The Right Tool for the Job
I have every tool known to man. I won’t take you into my garage right now or into my home office. (I gotta leave something for another blog.) But come into my kitchen for a sec. Kitchen gadgets are a tool-lovers dream. You can pulverize stuff in the kitchen just like you can on your workbench in the garage. Only it tastes a lot better.
My three favorite kitchen gadgets, in order, are:
- The Thunder Stick™. The Thunder Stick is more than just a simple hand blender. It’s 8000 RPM in your hand. Think of the possibilities. With a Thunder Stick you can make granulated sugar into powdered sugar. You can make milk frothy. I really haven’t tested all the possibilities.
- The Vita Mix™. This is a 5-horsepower blender. You can make flour out of wheat. The friction and speed of the blades will boil water! Sure, you can make a nice smoothie with it too. (And if you want to add in some iron, just throw in a Philips head screw!) The recipe book is two inches wide for heaven’s sake.
- A butter knife. It’s smooth.
Jill says I only like movies where someone gets blown away with an automatic weapon or something gets destroyed with explosives. But the fact that a butter knife is on my list of favorite kitchen gadgets proves her wrong.