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Appliance Theory May 12, 2009

Filed under: bread machine,slow cooker,thrift — Austin Frugal Foodie @ 4:55 pm
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I hope you’ve discovered thrift stores.  They’re not just for collectors.  Many of my kitchen appliances have come—quite cheaply—from the resale shops.  The toaster oven (gotta have one in Texas), Cuisinart ice cream maker, Cuisinart mini processor ($2.50—really!), salad shooter (aka poor man’s food processor), both of my slow cookers, and, OK, almost all of my waffle iron collection.  Too many implements for me to remember, geez or even own, have come into my life via the thrift store.  Do you need a bread machine?  Depending on your requirements a used model may be just right for your kitchen and your budget.  For almost whatever you need, I advise a trip to your local used goods outlet.

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2 Responses to “Appliance Theory”

  1. […] darkens a bit.  Dump out onto a plate or cake pan (cools faster), let cool and grind up in your spice grinder or mortar.  In your still hot pan, add the oil and onions and cook, adjusting heat as necessary, […]

  2. Genny Dalton Says:

    Nicole, where do you go? I don’t really do the thrift store thing, but I admit that I never thought of them for kitchen stuff… That I could get into!


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