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Pampered Chef: Pastry Roller

  1. RMDave

    RMDave Advanced Member Gold Member

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    QUICK! I need 10 good reasons someone proficient with a rolling pin would want/need our Pastry Roller.

    Ten reasons.

    Quick!

    Starting NOW!
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  2. smart2cook

    smart2cook Member Gold Member

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    1. It is light in weight.
    2. It offer's two sizes (easier to get just the right size you want).
    3. Easy to handle due to it's size.
    4. Comes with it's own snap on tool to poke your dough.
    5. Can spray with PAM to make it non-stick.
    This is all I have!
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  3. chefheidi2003

    chefheidi2003 Senior Member Gold Member

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    You only need 1 hand to use it

    Don't need a force to pierce you dough because the tool for that is right in your hand when the rolling pin is in it
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  4. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

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    Actually, it's non-stick w/o Pam. Just stick it in the freezer for 5 minutes before using it, and it's non-stick. :)

    It's great for rolling out doughs and crumb crusts right in the pan, and up the sides of the pan. Also can be used in bar pans to roll out crumb crusts, pizza crusts, etc...right in the pan.
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  5. RMDave

    RMDave Advanced Member Gold Member

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    Excellent. Keep going (oh, and as far as crimping and docking goes .. every kitchen has at least one fork which does the job as well or perhaps better).
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  6. leftymac

    leftymac Veteran Member

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    I have to agree with the ladies. It's good for rolling things out in a pan. You can't do that with a rolling pin because it's too big. I wouldn't dream of using it for actual pastry dough as I'd be rolling all day.

    I don't think there are 10. I think that reason is good enough.
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  7. pampered1224

    pampered1224 Legacy Member Silver Member

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    Great for giving foot massages
    Great on the back too! Just do not use it for food after that!
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  8. RMDave

    RMDave Advanced Member Gold Member

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    Well if YOU think its good enough, mr. leftymac, then its good enough for me.
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  9. christinaspc

    christinaspc Veteran Member Silver Member

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    I love it for all the reason's everyone else posted and I love it takes up less space in my draw then a bill rolling pin and I sell alot of them in a gift set the roller and mat I sell tons of those durning the holiday's this is actually one of my top 20 items I sell. There is my two bits :)
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  10. patty42240

    patty42240 Member

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    It is great for rolling out canned biscuits for individual pizzas...great tool for kids to use with playdough
     
    Apr 18, 2010
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  11. chefpenny99

    chefpenny99 Member Gold Member

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    I like the fact that you can put it in the dishwasher unlke wooden rolling pins.
     
    Apr 19, 2010
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  12. babywings76

    babywings76 Legend Member Gold Member

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    Before becoming a consultant, I really hesitated buying one because my wish list was so full of other "more urgent" type of products-since I already had a rolling pin. But after having it, I'm so glad I finally broke down and got one. I use it WAY more than my rolling pin. It's easier to store, lighter weight, so much handier. I love that I can use it with one hand. I can use it in the bar pan or pie plate. I use it for crushing things, too. Sometimes bringing out a huge rolling pin makes you feel silly. But ours is small and nice.

    The other thing I love it for is keeping a toddler happy. All of my kids at the toddler stage would find my mom's when we'd be visiting her. They loved to pretend they were painting the walls with it. :)
     
    Apr 19, 2010
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  13. vanscootin

    vanscootin Advanced Member Gold Member

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    I just got one last month. I have always hated my rolling pin but figured there wasn't anything better.... I was wrong. I LOVE LOVE LOVE my baker's roller and I have been talking it up at all my shows.... I even got my 66 year old mother who would never dream of using anything other than her rolling pin to buy one... and she loves it too! Just another product to add to the long list of PC's most amazing tools!
     
    Apr 19, 2010
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  14. Dotty

    Dotty Member Gold Member

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    1) lightweight
    2) ergonomic (easier than a rolling pin)
    3) fits ANY size pan
    4) can go UP the sides of a dish
    5) you can use it one handed
    6) dishwasher safe
    7) Your husband is safe from being hit with a rolling pin!
    8) has a french style roller and flat roller in one tool
    9) Snap on poke and flute tool
    10) Stylish and fashionable, you don't want to be the only one on your block that doesn't have one!
     
    Apr 19, 2010
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  15. ChefParty4U

    ChefParty4U Member

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    as a cake decorater, its great for rolling out little pieces of fondant for decorations
     
    Apr 19, 2010
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  16. RMDave

    RMDave Advanced Member Gold Member

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    Thank you everybody for your wonderful input.
     
    Apr 19, 2010
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  17. Skippylouwho

    Skippylouwho Gold Member

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    To hang wallpaper, for the seams. (but not the same one used in the kitchen)
     
    Apr 19, 2010
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  18. reneenshelcook4u

    reneenshelcook4u Member

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    Contact paper, to get the bubbles out
     
  19. cookingwithdot

    cookingwithdot Advanced Member Gold Member

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    Here's one - if you don't have it, BUY IT. YOU NEED IT! :)
     
  20. millthayer

    millthayer Member Gold Member

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    Great for kids to roll out Play Doh and yes last yr my sister fell and dislocated her right shoulder and had to use it to roll out her Christmas cookies ...with ONE HAND!!!
     
    Apr 29, 2010
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  21. KayPC

    KayPC

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    Well, now I want one, too!!! Lol
     
    Sep 16, 2016
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  22. byrd1956

    byrd1956 Senior Member Gold Member

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    It works great for back-rubs.....errr.....rolls!
     
    Sep 19, 2016
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