The ever-honest Alton Brown, celebrity chef and “Thyme Lord” offers humorously hyperbolic commentary The Daily Dot as he reads aloud reviews for several specialized kitchen gadgets that he refers to as “unitaskers” and how they work. Or don’t.
Kitchens across America are filled with clutter-inducing demons. Meat-handling claws? A strawberry slicer? These products actually exist, and they each come with a treasure trove of reviews on Amazon from people who either love or loathe them. We asked celebrity chef Alton Brown to compare his feelings about some of these single-use gadgets—what he calls “unitaskers”—with some of the best/worst of Amazon’s reviews.