Remember that scene from â€˜2001: A Space Odysseyâ€™ when our prehistoric ancestors discover that bones can be used as a tool (or weapon) and start to excitedly bang around with it?
Well, now you can buy a variation of that tool for your kitchen gadget collection. The Homo Sapiens Caveman Kitchen Tool, available from ThinkGeek, is described as â€˜the ultimate kitchen tool.â€™ It’s said to be able to grind herbs into a lovely paste for flavoring meats, or to grate ginger and garlic for a stirfry.
Made of sandstone and shaped kind of like a mini caveman club, you can also use it to sharpen knives and as a pounding instrument to tenderize meat. It’s dishwasher safe and has a leather thong for convenient hanging storage. For a back-to-basics kitchen tool, this thing seems pretty versatile.
So if you’re itching to get in touch with your inner caveman (or cavewoman), this tool might be the one for you.
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