Alton Brown Decries Dumbest 'Unitasking' Kitchen Gadgets

It has one job. It does it. Sometimes it doesn’t. But if it does, sometimes the one thing it does can be done far better by things you already own. If it doesn’t, then it has no reason to exist.

When it comes to highly specialized kitchen gadgets, chef and TV food explainer Alton Brown is very disappointed in us, because we haven’t figured that we’ve been had.