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Apr 30, 2009

COOKING: Gadgets

Did I tell you that I love gadgets for the kitchen? I did? Well here is another one. Sorry about the picture quality. You see I am very short and the flash ends up too close to my subject. My shiny, shiny subject.
Do you know what it is? Of course. It is an olive spoon. I have a special spoon just for scooping olives out of the jar.
See the little slots in it? That lets all the brine drip out before you put it on the plate. Brilliant.
Of course you need one don't you? You think that is something wait until I show you my pickle fork.

8 comments:

Cass @ That Old House said...

Ah, I was guessing a Melon Baller.
(And don't use flash, turn it off!)
Cass

Lori E said...

I am so not a photographer. I didn't even think of that. Duh.

Sandi said...

I have an olive spoon and LOVE it! By the way, I am also short and have flash issues. My daughter told me to stand further back and use the zoom. It works!

Lori E said...

We short people have such issues. We should be compensated for our troubles don't you think?

lindalee said...

Where's my martini glass?

Blondie's Journal said...

Lori,
Got some tips on the flash problem from the comments! Fantastic!

xoxo
Jane
Never heard of an olive spoon but am now on a fervent search!! ;-)

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Lori, all I can say about the flash problem is at least your pants are long enough. I am very TALL, so I don't have those kind of flash problems, LOL.

A olive spoon, I want one! Cool! I love olives!!!!!

Apparently there is a amazing greek deli in Surrey on the King George Hwy, and they have wonderful olives. The owners had stopped by the nursery, and someone mentioned it to me.

Jen

Lori E said...

Lindalee: I will send you one
Jane & Jen: It is so nice not to have olive juice all over your sandwich when you put some on you plate. You will love it.
Jen: King George is a long street. Can you be more specific. Also when White Rock floods again your pants will be up high enough and won't get wet. Sandy and I will however be underwater.

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