So maybe the herb scissors make sense?
When the nice folks at Mastrad offered me some gadgets to test, I decided that the 5-blade herb scissors would be a good choice.
|Closeup of some sliced scallion greens.|
But for chives, basil, or other similar herbs, they work really well. And I'll probably find other uses the longer I have them.
Most recently, I used them for cutting the green part of some scallions for a garnish. Snip, snip, snip, and it was done. Best thing is that I didn't need to pull out a cutting board.
I was a little bit concerned that the cut herbs would get stuck inside the scissors because it's a pretty small space. There was some sticking, but as I cut more, the new cuts pushed the herbs through.
The scissors also come with a little plastic comb to scrape out anything remaining, or you could use a thin knife or whatever else is handy. Not a big deal at all.
Who's it for: People who like gadgets and dislike slicing fresh herbs.
Pros: Works well. Fits in my scissors jar for storage.
Cons: Totally not a necessary tool. But it's cool.
Wishes: Can't think of anything offhand.
Source: I received this from the manufacturer for the purpose of a review.