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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

.. a magentic stir bar system for the stove top.  You know.. a glorified hot plate.   No more need to stir continuously, just use a stir bar and walk away.  Granted, there was that small choking hazard issue, but I was going to work on that.

But now it looks like I'm too late.  I've been scooped.

Meet the Robostir

Damn.  There goes my shot at millions.

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Suzy
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Totally! That invention is cool, but I think a way to stir from the bottom is better. The stove makers need to put the magnetic stirring under the stove burner.

Or maybe design a pot with a magnetic stirrer in the base with an on/off switch and then you can put a stir bar in your soup or pasta while it cooks.


JaySeeDub
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I wanted to see once if you could just stick a magnetic stir bar into a pot on a commerical induction cook top.  I do not recommend doing this.  My commis (kitchen grunts) laughed as I was made to scrub out the entire R&D kitchen by our Chef.  In hindsight, I should have tested this on a smaller pot with water in it, instead of a large pot I had tomatoes stewing.

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