Egg-slicers may seem a pretty one-dimensional tool, but DaveHax sets about slicing a few things you might never have imagined in this video. From potatoes to even perfectly sectioned chilled butter, there's actually a lot more to be accomplished by this slicing wires than you might think.
"I'm using this metal slicer because it's nice a strong," the narrator begins. However, egg-slicers come in a range of weights and costs from plastic to stainless. The frame material doesn't matter so much as long as the metal wires remain solid and fairly taut.
But if this video doesn't convince you to fish out your old egg-slicer from the back of the drawer, Food & Wine's Justin Chapple shows you a few more tasty slices. Chapple uses the slicer to evenly prepare mushrooms for items such as pizzas or omelettes. He also slices picture-perfect strawberries, perfect for baking garnishes.
The Feels Like Home blog even gets you ready for the perfect Taco Tuesday, using an egg slicer to cut beautiful avocado slices.
Know someone neglecting their egg-slicer? Pass this along and open a new culinary adventure!