I’m not very handy in the kitchen so I have to rely on handy kitchen aids to make my culinary escapades a lot less painful.
Actually, it’s not the cooking itself that’s annoying but the chopping, cutting and prep work, which can easily take 30-60 minutes per meal. Now, I can come up with many other more productive ways to use my 60 minutes, and standing around chopping chicken does not rank high on my list of fun things to do. Throw in the fact that I’m not very skilled at slicing raw meat so the process is a time-consuming and frustrating one.
Thanks to the 3M folks, I recently tried the Scotch 3M Kitchen Scissors and it is now one of my favorite kitchen tools. When it comes to kitchen scissors, I’m not particular about fancy schmancy functions. I only have one requirement, which is to be as sharp as possible, so I can cut through stuff quickly and easily.
The last time I tried cutting a raw chicken with a pair of scissors, it wasn’t a pleasant experience at all. It just wouldn’t cut through the meat cleanly and I had to use both hands (and a lot of force) to press down on the scissors and even then, it was a struggle. And I really don’t like struggling with a dead chicken. 30 minutes in, I could feel the chicken mocking me, like “hah, not so easy to eat me now, is it?”
So naturally, I did the chicken test with the 3M scissors.
The verdict is that this is one badass pair of scissors because it cuts through raw meat like paper. With a little bit of extra force, it even cuts through bone. Just let me say that the next dead chicken that thinks it can put up a fight ain’t going to be having the last laugh.
Besides being tough enough to cut through meat, it’s also delicate enough to cut through any kind of food item you can think of. Bread? Easy peasy. Boiled eggs? No problem. Vegetables? I could do it blindfolded while carrying a kid. Ok, you probably don’t want to try the blindfold bit but I’m just saying that it can be done.
If you’re the sort who’s into the frills, you’d be happy to know that the scissors are detachable, which makes them easy to wash and also kind of cool because it’s not just 1 pair of scissors but hey look, now it’s 2 separate blades! Also, it’s corrosion-resistant and reduces bacteria breeding.
*3M is having a contest to give away 10 pairs of Scotch™ Premium Kitchen Scissors. All you have to do to take part is answer the following question.
“Scotch™ Premium Kitchen Scissors helps to reduce bacteria breeding for better food safety. True or False?”
Send your answer (along with your full name, NRIC, mobile number and email address) with the subject title “Mother Inc: Scotch™ Premium Kitchen Scissors Contest” to email@example.com by 27 August 2012.
If you don’t know the answer, let me give you a hint: Read the post. y’all!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of 3M. All opinions and text are my own.