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Old 08-02-2007, 10:04 PM   #11
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I'm chiming in with the Oxo fans. I just have a simple version, and it is my second (I did wear one out!), and you cannot convince me that there is something better for me. I peel potatoes, carrots, mangoes, apples, etc with it and love it.

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Old 08-02-2007, 10:23 PM   #12
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I spent a ton on a ceramic peeler and it did not work worth a hoot, I still like my old slide peeler from the hardware store

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Old 08-02-2007, 10:42 PM   #13
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I love my OXO peeler, too, as well as my OXO garlic press and OXO salad spinner! :)
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Old 08-03-2007, 05:35 AM   #14
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I have both the y-peeler and side peeler, like the side one better. I always peel away from me, which works better for me - letting those tater skins fly - !
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Old 08-03-2007, 07:57 AM   #15
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potato mitts

Originally Posted by silentmeow
Just heard about those tater-mits, the potatoes must be cooked a bit before using the mits which sound like a lot of work to just peel a potato!

I wondered about that when watching the add.
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Old 08-03-2007, 08:03 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Andy M.
Interesting, Allen. I use a conventional peeler on apples and start at the stem and peel in a spiral ending at the blossom end. The peel often comes off in one long strip.

Different strokes...
My great-grandmother peeled apples that way - I was always so impressed with that

We would go to the farm and pick apples from the tree in the yard, take them in and wash them, then she would peel them and make fresh applesauce. Thanks for bringing up a great memory

btw, I use a Pampered Chef veggie peeler for peeling potatoes: The Pampered Chef, Ltd.

I really like the pointed tip you can use to gouge out the eyes of a potato.
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Old 08-05-2007, 05:08 PM   #17
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I have a Kuhn similar to the one pictured at right and love it!
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Mind you, I haven't tried the Tater Mitt


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