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steeley
06-10-2012, 03:51 AM
One of those things you find in a lot of antique stores .
often used inside wooden bowls.

http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/09/w3X1c.png
Meat Masticator I see a t-shirt coming. 1898

reference to Beatty's cleavers
http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/09/wiz6L.png

steeley
06-10-2012, 03:54 AM
http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/09/eOIhN.png

http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/09/mPdyE.png

Dave Martell
06-10-2012, 11:53 AM
This has been something that's puzzled me for years. I can't figure out why these were so popular and then why they stopped being used.

El Pescador
06-10-2012, 12:11 PM
This has been something that's puzzled me for years. I can't figure out why these were so popular and then why they stopped being used.

Modern Dentistry...

sachem allison
06-10-2012, 02:20 PM
Dave they still make them, its called a rolliechop or something and the mezzaluna

Pensacola Tiger
06-10-2012, 02:26 PM
The sale of ground meat in supermarkets resulted in the loss of popularity of these mincing knives. Same principle as coffee grinders and ground coffee.


This has been something that's puzzled me for years. I can't figure out why these were so popular and then why they stopped being used.

Birnando
06-10-2012, 02:26 PM
No wonder it is still used.
Nigella Lawson uses one on her show regularly..
(British tv-chef...ish)

sachem allison
06-10-2012, 02:29 PM
No wonder it is still used.
Nigella Lawson uses one on her show regularly..
(British tv-chef...ish)
totally hot, but an ass like a semi truck

mano
06-10-2012, 02:36 PM
"This has been something that's puzzled me for years. I can't figure out why these were so popular and then why they stopped being used."


7775

http://rhinoknives.com/Rhino-Chop-RhinoKnives-vegetable-meat-chopping/Rhino-Chop-RhinoKnives-Knife.html


I don't get it but maybe someone else here does.

Dave Martell
06-10-2012, 02:40 PM
This has been something that's puzzled me for years. I can't figure out why these were so popular and then why they stopped being used.


The sale of ground meat in supermarkets resulted in the loss of popularity of these mincing knives. Same principle as coffee grinders and ground coffee.



That makes sense. Now I wonder why I couldn't have thought of that on my own? :D

Crothcipt
06-10-2012, 06:57 PM
When the whole "rocknchop" knife came out I was looking for a mezzaluna. With all the blades why would you want a rock n chop then? :vmc:

steeley
06-17-2012, 02:03 AM
Landers fray & clark meat slicer 1800

http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/16/HlqN2.jpg

ecchef
06-17-2012, 09:32 AM
"This has been something that's puzzled me for years. I can't figure out why these were so popular and then why they stopped being used."


7775

http://rhinoknives.com/Rhino-Chop-RhinoKnives-vegetable-meat-chopping/Rhino-Chop-RhinoKnives-Knife.html


I don't get it but maybe someone else here does.

The guy that made this abomination doesn't even get it.

Benuser
06-17-2012, 06:57 PM
totally hot, but an ass like a semi truck
You didn't notice the extreme violence she applied when mincing...These blades were meant for herbs, not for Nigella.

steeley
06-17-2012, 07:22 PM
For your consideration .
http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/17/FLP1N.jpg

http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/17/xUwFG.png

http://limepic.com/img/2012/06/17/VE0LM.jpg

cnochef
06-17-2012, 07:28 PM
Canada's Inuit people that live in the North use a similar knife called an ulu.

Tristan
06-17-2012, 10:38 PM
I think the producers make Nigella rock out the double handle just for rating purposes.

El Pescador
06-18-2012, 12:28 PM
I think the producers make Nigella rock out the double handle just for rating purposes.

she makes me think of motorboats.

knyfeknerd
06-18-2012, 12:47 PM
she makes me think of motorboats.

Haha !!! +1

Still-edo
06-18-2012, 06:08 PM
https://slapchop.ca/images/slapchop-ca/6fcdb534-ae12-44ff-b4e4-94d17849733f.jpg

Recently my buddy's gf miss placed this. She sent out a mass text to everyone who had recently visited the house to no avail. That week great famine ravaged that house. Boyfriend and girlfriend became bitter enemies. Friendships were strained with the weight of suspicion. Blame shot into random directions like bullets shot by a gun wielding toddler.

It was rumored that slapchop hid behind the ever growing mound of tupperware long forgotten. And it was there peace was found once again.

Mincing knives ain't no joke.

SpikeC
06-18-2012, 08:37 PM
Is that jaw augmented?

Tristan
06-22-2012, 08:31 AM
Is that jaw augmented?

Probably buffalo horn implants.

birdeye
06-29-2012, 05:22 AM
Reminds me of this traditional "knife" here in Finland, it's called Petkele.

http://www.kanervanpuutuote.com/tuotteet/rasiat/40232.jpg

It's used to finely chop vegetables, used together with a special box made for the purpose. They used to have these in every household.

http://www.kanervanpuutuote.com/tuotteet/rasiat/40220.jpg

I have seen this used for only one dish. It's a traditional Christmas dish, a sort of salad comprised of potato, carrot, beetroot (all cooked), onion, apple and pickled cucumber. Only the first three ingredients are obligatory, the rest varies by family and region. Pickled herring may also be added. Served with a sour cream based sauce, or not. Personally I don't see how anyone would use it in place of a proper knife. Or maybe it's just me, but I find it very clumsy to use. I'd be really interested to know what my ancestors were thinking.

The more common form of this tool is this one. Yes, both of these have the same name. The anatomy is pretty much the same, except for the longer handle. It's used for breaking ice and trimming (peeling) logs. For hacking ice it's excellent, no complaints. For the most of the year there is more ice than food anyway... maybe that's how the small culinary use petkele was born. No need to learn fancy schmancy cutting techniques, just hack away at the food. :viking:

http://www.puuilo.fi/cat/images/petkele_0809_ec0.jpg

steeley
06-29-2012, 06:20 AM
Never seen that before thank you for sharing .