The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Tuesday, November 25, 2003

It's Alton's fault—I'm just the victim

It's Alton Brown's fault I ended up in Blood Bath and Beyond Bed Bath and Beyond looking for the digital meat thermometer he uses in his show. The thermometer itself was easy to find, but oh … the items!

Spice racks!

Pepper mills!

Pots and pans!

Knives!

Toasters!

Toasters?

They still sell those things?

Apparently so.

Even more surprising than a device which is nothing more than two verticle heating coils, a spring, a knob and a switch is how expensive they are! Top of the line model will set you back $319.99 (tax not included).

$320 for a toaster

That better make some damn fine toast for that price.

I know I spent oh, the better part of an hour just hovering in the kitchen wares section.

I blame Alton Brown.

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