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While I'm at it.......the bestest Kitchen Scale? (Circa 2010)

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Initial post: Mar 30, 2010 7:43:42 PM PDT
GW says:
I know a certain "someone" will tell me to buy one Cooks Illustrated recommended during the age of the Dinosaurs but I want the latest & best......but easy enuff for a moron to use.

Um..............Not that I KNOW any morons.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 30, 2010 8:07:10 PM PDT
S. Kessler says:
I have the OXO digital scale, about $50. It's great. I use it to weight everything. It has that all-important "tare" button, which allows you to zero out the weight of the container, and then zero out after added each ingredient so that you can accurately weigh the next one. It also switches from lb/ounce to grams.

Posted on Mar 31, 2010 8:36:49 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 31, 2010 8:38:16 AM PDT
GW says:
Thanks SK.
As a baker I knew YOU would have a very handy scale. I'll check it out on ZOON. Is THIS the one?

Oxo Good Grips Food Scale with Pull-Out Display

They had three....but this one was the closest to 50 bux.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 31, 2010 7:25:13 PM PDT
S. Kessler says:
Yes -- that's the one I have.

Posted on Apr 4, 2010 3:02:30 PM PDT
Rachel says:
I'm also in the midst of deciding; it's come down to a draw between the 11lb OXO already touted above, the Ultra Thin Digital LCD Stainless Steel 5kg/11lb Kitchen Scale and the Ultra Thin Professional Digital Kitchen Food and Nutrition Scale, in Elegant Stainless Steel -- On Sale With Free Super Saver Shipping. I like being able to switch between fractions and decimals while the scale is in use. And I'd really like the stainless dish to be removable for cleaning... which I know OXO's version does, but I'm not clear on the other two. Any thoughts, o bakers of amazonia?

Posted on Apr 4, 2010 4:13:27 PM PDT
GW says:
I thought I heard a rumor the the scales no longer go up to 11 lbs....only 4 or 5.

Clarification pleeze.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 4, 2010 4:32:28 PM PDT
Rachel says:
the link in the third message of this thread leads to the 11lb version... does it not? Anywhoo, if that's been nixed from the product line, then it's out of the running!

Posted on Apr 25, 2010 10:18:09 AM PDT
Mary says:
I own the Oxo Food Scale and love it. My son, who brews beer, has stolen it from our kitchen so many times (and always hated returning it: ".. why do YOU need it??") that I finally tucked one under the Christmas tree for him on Christmas 2009. He was very happy! The scale is clear, easy to use, can handle large quantities OR tiny little spice amounts, tares when you are weighing food for cooking or weight loss programs--- just great all around. Highly recommended!
Oxo Good Grips Food Scale with Pull-Out Display

Posted on Apr 28, 2010 7:08:14 AM PDT
Gipper says:
EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale, White The best I've ever had. I use it to measure ingredients for baking and for portion control and it has never let me down. Weighs up to 11lbs; displays ounces/lbs/grams/kgs
3 Minute Auto-Shutoff feature, has tare, large display, uses 2 AAA batteries, great price, 2 year guarantee, and look at it's feedback--990 and ALL 5 stars!

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 9, 2010 10:14:04 PM PDT

You wouldn't mean moi<> certain "someone"

I bought the first one CI recommended $125

Later they recommended the same brand but a cheaper model

Much to my horror! The second one was made in CHINA!!!

so I shipped it to a poor starving person, living in Outter Mongolia!!
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