Duck Doesn't Have To Be On the Menu To Use This Adorable Kitchen Timer

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Even if you're roasting a chicken, or just heating up a can of beans over an oil bin fire, it's ok to use this adorable duck-shaped kitchen timer that Finnish designer Eero Aarnio created for Alessi. It's a humorous take on the traditional egg timer that hints at the longtime chicken vs. egg debate.

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You just twist the top half of the duck to set how many seconds you need, and the remaining time will be displayed on a simple LCD as it counts down. But is it adorable enough to warrant a $53 price tag? That's a tough sell.

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Illustration for article titled Duck Doesnt Have To Be On the Menu To Use This Adorable Kitchen Timer

[Alessi via designboom]

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thepixelsnader
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Wow. That's an ugly shape, and does not look comfortable to hold at all. I'll stick with the classic.