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View Poll Results: Do you own a pizza cutter?
Yes 57 79.17%
No 14 19.44%
Irrelevant. I never cook pizza. 1 1.39%
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Old September 28 2012, 02:34 AM   #31
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

We make pizza at home quite often.

We have what we call "food scissors". Literally, it's a pair of scissors we have consigned to the food drawer. We cut our pizza with them, much to the chagrin of our family and friends.
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Old September 28 2012, 02:34 AM   #32
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

I do have one which I have never used. It's in the form of the Enterprise and was a gift by a friend.
I only get pizza from the place around the corner and they already cut the pizza. Before that I used a steak knife (I use steak knifes for basically everything, they're great all-round tools) and a fork to do it.
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Old September 28 2012, 02:47 AM   #33
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

For fun, I found this. Here are some of the pizza cutters from that site. I'm sure there are more examples out there.



I wonder how much that thing weights



I think the blade looks small compared to the handle.



Obscene



I think this one is scary, especially if the grease from the pizza gets splattered on the handle making it harder to keep a grip...



Nifty, for those who might like sharks or something like that



Looks like something from the floor of a garage



I wonder how that thing handles, with all the grooves and all.
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Old September 28 2012, 02:51 AM   #34
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

I have two pizza cutters. One of them is better and slices through pizza quite easily. I have used a knife before, but the pizza slides too much for my liking, or I use a fork to hold it still and then it rips apart as I saw through it, so I try holding it with my hand and burn my fingers. I suppose I own a butcher knife, but I've never actually used it, it's hidden in a drawer somewhere. I don't like using big knives, they are kind of scary. I guess I watched Final Destination too many times.

Anyway, pizza cutters are super cheap and cut pizza well (as the name implies), so I've never thought about using anything else.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:05 AM   #35
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The last time I made pizza at home it was the 90's.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:24 AM   #36
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

If by "cooking" a pizza, you include the concept of "heating" a frozen one, yes, I've done it.

As for pizza cutter? Standard kitchen knife. Always have done it that way.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:25 AM   #37
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

Sometimes i wonder if humanity would die out if all food was canned and not a standard can opener in sight.

What's will all the need for specialized tools for everything? I never had a pizza cutter, i eat pizza regularly and i own knives.. where's the problem?
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Old September 28 2012, 03:27 AM   #38
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

yeah, it looks like auntiehills but it's plastic, was a giveaway from a bank (along with a frisbee, a pen and a little tote)
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Old September 28 2012, 03:33 AM   #39
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

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Sometimes i wonder if humanity would die out if all food was canned and not a standard can opener in sight.

What's will all the need for specialized tools for everything? I never had a pizza cutter, i eat pizza regularly and i own knives.. where's the problem?
One $3 implement lets me slice a pizza quickly, easily, with no mess, and it doesn't cause me pain in my wrists like cutting with a knife causes. I can prepare food many different ways, and can create a meal out of next to nothing. I figure that works towards my survival to the point where I can be forgiven for using a specialized kitchen tool.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:34 AM   #40
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The funniest specialized kitchen tool I ever saw was a pasta cooker. A whole machine just so you could cook pasta perfectly. Because a pot somehow doesn't do the trick.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:36 AM   #41
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The funniest specialized kitchen tool I ever saw was a pasta cooker. A whole machine just so you could cook pasta perfectly. Because a pot somehow doesn't do the trick.
I do like strainers, though. Getting hot, boiling pasta off the stove and draining it's just asking for trouble every time you do it. A pasta strainer is nice, and beats using the lid any day.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:41 AM   #42
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Well yeah. You can also let the pasta sit and continue draining as well as use the strainer for a thousand other things.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:41 AM   #43
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Re: Do you own a pizza cutter?

I love George Foreman kitchen grills but the one part of a Foreman I've never had any use for whatsoever is the bun warmer and lid on some of the models. I can't speak for anyone else here who eats hot dogs, but I prefer my hot dog buns to be room temperature...not warm and almost soggy from the heat and resulting moisture of a warmer tray or other mechanism.

I love the contrasts among a firm, room temperature bun fresh out of the package, the hot frank and chili and the cold mustard and ketchup. A soggy, heated bun almost completely ruins a hot dog for me and, quite honestly, gags me a little bit.
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Old September 28 2012, 03:43 AM   #44
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I use a Foreman all the time for chicken breasts. I only heat a hot dog about once every two years, when out somewhere and struck by an urge.
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I use mine for everything. Like cooleddie, I don't use the bun warmer either. I prefer to toss a little butter and cinnamon on the flat skillet, and singe the buns just a bit on the edges.
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