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Alton Brown reviews Amazon’s dumbest kitchen gadgets

The celebrity chef weighs in on single-use kitchen gadgets.


Allison Keves


Kitchens across America are filled with clutter-inducing demons. Meat-handling claws? A strawberry slicer? These products actually exist, and they each come with a treasure trove of reviews on Amazon from people who either love or loathe them.

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We asked celebrity chef Alton Brown to compare his feelings about some of these single-use gadgets—what he calls “unitaskers”—with some of the best/worst of Amazon’s reviews.

★ Strawberry Slicer:

★ Nonstick Edge Brownie Pan:

★ Meat Shredding Claws:

★ The Veggetti:

★ Breakfast Sandwich Maker:

★ The Rollie Egg Cooker:

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