What Is This Kitchen Item?

Discussion in 'Slicers, Grinders, Tools, Equipment' started by meateater, May 29, 2010.

  1. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Who knows what this item is and how you use it? I got lucky and found one today by accident. [​IMG]
     
  2. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I know I know, but I won't spoil the fun yet.

    you can never have enough lard
     
  3. Howdy Neighbor,,,

    Thats one of the nicer ones I've seen.
     
  4. I will say I don't know what it is, but it looks like some kind of Torture device!!
     
  5. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Only if you squeal or moo ! [​IMG]
     
     
    Last edited: May 29, 2010
  6. Yikes!!! I think I know but I will wait for the answer, Glad it ain't me if it is what I think!!
     
  7. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I will say, many here will want one once the purpose is revealed. [​IMG]
     
  8. fftwarren

    fftwarren Smoking Fanatic

    well reveal the purpose already
     
  9. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    I have absolutely no idea
     
  10. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az
    can't tell what size but it looks like a decent one...........
     
  11. que-ball

    que-ball Smoking Fanatic

    I'll be the first to commit to a guess, though several have hinted at it.  Looks like a larding needle.  Definitely would be a torture device for Miss Piggy.  Is there a part missing though?

    I've never used one, but it seems there should be a rod to hold the lard in place as you stab it into your roast, then keep it in the roast as you remove your needle.  I could be wrong, though.  The serrations on the toothy thing could be designed to let the lard slide one way but not the other.  But if that's the case, once you stab Miss Piggy in her jiggly parts to cut a piece of lard, how would you pull it out?  
     
    Last edited: May 30, 2010
  12. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I agree that it is a larding needle AKA a larder.

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    [b]Paderno World Cuisine Trussing Needle, Stainless Steel[/b]

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  13. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    hmmm Been waiting to get the answer, it is one thing to ask and it is fun, but to wait  day?
     
  14. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Yes it is a lard needle, used to thread small slivers of bacon, ham or lard through pieces of meat. I hope to break in in tomorrow.
     
  15. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    You grab the lard with the serrated part and push the point through the meat out the other side and release.
     
     
  16. When you do, please include some pics of how it is used, so those of us that haven't used one will have an idea of what was described.
     
     
    Last edited: May 30, 2010
  17. fftwarren

    fftwarren Smoking Fanatic

    yep yall was right, I gotta get me one of those. that would work great when cooking venison.
     
  18. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

  19. You were right, I want one. Going to order it.
     
  20. que-ball

    que-ball Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks for the wiki, meateater.  Looks like I was wrong about using it to cut the piece of lard from something like a discarded fat cap from a boston butt.  I'll probably be getting one too.
     

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