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8 super-useful cooking gadgets from the past that aren’t so useful anymore

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(Click on the images to read what they were used for!)

1. These Preserved Pigeon Cases (1550–1479 B.C.)

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2. Using this for water

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Water would take on the magical significance of the hieroglyphs. We wonder if they have a paper-cup version.

3. This wine container (early 5th century BC, China)

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 4. This Chafing Dish (North America, 1725)

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Well, it looks nicer than a microwave.

 5. When you need to hang a pot in the fireplace (America, 16oos)

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6. AKA tupperware (Marquesas Islands, late 18th–early 19th century)

DP1345267. Spoon with Christian Inscription – reading while eating (Byzantine, 4th–5th century)

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The text is engraved horizontally. More useful than just reading the newspaper.

8. Yet another gadget for hot chocolate

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This steering stick for hot chocolate has a long history in central America. And by the way, Alton Brown also has one.

 


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