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Old 07-30-2014, 09:45 PM   #1
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Question Julienne peeler

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I recently decided to go on a diet, and now I have to eat lots of vegetables. Not much fun, but to somehow diversify the dishes I want to buy a julienne peeler. After not very long search I settled on these two models:

http://www.amazon.com/Deiss-Julienne...dp/B00LKRZ9Y4/
http://www.amazon.com/Kuhn-Rikon-Jul...dp/B0000CEWJD/

But so far still can't decide. What you use or what should I look for? I'd be happy all the advice.

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Old 07-30-2014, 09:54 PM   #2
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I have the first one you listed, and I like it a lot although it's not used often. It does carrots like a dream.
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:12 PM   #3
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I have the Titan peeler and julienne tool, which is similar to the first one. They're also sold by Amazon. Have been very happy with them so far.
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I have a plain peeler, which I use alot. you might want to consider a madoline if you don't have one. I have this one http://www.amazon.com/Swissmar-Borne...rner+mandoline and it works great.
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Old 07-31-2014, 10:16 AM   #5
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Hi,

I recently decided to go on a diet, and now I have to eat lots of vegetables. Not much fun, but to somehow diversify the dishes I want to buy a julienne peeler. After not very long search I settled on these two models:

Amazon.com: Deiss Julienne Peeler & Slicer ★ Ultra Sharp Zucchini Noodles Maker ★ Premium Stainless Steel Shredder, Cutter, Slicer & Peeler - All in One Professional Garnishing Tool ★ Peels Apple, Potato, Carrot, Orange, Radish &
http://www.amazon.com/Kuhn-Rikon-Jul...dp/B0000CEWJD/

But so far still can't decide. What you use or what should I look for? I'd be happy all the advice.
I have something similar (a Titan) I think. OK but not exciting. And mind your fingers when you use it or you'll add skin to the pile of veggies.

I prefer my coarse microplane and my "V"-Slicer. I don't bleed into my food when I use those

And who says vegetables aren't fun? Mix the colours on your plate for interest and to ensure a good range of vitamins and minerals - green, orange, yellow, red, purple. Don't forget that fresh veg such as peas and beans, also supply protein.

You don't have to eat them raw. For example cooked tomatoes contain lycopene (spelling?) which is very good for you. The knack with retaining vitamins in cooked veg is not to over cook them.

Another way of increasing your intake of veg is to make soup with them. Filling, low calorie, yummy and warming in winter (you can also make cooling chilled soup in hot weather).

The other useful thing about veg is that they are inexpensive, (even more so if you grow your own) and pad out the more expensive foods such as meat so you don't need so much on your plate. Veggies are kind - they're good for your hair and your skin so they make you look good AND they save you money. Don't you wish all your friends were like that
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:48 AM   #6
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Thrift store. $1.00
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Old 07-31-2014, 12:25 PM   #7
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Thrift store. $1.00
That looks cool - does it work well?
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Old 07-31-2014, 01:00 PM   #9
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Definitely a cool toys. I should get me one.
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Thrift store. $1.00
Those are shreds, not julienne slices.
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