of a regular cutting board so the surface is softer.

They are pretty.

I'd definitely put them in the dishwasher.
Thanks. That's interesting. Here I thought cutting boards saved your counter..... I didn't know it was the other way around.
__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2008, 06:45 PM   #10
Master Chef
 
expatgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Texas girl living in Kazakhstan
Posts: 5,575
Cool looking, Pacanis........what size are yours? I don't see a section for human flesh, however---as I've tried to slice my fingers off several times! :)
__________________

__________________
The only difference between a "cook" and a "Chef" is who cleans up the kitchen.
expatgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.