Alton Brown, the king of turkey brining, has returned to review some pretty dumb kitchen tools. These gadgets, or “Unitaskers,” as he calls them, are all here to make your lives easier … or are they?
Sure, that Strawberry Slicer looks harmless but don’t let the bright red color fool you. While it’s pretty safe to say a sharp enough knife would do the job this gadget was made for, Brown points out it can be pretty useful in teaching children not to reach for everything that’s pretty.
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The highlight of the video is obviously the iPerfect Meat Shredding Claws because, while not a fork, who doesn’t want to pretend they’re Wolverine while cutting pieces of chicken in the kitchen? They’re not Adamantium or anything, but one can pretend.
The Veggetti is just something no one is comfortable talking about and that Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker is a sad state of affairs, no matter how you look at it. It may even be the worst thing Alton Brown has ever seen!
But the piece de resistance is the Rolli. After a 17-minute wait, our host finally receives that hot egg tube he so patiently waited for. Yep, nothing weird about this at all!