Good advice from a farmer Written by earwormopera (I really did do a double take for a moment when I read this. I didn’t know that there was a kitchen implement called a mandolin.) Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailTumblrGoogleLike this:Like Loading... 10 thoughts on “Good advice from a farmer” A. Well, with 8 strings, a mandolin probably would make a good veggie slicer/shredder. B. I wonder how many cabbage are in a heard (or herd)? C. If I could pick up a mandolin for 8 bucks, I’d probably start playing again. LikeLike Reply You’d have more processing capacity with a harpsichord. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’d be reluctant to try to do anything with an $8 harpsichord. B. 17 LikeLike Reply Well, yeah, you’d definitely want a KitchenAid for shredding Couperin. LikeLike Reply Of course, it’s harder to store a harpsichord–especially in a smaller kitchen. LikeLike Reply Vegetable mandolin (n): a device for simultaneously slicing vegetables and fingers. If you do buy one of these, I recommend picking up a giant box of sticking plasters at the same time. This is the Voice of Experience speaking. LikeLike Reply A chain mail glove of the kind used in meat and fish processing plants is better. LikeLike Reply Mandolins are what we used before food processors… LikeLike Reply The farmer’s husband (a colleague of mine) explained the operation of the mandolin to me this morning – I think I’ll stick to my knives and food processor. LikeLike Reply hahaha, and here i was trying to imagine how they’re cutting with the mandolin’s strings.. LikeLike Reply Leave a comment Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.