There are things out there.
They call to me from crowded spaces.
They take over my private places.
They multiply without care.
Oh no! They’re coming! Help me! Save me!
Um, yeah, well.
Okay. I confess.
I have a sort of thing for kitchen gadgets. The DH would call it an obsession. It’s not that bad. I swear!
I recently succumbed to the dark urgings and went to the most awesome gadget store on the planet. If you’re looking for a food prep tool and they don’t have it, it probably doesn’t exist. The aisles are narrow. You have to sidle sideways past the other customers and staff. But, the shelves are stuffed full of goodies. You’ll find gadget heaven at Placewares in the St. Lawrence Market in downtown Toronto.
My most recent purchases were on offset spatula and #20 scoop. I have more whisks than you can shake a spatula at, pie weights, a butter curler, a melon baller, even a Microplane. All right—I have two and I want more.
But you know what the most awesome gadget is?
My apple peeler/corer/slicer—it does all three things at once. It brings a tear to my eye.
I own all these gadgets and more. But beware, I’m not afraid to use them.
Are there things out there calling to you?