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Old 25.04.2018, 13:13
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......No it's great beside the fact that it uses the batteries really fast then it sounds more again like an old mop Brg...TTT....TTttt *silence*. At that point I fully agree, what a stupid accessory!
What happens when the batteries go dead and you don't have any spare ones in the house (and it's after 20.00h in Switzerland ).
Bland food?
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Old 25.04.2018, 13:13
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Electric salt and pepper set.

Snork.
Not as funny as you seem to think.... I have electric salt and pepper mills, and they're very useful when cooking and at least one hand is mucky. Saves constantly having to wash my hands to use a manual (two-handed) mill.

The Migros sells 'em, about 25 francs each and they take rechargsble batteries if the environment a concern. Batteries last ~4 years with several times daily use.
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Old 25.04.2018, 13:17
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Re: Some UK stores still have no idea when it comes to shipping/customs pricing in CH

It is actually a totally obsolete product. The electric fork can also emulate a salty flavor: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-t...-salty-flavor/

Open question is if you would need two electric forks to emulate the tase of pepper and salt.
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Old 25.04.2018, 13:27
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Old 25.04.2018, 13:34
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It is actually a totally obsolete product. The electric fork can also emulate a salty flavor: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-t...-salty-flavor/

Open question is if you would need two electric forks to emulate the tase of pepper and salt.
"When a user places the head of the fork on their tongue, they can press a button on the handle to deliver one of three levels of electric current".

Sounds, err... wonderful.
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Not as funny as you seem to think.... I have electric salt and pepper mills, and they're very useful when cooking and at least one hand is mucky. Saves constantly having to wash my hands to use a manual (two-handed) mill.

The Migros sells 'em, about 25 francs each and they take rechargsble batteries if the environment a concern. Batteries last ~4 years with several times daily use.
I agree. I got a set for free as a promotion from WMF and thought it was ridiculous but it turned out to be really handy to use with one hand. Also it distributes the salt evenly and last but not least, the children love it while they help with the cooking.

The downside is the battery use but there are rechargeable batteries.
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Old 25.04.2018, 14:24
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"When a user places the head of the fork on their tongue, they can press a button on the handle to deliver one of three levels of electric current".

Sounds, err... wonderful.
Food science seems fun!



I'm going to charge my fork and test if it's salty immediately, I will post the
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Old 26.04.2018, 08:33
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Re: Some UK stores still have no idea when it comes to shipping/customs pricing in CH

Extremely interesting and amusing how 99% of you are happy having multiple redundant gadgets at home (most people don't even realise the extent of this) but the thought of an electric salt and pepper grinder is somehow outrageous? Heh.

Anyway, just to make those who commented to mock and moan look more of a plonker than usual, my reasons for this purchase are purely medical as I have suffered from moderate to severe RSI (depending on the month) since my early 20's, and with the amount of cooking I do even brief regular usage of a manual pepper grinder causes me discomfort. Zero sympathy expected or required, it is what it is and I am used to living with it.

"Snork", indeed.
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<< Each mill operates with 4 x AA batteries>>
Not ecoconscious.
"Batteries not included"


add a further CHF 7.- before you can even start seasoning your meal
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Old 26.04.2018, 08:50
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"Batteries not included"


add a further CHF 7.- before you can even start seasoning your meal
Seriously? Who doesn't have at least a small stock of rechargable batteries at home?

Unless you don't care about the environment and use only disposable batteries, of course. Or unless you never owned anything needing batteries, which especially concerning women I highly doubt.
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Unless you don't care about the environment and use only disposable batteries, of course. Or unless you never owned anything needing batteries, which especially concerning women I highly doubt.
No need to be crass, you're mother would not be proud, I am sure.
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No need to be crass, you're mother would not be proud, I am sure.
Need and want are two very different things.
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Old 26.04.2018, 10:45
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Re: Some UK stores still have no idea when it comes to shipping/customs pricing in CH

This thread has me thinking that we (EF) should set up a post box in England, have our stuff shipped there, and then when any of us makes a trip there, pick it up all up at once.


Either that, or we offer to get stuff when traveling there anyway. I know I'll be in London in mid-June.
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Old 26.04.2018, 11:41
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This thread has me thinking that we (EF) should set up a post box in England, have our stuff shipped there, and then when any of us makes a trip there, pick it up all up at once.


Either that, or we offer to get stuff when traveling there anyway. I know I'll be in London in mid-June.
I'll have crumpets. Thank you.
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I'll have crumpets. Thank you.
Get four of these and you'll find they're a doddle to make at home. Plus they taste better.
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Old 26.04.2018, 12:01
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Get four of these and you'll find they're a doddle to make at home. Plus they taste better.
I've been practising and so far they did not taste better, to put it politely
(I almost forgot what the real stuff tastes like)
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