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Foldable Kitchen Scale Maximizes Counter Space

Foldable Kitchen Scale (Images courtesy Pro-Idee)
By Andrew Liszewski

Kitchen gadgets can be as fun as any piece of high-techery you have around the house, but what’s the point of a counter full of gizmos when there’s no room left to actually cook? Well at least this Foldable Kitchen Scale won’t be in the way. It can handle loads up to 6.6 lbs providing measurements in 1g units, but folds up to a footprint no larger than a spice shaker. It’s powered by 2 x AAA batteries which are good for about 6 months of average use, and besides providing weight measurements it’s also got a 60 second timer, though that might be a mistake in the copy since I’m not sure what you could really cook in just 60 seconds. (Flash fry a buffalo with 20 seconds to spare?) ~$55 from Pro-Idee.

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  • nenriel

    I can never decide if I want to blow all my money on kitchen-gadgets, video games, or computer parts…this is not making my decision any easier.

  • charliehorse43

    It cool and all but is it worth it.

  • EspritOuvert

    The timer seems like an afterthought. 60 seconds isn't very useful, unless you start playing board games in the kitchen.

  • mcman

    I'm sure drug dealers will love it.

  • Jessicat

    haha and they can easily hide it since it's so small.

  • chaosoldier

    and all that white powder will be passed over thinking it's flour or sugar

  • ojone87

    this is really cool, and if i ever spent any time cooking meals i might actually want one.

  • mcman

    Or cocaine! Ha, ha, ho, ho! Oh wait….Doh!

  • franco1975

    In my house, this will break in 1 month. I live with barbarian!!!!

  • TongBlack

    Apparently the barbarian's disuse of articles in his/her sentences has rubbed off on you!

  • dubzilla

    this is what i have been waiting for a scale/ timer/ big ninja star

  • dubzilla

    this is what i have been waiting for a scale/ timer/ big ninja star

  • click down

    What a fantastic post! This is such good information for everyone! I always explain the importance of correct measuring to my students when I teach classes…it makes such a difference!
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