thrift store finds??

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by thatchairlady, May 6, 2012.

  1. thatchairlady

    thatchairlady

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    Over the years, I've made some pretty good finds of GOOD kitchen stuff at thrift stores and yard sales.  Picked up a blue enamel, square, Le C grill pan for $5... inperfect condition... except for VERY minor schmutz in interior crevices.  Bought a Cuisinart food processor... with all the blades/discs for $8.  Found a crank-up, "vintage" KA stand mixer for $20... runs great.

    Yesterday, found a spare BOWL for it... $4.95 on tag, but HALF PRICE!  WOO!  HOO!  They're around $60 new... this one shows signs of use but no abuse.

    What second-hand finds have you made?
     
  2. stephen nass

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    Digging through a bunch of junk/rusty tools at a garage sale yesterday in the 25cent bin I found a knife sharpener. Score! Its only a $5-10 tool you can buy online but for that price its a steal.
     
  3. amazingrace

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    A couple of years ago I found a Fagor pressure cooker in excellent condition, for $7.99.  Over the years I've scored many things at yard sales and thrift stores.  I hardly ever find anything I might be looking for specifically,  though.  It's always a surprise what I'll discover. 
     
  4. thatchairlady

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    And for name-brand things, you can often find the manuals online, if you need them.