A smart kitchen should have appliances that make work easy and quick in the kitchen. Our kitchens are smart and modern with kitchen trolleys, microwave, electric oven, mixer grinder and so on. However, cutting and chopping are the basic things we all do in our kitchen. We need an appliance to make the cutting and chopping chores easy and quick.
A chef or a home cook cannot work efficiently without a good sharp knife. A good knife can chop vegetables and fruits very easily. However, is a knife enough for chopping meat? It’s time to switch to a meat slicing machine or a food cutter. A meat lover would need an appliance that is faster and easy to slice meat. A food slicer machine is going to be the most useful appliance in your kitchen not only to slice frozen meats but also vegetables likes carrots and cucumbers. Below are few of the benefits of the Meat Slicer Machine or Food Cutter. Read reviews of meat slicers in our meat slicer guide.
Size Dimension – The total size of the food slicer is 18” in width x 6.3” in depth x 4.7” in height. The length of the blade is 6.6 inches, and weight is 2.3 kg. The thickness of the blade can be adjusted from 0.3mm to 17mm. It can easily cut 60 slices in a minute.
Construction – The meat slicer machine is made from stainless steel. It is waterproof and rust-resistant. The blade is made to last longer.
Easy to use – The meat slicer is easy to operate. It may be a bit intimidating when you try it for the first time. However, after the first couple of slices, you will be good to go. The meat slicer package will contain a user instruction manual for your reference. Please do read the instructions before you start using the meat slicer. Below are the steps in brief:
- Place the meat slicer on a steady kitchen table.
- Put the meat in the V shape bracket while holding the handle firmly.
- Hold the handle of the blade in your right hand and start cutting the meat by pressing the meat closer to the blade.
- Each time after cutting, pull up the handle and repeat the process.
Blade thickness Control– The food slicer has a screw or a knob to adjust the thickness. Turn both the knobs in the clockwise direction to adjust the thickness. Both the knobs should be adjusted and set at the same thickness to keep the cutting balance. It is advisable to sharpen the blade regularly as you would sharpen any knife. You can remove the blade from the machine by taking off the screw.
Easy to clean – Wash all the parts that have touched the meat with water and wipe it dry with a paper towel. Drip a little oil on the screws after cleaning with water.
Ideal for household and commercial use – The machine looks sophisticated in design, but it is perfect in a home kitchen as well as in a chef’s kitchen.
Money back Guarantee – This food slicer will not disappoint you. However, if you’re not happy, it offers a 100% money back guarantee.
Colour – Made of stainless steel, it comes in silver color.
Price – It comes at a reasonable price.
Now that we have looked at the benefits, let’s look at the drawbacks of the Food Slicer.
Rust – The machine can get rusted if it is not cleaned or maintained properly. Ensure after rinsing with water, wipe the machine dry with a piece of cloth to avoid any rusting. Also, oil the screws regularly.
Blade – The blade can get blunt after regular use. Sharpen the blade as you would normally sharpen a knife.
- Always use a hand glove and keep your fingers away from the blade. Always hold the handle of the blade while slicing to keep your fingers safe.
- This machine should be kept away from children. Never allow your kids to come near while you’re operating the machine.
- Keep it on a steady table so that it doesn’t shake or wobble while you’re operating the machine.
Recommendation – It is a highly recommended tool in a meat lover’s kitchen. It can easily slice down frozen meat, beef, mutton, and ham. It can also slice vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, and cucumbers. You can adjust the thickness control knob, to cut the meat according to your desired thickness. If you’re someone who eats meat practically in your every meal, don’t think any further, this meat slicer appliance should be one of the tools required in your kitchen.
Since it can cut around 60 slices in a minute, it is ideal for big family gatherings. It is a useful appliance if you have parties often in your house. You can cut slices of meat in no time for a big function for a big guest list.
The machine can cut the meat of different diameters; you can cut thin slices to a thicker slice according to what you wish to have. There is no more rushing to the meat shop to buy salami and steak separately. You can save money by just buying a big piece of meat and slice it accordingly.
The machine can also slice meat rolls, streaky pork, and a perfectly shaped potato chip. You don’t need to go to the shop to buy a packet of potato chips anymore. It can also slice cheese for your sandwiches, pasta, and pizza.
It is also ideal for restaurants and meat shops. You can efficiently cut meat in perfect slices. Restaurants and meat shops have a requirement to cut a huge amount of meat every day, especially on weekends. This meat cutting machine will make work easy for the busy kitchens.
This machine is easy to maintain and clean. You can set it up on a steady table. The machine has strong suction cups; it will hold firm on the surface and will not move from its place while slicing. The PVC cover on the handle gives a perfect grip while slicing. At a reasonable price, this machine is a perfect appliance in your kitchen.