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Do You Know What These Kitchen Gadgets Actually Do?

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  1. What's this guy for?

    Chef'n / Via bedbathandbeyond.com
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    Carrot Peeler
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    Nutcracker
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    Banana Slicer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Bananza Banana Slicer!

    For people who don't know how to use a knife, or are very particular when it comes to banana slices, the Bananza Banana Slicer quickly cuts uniform banana discs.

    It's the Bananza Banana Slicer!
    Chef'n / Via amazon.com
  2. What's this? (It's not a torture device.)

    Westmark / Via amazon.com
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    Bottle Opener
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    Butter Curler
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    Vegetable Decorating Tool
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a butter curler!

    Why use plain, old pats of butter when you can curl it?!

    It's a butter curler!
    Westmark / Via auravita.com
  3. How about this cute lil' thing?

    Chef'n / Via kitchenandcompany.com
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    Strawberry Slicer
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    Berry Juicer
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    Stem Remover
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Stem Gem!

    The Stem Gem is a "strawberry huller," or a handy tool that rips off the berries' leaves and stems.

    It's the Stem Gem!
    Chef'n / Via williams-sonoma.com
  4. How 'bout this tennis racket looking thing?

    Chef'n / Via amazon.com
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    Potato Masher
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    Avocado Slicer
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    Squash Scraper
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Flexicado!

    The flexible tool features plastic blades that easily slice through an opened avocado.

    It's the Flexicado!
    Chef'n / Via amazon.com
  5. Now, wtf is this?

    OXO Good Grips / Via bedbathandbeyond.com
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    Cherry Pitter
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    Garlic Press
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    Bag Re-sealer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a cherry and olive pitter!

    It does exactly what the name says it does.

    It's a cherry and olive pitter!
    OXO Good Grips / Via bedbathandbeyond.com
  6. What in the world do you use this for?

    Super-Aladin / Via testek.ca
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    Carbonation Infuser
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    Food Smoker
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    Chef's Torch
    Correct!
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    It's a handheld smoker!

    You can instantly infuse meals with smokey flavors, even if they weren't cooked over an open flame.

    It's a handheld smoker!
    Super-Aladin / Via testek.ca
  7. What would you call this?

    R & M / Via amazon.com
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    Cake Slicer
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    Rice Rake
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    Pasta Comb
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a cake breaker!

    This multi-pronged tool is used to slice angel food and other spongy cakes that might compress under the pressure of a regular knife.

    It's a cake breaker!
    Via lehmans.com
  8. What's this thingamabob's name?

    Dine@DrinkStuff / Via drinkstuff.com
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    Micro-Blender Attachment
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    Apple Corer
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    Finger Fork
    Correct!
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    It's a finger fork!

    Apparently, you're supposed to feel like Wolverine when you use one of these.

    It's a finger fork!
    Dine@DrinkStuff / Via drinkstuff.com
  9. Give this a whirl.

    Chef'n / Via overstock.com
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    Muddling Bowl
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    Juice Extractor
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    Herb Stripper
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Zipstrip!

    The Zipstrip speeds up prep work by de-stemming leafy herbs in one fell swoop, and catching all the bits you need in the handy bowl.

    It's the Zipstrip!
    Chef'n / Via overstock.com
  10. What's this thingy?

    OXO Good Grips / Via amazon.com
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    Corn Stripper
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    Cucumber Peeler
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    Egg Holder
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a corn stripper!

    This tool cuts the kernels off the cob and pops 'em into the convenient container for easy serving.

    It's a corn stripper!
    OXO Good Grips / Via amazon.com
  11. Can you name this?

    Via amazon.com
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    Pistachio Opener
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    Cookie Spoon
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    Incorrect
    Peach Pitter
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's The Dipr!

    "The ultimate cookie spoon" lets you dunk your Oreos without dunking your fingers, too.

    It's The Dipr!
    Via amazon.com
  12. And what about this?

    Zak Designs / Via amazon.com
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    Pineapple Corer
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    Dough Cutter
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    Garlic Peeler
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the E-Z-Rol Garlic Peeler!

    The flexible rubber removes the garlic peel after a few rolls back and forth, leaving both your hands and your counter garlic-scent-free.

    It's the E-Z-Rol Garlic Peeler!
    Zak Designs / Via zak.com
  13. What the hell is this?

    Kalorik / Via kalorik.com
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    Beverage Warmer
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    Waffle Stick Maker
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    Vertical Grill
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Rollie Eggmaster!

    Crack some eggs and veggies into this thing and a few minutes later, a roll-up omelette will pop out!

    It's the Rollie Eggmaster!
    Kalorik / Via kalorik.com
  14. OK, what's this?

    Sherwood / Via amazon.com
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    Electric Kettle
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    Electric Milk Frother
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    Electric Juice Press
    Correct!
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    It's a milk frother!

    Turn any cup of coffee into a latte with this device. Just pour in milk, push go, and minutes later it'll be airy and hot.

    It's a milk frother!
    Sherwood / Via amazon.com
  15. And what in the world could this be?

    Via uutensil.com
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    Potato Masher
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    Manual Juice Press
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    Muddling Tool
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Spudnik!

    According to Ãœutensil, the Spudnik "rewrites the rules of mashing potatoes." Instead of pounding potatoes to mash them, you rotate the Spudnik in the bowl.

    It's the Spudnik!
    Via uutensil.com
  16. What exactly is this?

    Joseph Joseph / Via amazon.com
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    Collapsable Measuring Cup
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    Circle Cake Stencil
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    Spaghetti Measuring Device
    Correct!
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    It's a spaghetti measure!

    This tool helps you accurately determine how many servings of pasta you're about to boil.

    It's a spaghetti measure!
    Joseph Joseph / Via amazon.com
  17. And finally, this doohickey.

    Eddingtons / Via omlet.co.uk
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    Egg Cuber
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    Spice Container
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    Omelette Shaker
    Correct!
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    It's an egg cuber!

    Stick an egg in this container after boiling it, pop it in the fridge, and it'll come out square! The idea is a square egg is easier to cut into than a regular, oval one.

    It's an egg cuber!
    Eddingtons / Via amazon.com
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