15 More Insanely Specific Kitchen Gadgets

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You'd think you could do most things in the kitchen with a knife and a good mixing bowl. Apparently not, according to the spate of highly specific single-purpose kitchen gadgets that exist. We showed you a few last month, but it turns out there are so many more horrors that we missed.

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Here's another look into the beating heart of culinary insanity.


Apparently some people are above cutting hot dogs with their own hands. Enter the dog dicer.

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These hard boiled egg molds will turn your ovum into super creepy edible animals heads. Yum!

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Speaking of eggs, why boil a pot of water when you can drop serious cash on an EGG COOKER?

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Or hey, if hard boiled's not your thing, here's an incredibly disturbing egg cracker.

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Oh, right. The Nana Saver is for when you just can't finish that entire banana and want to have a slightly less fresh but still okay-to-eat banana for later.

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Remember, that's just for nanas. For cukes you're going to need this cucumber saver. Totally different animal.

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Where to start with the pomegranate deseeder? How many times a year do you eat pomegranate? How does it even work? Why?

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A dedicated slicer is the only way to get illogically perfect segments of apple.

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Because stacking three ingredients is far too complicated for your average chef, here's a s'mores maker. Not for use over open flame!

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Buy this Ebelskiver pan only if you plan to make stuffed Swedish pancakes on the regular. Or even know what they are.

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Not technically for cooking, but once your fork starts twirling itself, all bets are off.

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You were born with hands but they're too sensitive to heat to handle hot toast on their own. So toast tongs exist.

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Oh, and panini tongs, if you're extra fancy.

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We really have bigger things to discuss if you need a plastic contraption to get an orange peeled.

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This is a brush for mushrooms. Not potatoes. Not carrots. Not any other kind of vegetable. Just mushrooms.

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DISCUSSION

lauren
Lauren Bertolini

Growing up my mother and grandmother had apple slicers and I never thought anything of it. I guess we just really liked efficiently made apple sauce/pie?