[Sca-cooks] A Knife Problem

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 15:53:58 PST 2009

Hmmm....my mother-in-law gave us an electric can opener a number of years
back and it continues to work very well...it's a Krups, and really cool in
that it doesn't cut the top of the can but unrolls the fold around the
edge.  This means that it doesn't have a sharp edge so you don't get
cut...and you can put the lid back on the can if you wish.  We really like


On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 6:45 PM, Terry Decker <t.d.decker at att.net> wrote:

>  *snip*
>> Use one of the old, triangular can openers (from
>> before pull tab cans) to punch a hole in the bottom of that can.
>> *snip*
>> Psst, Stefan... they're called church keys.... or at least that's what we
>> always called them.  Hmmmm I guess that dates me pretty well too lol
>> Elizabeta of Rundel
> Why the whispers?  I still use my church key (worked real nice on the cans
> of evaporated milk for the pumpkin pies).  I still use my P-38 can opener,
> but it's usually on the wrong key ring when I need it.  Both of those are
> 30+ years old.
> In the past two weeks, I've gotten rid of one electric and three manual
> (modern) can openers that couldn't do the job.
> Bear
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