I mentioned before that my kids love boiled eggs, but I forgot to mention this little gadget I found at a rummage sale for 25 cents.
UPDATE: This post has been featured on another site under the title “15 Weird Kitchen And Cooking Appliances Are Pretty Much Useless.” Of course it’s useless. It’s a novelty item. It’s fun, not functional. I paid a quarter for it. And it’s not an appliance under any stretch of the imagination.
It’s a tiny little vice-like plastic egg cuber. Seriously. It turns boiled eggs into squares. You boil the egg, peel it while it is still warm, pop it in the square shaped compartment and screw down the lid. Refrigerate for a few minutes and you get this: (okay. I accidentally froze mine. That’s why the sides are so wrinkly.)
Then, you send it to school in a kid’s lunch box or slice it in half and serve on a plate of deviled eggs and when asked about it, you make comments like, “ouch. that had to hurt.” or “I don’t know. It just came that way.” Any other suggested responses would be MUCH appreciated.
If you pop the gadget into the freezer to chill it, you can speed up the process and cube more than one before the eggs cool off too much. The cube isn’t quite as square after the egg is cool. I hope I run across another one so I can make more than one at time.
And of course, someone put a video on youtube.
I may not be able to make square watermelons, but I can make these.
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11 thoughts on “egg cube.”
That is so cool! I found one on eBay. It’s not exactly 25 cents… but it’s there!
Ok, nix that! Apparently you can get them for $2.99 at thekitchenstore.com. 🙂
Thanks for bringing your cool food post to Tasty Tuesday this week! I love it!
I didn’t realize that your “no round containers” also applied to eggs hahahahaha I’m really laughing. how funny.
I love a cool gadget.
What a fun and easy way to add excite to boiled eggs. Plus I see it would be easier to slice them if they are sqaure. Thanks for sharing.
Our kids would love this!
I love it…..and can’t wait to grab one. We have our own chickens so how funny is it going to be when I serve these square boiled eggs up…I def. will need the video camera going!
Hah this is awesome! I’m going to keep my eyes open and see if I can find one!
Oh, hubby bought one of these years ago, but I haven’t used it in ages. I need to dig it out, as I’m taking boiled eggs in my lunches!
I badly need one of these for my kid starting school this year. Bring on the packed lunches.
That thing is awesome!