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Kuhn Rikon Corn Zipper


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  • Zip corn kernels cleanly and effortlessly off the cob with the Corn Zipper
  • Made of high-quality stainless steel with a two-tone plastic handle in corn cob design
  • Safer than using a knife; sharp teeth cut between kernels and cobs, removing several rows at once
  • Dishwasher safe; blade protector included to protect blade and hands during storage
  • Hole in handle for easy hanging; measures 6 inches long
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 2 x 0.8 inches ; 1.6 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B001UOCYLI
  • Item model number: 2216
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,322 in Kitchen & Dining (See Top 100 in Kitchen & Dining)
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Enjoy fresh, sweet corn in salads and other dishes more often. Zip kernels cleanly and effortlessly off the cob with the Kuhn Rikon Original Corn Zipper. Safer than using a knife, the Corn Zipper uses sharp teeth to cut between kernels and cobs, removing several rows at once. The Zipper head is made of high-quality stainless steel with a two-tone plastic handle in a whimsical corn cob design. Dishwasher safe, the Corn Zipper measures six inches long and has a hole in the handle for easy hanging and storage. A blade protector is included to protect the blade and hands during storage.

Product Description

Enjoy fresh, sweet corn in salads and other dishes more often. Zip kernels cleanly and effortlessly off the cob with the Kuhn Rikon Corn Zipper. Sharp teeth cut between kernels and cobs removing several rows at once. Safer than using a knife. Corn puddings with nothing but corn kernels and lots of butter baked until crusty on top are not far behind. The Zipper head is made of high quality stainless steel with a two-tone plastic handle is whimsical corn cob design Blade protector included to protect blade and hands during storage. Dishwasher safe.


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Customer Reviews

This one works better than other styles I have used.
JRBJR
It is very sharp, be careful I cut myself removing the plastic shield.
swan
It's very comfortable in the hand and the blade is very sharp.
J-Lou

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

85 of 85 people found the following review helpful By Lisa Kearns TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on July 21, 2009
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I saw this corn zipper reviewed in Good Housekeeping, and decided to give it a try. I was a little put off by the price, which seems high for a glorified vegetable peeler, but I process a lot of corn from our garden and wanted a better way to do it. Free shipping from Amazon.com made it worth the gamble.

I received it yesterday and used it to de-kernel a dozen ears of corn from our garden. It worked like a charm! The kernels are neatly cut off into a waiting bowl, without any waste left on the cob. The zipper is rounded so it follows the curve of the cob better than a knife can.

It is extremely sharp on the cutting edge (obviously) so holding the corn safely and cutting away from your hand is very important. But I highly recommend this handy little tool to anyone who cuts corn off the cob for freezing or canning, or even just to serve fresh at dinner.
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27 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Jean on September 13, 2009
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I bought this product and removed removed the plastic safety cap to check it out. Ended up in the ER. Yes it is sharp needs directions on removing the cap hold it by the ends and remove do not pull up from the middle!!
Now it works great for removing corn. Cuts easily and makes short work of the corn.
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32 of 35 people found the following review helpful By Rupa van Gelder on July 15, 2009
I saw this on display at Sur La Table and chuckled, thinking it was another ridiculous uni-tasker, as Alton Brown would call it. They had some corn to play with, so I couldn't resist and tried it out. I was impressed with how smooth and thorough it was at removing the nibs from the cob, but still thought, "Why? I can do that with a knife almost as fast and just as well." So I didn't buy it.

I thought about it later and realized that not everyone has taken knife skills classes, and not everyone WANTS to use a knife as often as they can. I decided to buy one as a gift for a friend who can't really manage corn on the cob, but loves fresh corn. She LOVED it and has thanked me every time we've spoken since I gave it to her. So yes, it's a great little gadget, for anyone who wants or needs such an item.
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By C. G. King TOP 100 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on October 9, 2009
This removes several rows from the cob so cleanly, they aren't even displaced and you question if you've actually cut the kernels off. It's really sharp and efficient. For large batches, I use a Microplane adjustable slicer, which does a whole ear in 5 slices, but when I'm doing just a couple of ears, I wanted something small and simple. I've tried other zippers but was annoyed that they removed so little at a time. This little tool does the trick. I do have to make two passes since I remove the kernels on the bottom half of the cob in one pass and then turn it around and do the top half, and I do make a bit of a mess with stray kernels getting sprinkled around the work area, but I'm not complaining since it does a good and thorough job pretty fast. I'm sure as I get more proficient it will go even faster (and more neatly :) I can serve corn on the cob for the adults and swipe it off for the little ones, or remove the kernels for a soup easily with this zipper. Of these various tools, I find this one works the best.
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71 of 86 people found the following review helpful By B. Pressey on April 20, 2010
I think the concept of this is great, but the design of the safety cap covering the blade is BAD and DANGEROUS !!!. I also pulled the guard off the blade using my thumb and forefinger. Didn't yank just pulled and ended up cutting the pad of my forefinger off. A hunk the size of a dime. Had to go to the ER and am still healing after a week. There is no other way to pull it off other than what I did. I'm a trained Chef and I've had courses in knife safety. I've never had such a bad cut with a knife in my life as I have with this device. I think that the safety guard should be bigger/longer and have a better way of removing it so that your fingers never come close to the blades. Beware of this issue....
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By JB on September 18, 2009
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The corn zipper worked really well. It took a few minutes to get the hang of it. But once I did it was easy. Although I found it wooked better when I held the corn cob horizontally instead of vertically, as suggested in the instructions.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By texasgal on June 24, 2011
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Facing the task of removing kernels from 100s of ears of corn from our farm in preparation for freezing, I read reviews and decided to purchase 2 removal devices from the Amazon site. I ordered the Kuhn Rikon and the Ozo and tried both to tackle the task. The Kuhn Rikon zipper blade is extra sharp, so be careful when removing the cover from the blade. However, the sharpness and the design of this device makes quick work of the kernel removal. The Ozo is probably safer because of its design and lack of blade sharpness, but it does not work nearly as well as this one. I also wore laytex gloves to hold the ears as I worked. This allowed for a firm grip. I highly recommend the Kuhn Rikon Corn Zipper if you have multiple ears of corn to handle.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By javajunki TOP 500 REVIEWER on October 8, 2009
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This is one of those simple yet exceedingly effective kitchen gadgets you will wonder how you ever did without. It works like an absolute charm - makes very quick work of taking kernals right off the cob for fresh corn minus the mess and fuss. No more canned corn - just use this little gadget, steam your kernals and keep all the nutrition. Takes just minutes to eat healthy, nutritious and delicious corn rather than open a can and eat soggy, flavorless, salt laden, preservatives.
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