Just What We Needed Dept: WowBacon

Mark Bittman, Food columnist for the New York Times, describes what he needs in a kitchen: "A stove, a sink, a refrigerator, some pots and pans, a knife and some serving spoons,All else is optional." Yet people keep producing single-function thingies that are rarely used and take up so much space that kitchens have ballooned in size to accommodate them all. (the Unclutterer calls them Unitaskers and just got around to covering our favorite Butter Cutter)

In honor of Yom Kippur, a day where one doesn't eat anything, let alone bacon, I present the WowBacon, a device that does nothing but drape bacon over a vertical divider so that you can nuke it into crispy submission.

But wait, there's more!

As our own bacon connoisseur Ben would say, (and WowBacon does) nothing beats "the mouth watering aroma and delicious taste of freshly-broiled bacon." But they also write:

Dishwasher safe, but after only a quick rinsing of its parts, this enclosed, compact unit can be easily stored out on your counter or in your refrigerator. It's then always ready to provide you with the taste and aroma of freshly cooked bacon in just a matter of minutes.

This is something I have never heard of- storing plastic in the refrigerator. Is this for speed, saving precious seconds by keeping the appliance next to the bacon? Or is it because the fridges have got so big and the cupboards so crowded that there is nowhere else to put it? Ask them at WowBacon. Found on Book of Joe.

More in the Just What We Needed Department:
Just What We Needed Dept.: Seven Things You Don't Want for Christmas
Un-TreeHugger: The Cherry-it Pitter
Un-TreeHugger: USB-Powered Mini Microwave
Un-TreeHugger: Designer Spaghetti Measurer

Tags: Kitchens | Un-TreeHugger