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Slow Sunday

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Late start, slow blogging. I have to admit that I sliced off a piece of my thumb yesterday. I feel so dumb.

I recently got one of these and I’m extremely impressed with how well it works. The “Plus” means that it comes with its own storage box, a definite plus: storage in the box saves space and protects the blades. Here’s a demo of a model that has legs, which mine lacks. (No problem: I generally place it atop a bowl to receive the chopped veggies.)

I have a cut-resistant glove to use on the hand holding the vegetable when I don’t use the food safety holder. I was chopping carrots—very easy, very quick—without the food safety holder and watching how fast they were cut down, thinking, “I probably should go get that glove,” and then I took off a slice of thumb: a clean, deep slice that bled a lot. Ugh. There’s no helping an aged idiot.

So now the cut-resistant glove is tucked into the box holding the V-Slicer, and I have yet again learned a valuable lesson in the remedial class on cutting.

Still: it’s a great device and I’ll use it again today on the carrots, celery, onions, and perhaps anise that I’ll put into chicken soup for The Wife, who has entered her vacation with a bad cold.

So just a little blogging today. Mostly, I’m feeling sorry for myself.

Written by LeisureGuy

21 December 2008 at 9:23 am

Posted in Daily life

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  1. Sorry to hear that… these things happen when you least expect them. Lose concentration for 1/2 a second and BOOM just like that…

    don’t feel sorry for yourself.

    Put it this way… at least you are an expert w/ blades when it comes to the face…


    21 December 2008 at 4:04 pm

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