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Message 1358063 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 14:58:12 UTC - in response to Message 1357973.

Some good guesses so far.

Cookies no
The item is in its entirety
The background has no "direct" link do it (mild hint)
Canning no
Boil over stopper no

Part of an old coffee maker [I ask out loud with some trepidation]?

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Message 1358085 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 15:36:48 UTC
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Part of an old coffee maker [I ask out loud with some trepidation]?

With no agitation, apprehension, consternation, fear, hesitation, or worry at all, could I refer my honourable friend to my previous reply.

The item is in its entirety

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Message 1358115 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 16:33:00 UTC

Not canning okay, but seems to be for immersing something in boiling water?


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Message 1358188 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 18:17:13 UTC - in response to Message 1358115.

Not canning okay, but seems to be for immersing something in boiling water?

My thought too.

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Message 1358196 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 18:27:02 UTC
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A vintage Jamaican banana boiler?

ROTFLMAO!! Mark, wherever did you dream that one up from?

Old yes, used in water, yes.

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Message 1358204 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 18:44:06 UTC

To poach eggs?
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Message 1358247 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 19:43:33 UTC

With your permission Ladies and Gents, I'm going to give this one to Julie. She pushed me to post another pic, it is as near as dammit to the real use of it, and she has the food correct. It is in fact an old utensil for hard boiling eggs 6 at a time.

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Message 1358266 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 20:10:10 UTC - in response to Message 1358085.

Part of an old coffee maker [I ask out loud with some trepidation]?

With no agitation, apprehension, consternation, fear, hesitation, or worry at all, could I refer my honourable friend to my previous reply.

The item is in its entirety

Ah. I missed that.

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Message 1358267 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 20:11:52 UTC - in response to Message 1358247.

With your permission Ladies and Gents, I'm going to give this one to Julie. She pushed me to post another pic, it is as near as dammit to the real use of it, and she has the food correct. It is in fact an old utensil for hard boiling eggs 6 at a time.

That was what I was going to say after Gary's guess, but Julie beat me to it.

I am quite fine with that.

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Message 1358307 - Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 23:10:32 UTC

Aarrgh!! eggs!

Nice score Julie.
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Message 1358402 - Posted: 19 Apr 2013, 6:40:21 UTC
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Ok. I think this one shouldn't be too hard. I won't be here anymore today but tomorrow I come and check what you guys have found.

What do we use this tool for?

[edit] It's the object on your right.


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Message 1358624 - Posted: 19 Apr 2013, 18:17:07 UTC

It is a potato ricer. It can be used to make incredibly fluffy mashed potatoes. It can also be used to rice potatoes to make gnocchi. I have one very much like it.

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Message 1358794 - Posted: 20 Apr 2013, 5:24:12 UTC

Angela - you beat me to it.
Superb for making anything that requires fluffy spuds :-)
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Message 1358798 - Posted: 20 Apr 2013, 5:42:41 UTC

It reminds Me of an old fashioned popcorn popper that's used near a fireplace, as that's where a kitchen once was near, a fireplace.
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Message 1359316 - Posted: 21 Apr 2013, 11:37:02 UTC - in response to Message 1358798.
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It reminds Me of an old fashioned popcorn popper that's used near a fireplace, as that's where a kitchen once was near, a fireplace.


Thia very true and I wonder what it was like; :)

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Message 1359479 - Posted: 21 Apr 2013, 18:44:28 UTC - in response to Message 1358624.

It is a potato ricer. It can be used to make incredibly fluffy mashed potatoes. It can also be used to rice potatoes to make gnocchi. I have one very much like it.



I thought it was gonna be too easy:)

Over to you, Angela

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Message 1359634 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 3:37:39 UTC

Thank you for the win. This one is probably too easy as well...

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Message 1359635 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 4:11:35 UTC - in response to Message 1359634.

Thank you for the win. This one is probably too easy as well...

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Early 80's Afro pick?

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