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Kitchen Acquisitions

Discussion in 'Food and Drink' started by Andy, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. zwiefel

    zwiefel Rest in peace brother

    I've been using one for a couple of years now. They cook food about 3-4 times faster then standard pressure. It took a bit of digging to figure out why. It's because increasing the pressure increases the temperature at which water boils....and this includes the water inside the food....if not for the later fact, it would just be a 240F oven. :)
  2. John Fout

    John Fout Founding Member

    Got a new krups burr grinder. The Cuisinart that I've had for five years died. The krups is much nicer :)
  3. schanop

    schanop Founding Member

    Just got a shiny Magimix P√Ętissier. I have been considering a stand mixer for a while, and recent restart in baking piques my interest in getting one up. Down here eBay has 20% off father's day code for a few participating stores, and I just found this Magimix P√Ętissier on one of the store. Besides the usual food processor that Magimix is famous for, it also claims to do dough kneeding very well. So, here it goes.

  4. James

    James smarter then your average duck Founding Member Gold Contributor

  5. schanop

    schanop Founding Member

    Nice score, James.
  6. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  7. Jeffery Hunter

    Jeffery Hunter Founding Member

    Great pan @James Have you restocked your entire kitchen of late?
  8. Jeffery Hunter

    Jeffery Hunter Founding Member

    Finally picked up a new pasta machine[​IMG]
  9. Toothpick

    Toothpick #2 since day #1 Founding Member

  10. schanop

    schanop Founding Member

    Just bought a trash condition Filarmonica 13 as my new bread razor :jump

  11. Bill T

    Bill T Founding Member

    A bread razor? Am I missing something? We use straights on bread now?
  12. schanop

    schanop Founding Member

    Yes, sir. Ms. Lucretia uses a bread razor as well. Many people use disposable blade for their lame, why not a straight for knife nuts.
  13. schanop

    schanop Founding Member

    Summer is almost officially here, but last Friday it was 41*c (106*f) here in Sydney. So, it is time for some cool desert.
  14. apicius9

    apicius9 Founding Member

    Great toys. Never heard of Magimix, is that an Aussie company? Myself, I tried to lay low a bit with spending for a while, but I backed a Kickstarter 'Meater' meat thermometer a while ago that will hopefully show up eventually - a gizmo that communicates with my phone when the meat is done, couldn't resist. And today I almost made it through Black Friday without shopping, until Amazon had an Instant Pot on sale for $79 shipped. I have a regular pressure cooker, but this thing gets such rave reviews, that I had my eyes on it for a while. Sorry, no pictures, yet, I will be moving soon and had them shipped to my new address, I will open them under the Christmas tree...

  15. schanop

    schanop Founding Member

    Stefan, Magimix is a french company, robot coupe if you wish. Robot coupe is their industrial side, while Magimix is domestic.
  16. Sorry for the terrible pic. This is a baking steel by a company called Dough Joe: 15 X 15 X 1/2" and weighing in at 33 pounds. Takes a looooooong time to heat up, of course, but blazes through pizzas and breads like nobody's business and of course helps stabilize the temp in my creaky gas oven.

  17. schanop

    schanop Founding Member

    That's a little beast, doc. Hopefully, your wire rack won't give in.
  18. Beast is exactly right, schanop. After breaking my third pizza stone, I decided I needed something a bit more substantial. So far the rack is bowed (it bends even more if the steel sits dead center, which is why it's off to the side) but holding...
  19. butch

    butch Founding Member

    looking over this thread i cant believe i have not posted abotu my USA made pressure canner/pot its a magnificent thing and i will get pictures soon
  20. Jeffery Hunter

    Jeffery Hunter Founding Member

    Got a nice new toy yesterday that I look forward to getting to know [​IMG]

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