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handy-dandy strawberry tongs

Friday, May 30, 2014

After my post about strawberries yesterday, I was commenting to a couple SparkFriends about the tongs I use to hull my beloved strawberries.

I think they were designed for olives. But with the little teeth at the end they work beautifully for hulling strawberries. I pick off the leaves with my fingers, then stab the tongs in, squeeze, twist and pull. Presto.

I got them years ago at a store called The Alley. Amazon had them for a while but I could not find them yesterday when I searched for them there.

Edited to add:

Amazon does have them!
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    Very cool!
    880 days ago
    What a great idea! The only other tool I've ever seen for that was at a specialty kitchen gadget store:

    Of course, long fingernails work too (although it does make a nail brush an absolute necessity)!

    880 days ago
    those are awesome! And probably much less waste than I have trying to eat around the leaves and stem!
    880 days ago
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