[Sca-cooks] OOP New Toy Acquisition, was, Re: What to do with 55 egg whites?

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 08:11:44 PST 2009

Congratulations on your new toy!  Enjoy!


On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius <
adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:

> On Feb 7, 2009, at 9:56 AM, Johnna Holloway wrote:
>  If she has the heavy duty mixer,
> Oooh! Oooh! Oooh! You just reminded me! I finally broke down and bought on
> eBay something I've been lusting after for years and years: a gently used (6
> months in a sandwich shop chopping onions and celery for tuna salad every
> other day -- the foodservice equivalent of the Little Old Lady From Pasadena
> Driving To Church On Sundays -- no wonder they went out of business!) Robot
> Coupe R2. The Mother of All Food Processors. Approximately half of list
> price.
> It's got more than twice the horsepower of the typical home Cuisinart (the
> original Cuisinart was based on Robot Coupe designs, then manufactured by
> Robot Coupe in a peculiarly incestuous relationship between them and the
> inventor, each essentially having the other by the legal short hairs). It
> looks rather like a Cuisinart, except it appears to have a little bitty
> one-cup bowl on top, and then you realize it's the same bowl, more or less,
> as on the twelve-cup Cuisinart, and it's the motor housing that's
> gi-normous. Mine comes with said bowl, the standard propeller blade, and a
> shredding disk, plus a continuous-feed chute/ejector-nozzle thingy (think of
> a giant Salad Shooter) to go with the shredder disk. More blades and disks
> are available, and for the truly psychotic, heavy-duty opaque plastic, and
> even stainless steel, versions of the bowl.
> Of course, it will arrive _after_ I've turned out the eight or ten pounds
> of English banger filling, which it would have done in about one minute...
> as currently configured, it's probably no good for beating egg whites, but I
> suspect there's an attachment available.
> Adamantius
> "Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls, when we
> all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's bellies."
>                        -- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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