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Old 01-20-2007, 05:51 PM   #31
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I was in a Target store today, and saw the Vidalia Chop Wizard there, so I said ***!, and bought it.

I got tired of waiting for the website to send it to me. I'll either send it back or give it to someone as a gift if they do.
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Old 01-20-2007, 06:30 PM   #32
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So CHOP something already!!

I've been dying to hear your report on this!

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Old 01-20-2007, 06:56 PM   #33
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I just got it today.

I probably won't use it until Monday afternoon to help make something for dinner. Have to work tomorrow.
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Old 01-20-2007, 06:57 PM   #34
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I think the commercial metal onion choppers (the kind that is mounted on the wall in restaurants) would be the best chopper.
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Old 01-22-2007, 07:57 PM   #35
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I was at BBB today just browsing and saw the same item under the Progressive brand name for $14.00.

There's just one catch - you don't get the extra dicing blade there. So if any or you ever plan to buy it, go to Target. There, it comes with the extra dicing blade
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Old 01-23-2007, 01:47 AM   #36
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Be careful of the "beyond" section at that place, you never know where you'll end up.



Off topic, I do want me that Cold Heat, that looks like a "gadget" I would like to have in the tool box.
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Old 01-23-2007, 04:18 AM   #37
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There ARE some things in there that are very enticing.

I'm surprised that I didn't buy any bowls!
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Old 01-24-2007, 07:34 PM   #38
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Ok guys, I finally got the opportunity to use the Vidalia Chop Wizard, and here's what I found out about it's use;

1. After cutting a large Spanish onion in half, I tried to put it through the small dicing blade. I litrally had to use brute force to try to get it through, but with little success!

2. After cutting the halves in half again, they were a little bit easier to process.

3. I thought to myself; "Why not try the large dicer?", which I did. Another half onion seemed to go through a lot better!

4. My conclusion is, do not try using this item with large half onions unless you use the large dicer because in order to get a finer dice, with the large onions, you MUST use the large dicer.

5. The small dicer can be used only if you cut the large onions in half twice.

But I'd still use it because with the food processor, it easy to over chop the onions and you might end up with mush.
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Old 01-24-2007, 07:43 PM   #39
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for those who like it, fine. But I like to play with my food! give me my chef's knife anytime!
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Old 01-25-2007, 08:07 AM   #40
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Hey, Corey, thanks for the report!

It sounds as if it might require a tad more effort than the commercial leads one to believe (big surprise there), but would be pretty worthwhile if you had a whole lot of things to dice.

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