Following on from yesterday’s post there are always those gadgets in our homes that were made for one use but when you explore the possibilities there are so many other fuctions they can perform.
For Example, we own a coffee grinder, nothing unusual about that except that when I bought this item I sellected one that had a detatchable grinding bowl. The idea behind this function is to make it easy to clean but the reason I wanted this feature was so I could purchase a spare grinding bowl that I could use it to grind spices to make my own spice blends for cooking curries etc. I thought it was advisable to have a separate bowl for this so the strong spice favours wouldn’t taint the flavour of the coffee.
I have since found several other uses for this extra bowl such as whipping small quantities of cream, making bread crumbs and grinding nuts for a cake recipe. I am sure that I will discover many more uses as time goes by but already I am very happy with the functionality of the object.
If anyone out there has a similar story of a gadget they have found an “outside box” use for I would love to hear about it so I can share it with my readers and maybe we might all learn to get more use out of some of the items we own and possibly eliminate the need for other items that only duplicate the same function.
ITEM 112 OF 365 LESS THINGS
As I am clearly not about to part with my coffee grinder this pair of GP boots is today’s contribution to the 365 less things