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Issue 40: An appliance so mesmerizing I almost forgot about the onion recall

Issue 40: An appliance so mesmerizing I almost forgot about the onion recall

Hi there nesstie,

Last night, I threw a few red onions (RIP) into this handheld vegetable slicer, pulled an ergonomic plastic handle attached to a string, and witnessed the most majestic act of mechanical engineering since, well, sliced bread: my long curvy slices transformed into diced bits in seconds, no electricity required.

If you already own this dreamscape of a kitchen appliance, then you know the revelatory experience I’m describing, because you too felt your life get easier with each swoosh of the blades. If you don’t, I can’t stress enough how much of a game changer the $35 ZYLISS Easy Pull Food Chopper and Manual Food Processor is.

Sometimes chopping is therapeutic, especially when I’m getting lost in a home cooked meal with time on my hands. But when you’re meal prepping or cooking right after work and very, very hangry, life hacks are key. And a handy little countertop appliance that makes chopping your vegetables as easy as pulling a string is good incentive to incorporate more fresh produce into your meals. (Just make sure they’re not being recalled for salmonella first.)

I want to buy this thing for all my friends! I want to change lives!! It also apparently “makes great salsa,” according to some other reviewers.

I love physics and chopped onions,

Melanie, editor at The Nessie

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