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KEEN Men S Highland WP Chukka 9 5 Steel Grey Drizzle
The KEEN Men's Highland WP Chukka is a Hybrid shoe for light trails and urban excursions. The sneaker-like Fit is where your feet will find utter happiness when strolling around for the day. It's all about the High-rebound EVA Midsole with not too High but not too low height at the Upper. The KEEN. DRY Technology delivers waterproof breathable Performance so you can make it through any day rain or shine. Walk with confidence in the leather chukka that meets town and trail with pride.Features of the KEEN Men's Highland WP Chukka Waterproof premium leather Upper Lace-lock bungee system Removable luftcell PU insole for long-lasting comfort High-rebound EVA Midsole Abrasion-resistant EVA Outsole Keen.dry waterproof breathable membrane Eco anti-odor for natural odor control Environmentally preferred premium leather from LWG-certified tannery
J. Jaffa: I purchased this machine to replace an old one that I had that made great pizzelles, but which didn't have a non-stick surface. Pizzelles used to occasionally stick and I would have to clean the surface with a metal brush to remove the stuck batter. It was a discouraging process. This new machine makes perfect pizzelles that never stick. I'd recommend it to anyone.
J. Manly "healthychoices": This made in China small appliance was bought by my husband as a replacement for a ratty looking electric pizzelle maker that is almost as old as the hills. But as your grandmother used to say, pretty is as pretty does. The rating I gave for this--3 stars--is a compromise. For its performance when all goes well, I would give it 4 stars; for what I regard as its serious design flaws, 2 stars, since I'm in a good mood.What's good about this is the performance, as other reviewers have written. Like the little girl in the nursery rhyme, "when she was good, she was very, very good, but when she was bad, she was horrid."And when is this item bad?* When your recipe is just a little too rich, and the slight amount of excess fat runs down the side, smoking the kitchen up just enough to set off the smoke detector. (If this had a channel around the margin of the plates, like my old electric pizzelle maker, or at least a channel around the lower plate, this disaster would be avoided. The fats would collect in the channel, you'd soak them up periodically with a paper towel, and all would be well.)* When your family member offers to help and doesn't measure precisely the amount of batter--and the excess oozes out and down the sides--which are definitely NOT non-stick. (Again, if this had a channel around the margin of the plates, like my old electric pizzelle maker, the inconvenience of such clean ups would be avoided.)* When you are trying to develop a lower fat, heart-healthy version of those beloved pizzelles--and they stick and/or burn. The non-stick isn't meant to be THAT non-stick. Further baking comes to a complete halt while this cools down and gets cleaned.* When you step away "for a moment" to check the front door, or to answer the phone, and come back later than expected, to find the contents smoking and burnt. An on/off switch would be helpful; this one turns off only when unplugged.I never did find a way to remove the panels. (My old one not only allows you to do that, it reverses to make regular waffles.) Perhaps you will be luckier. I also bought one of those pricey little scoops that measure and release exact quantities of batter. (The scoop helped.) In the end, I returned the new one and am sticking with the old. (The little measuring scoop is great with that one, too.)BOTTOM LINE: If this is your first electric pizzelle maker, you won't have the option of sticking with the old version. I've tried, but still haven't found one with the two features I'd like--removable panels and a channel around the margin. At least be aware that this one has limitations, and perhaps think about spending the money for one of those scoops that measure precisely. And be sure to unplug it if you walk away for any reason!
Joseph Siegler: My wife and I bought this item over a year ago, and I have to say, it's done it's job really well.Pizzelles were one thing my wife enjoyed from her childhood, as her mom made them, and when we got married, I hadn't really tried them. Her mother had some made on a visit, I loved them, so we had to get this maker.It works great, doesn't have a lot of runoff (due to the shape of the baking area), and the shape / patterns on the iron make for some visually appealing pizzelles as well. A definite plus in the kitchen to have!
Betsy Blueberry: I love this and make them once a week for the 2 years I have owned it. They are great and come out perfect - all my Italian friends think they are just like their grandmother's used to make. I use them for everything from ice cream to bake sales. Beautiful if you love them like I do.
Deb Mele: I have had my pizzelle maker since last year and found it makes great pizzelles much faster than the old fashioned way with the iron on the stove, and clean-up is extremely easy. As the host of my own culinary website Italian Food Forever, I am always on the lookout for tools to make my time in the kitchen easier, and this little machine certainly falls into that category. I used to save pizzelle making for Christmas, but this machine makes it so easy, I now make pizzelles for any special family get-together. The cookies are crisp and golden brown all over, and friends and family can't get enough of them. Even if you have never made pizzelle before, with this machine you will have no trouble at all.