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Old 05-17-2014, 12:25 PM   #1
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New Gaget at Walmart

I found something called Veggetti at Walmart today. I bought it but have not tried it out. It is a spiral vegetable cutter. It has 2 cutters, one for thin & one for thick strands. It is supposed to turn veggies into spaghetti.

Paid $14.99 for it, but if it works, I'll love it.
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Old 05-17-2014, 12:33 PM   #2
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I saw that, too..Let us know if you like it...
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Old 05-17-2014, 01:18 PM   #3
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I have something similar called a Spirooli and it does exactly that! We make our zoodles that way (zucchini noodles) and it also makes really nice sweet potato nests - spiral cut a sweet potato, form into a nest on parchment paper lined pan, spray with olive oil spray, bake at 375* til crispy. Easy and good!
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Old 05-17-2014, 02:25 PM   #4
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I saw it, too. It's a cheaper version of the GEFU I have. If it works the same, it's a nice way to make zoodles

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It has good reviews!

Guess I will have to make a trip to walmart! I get the Hungry Girl emails and she reviewed this gadget recently - gave it a thumbs up! She said it worked well for most vegetables except one. Unfortunately I can't remember which one- I think maybe carrots?? I wouldn't use it on carrots anyway.
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I couldn't find it at Walmart (and I hate Walmart, the people are so rude), but I did find it at Bed, Bath and Beyond (yesterday). I used a $5 off coupon so it was only $10. I plan to use it tonight.
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Old 05-22-2014, 06:16 AM   #7
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I saw that, too..Let us know if you like it...
Me too Next time we are at Walmart, I am going to get it. They had a lot of them.
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Old 05-22-2014, 04:18 PM   #8
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Walmart

The folks at our Walmart's are very nice to us.
Sorry about your experiences.
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Thanks Barbo, I guess I shouldn't blame them all because of a few.

I used my veggetti tonight. It's great. You can make 2 different sizes and the gadget is easy peasy to clean.
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I couldn't find it at Walmart (and I hate Walmart, the people are so rude), but I did find it at Bed, Bath and Beyond (yesterday). I used a $5 off coupon so it was only $10. I plan to use it tonight.
Or maybe I should go there I have tons of those coupons.
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it's on amazon too with great reviews. I'll be ordering this soon! Thanks for the heads up
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Old 06-01-2014, 08:41 AM   #12
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Had to Google this and saw the commercial on Youtube.

Do you cook the squash after it's cut or eat it raw?

Please, dumb guys in the kitchen want to know...
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Had to Google this and saw the commercial on Youtube.

Do you cook the squash after it's cut or eat it raw?

Please, dumb guys in the kitchen want to know...
Smart question ! I like to sauté it in some butter, it only takes a couple minutes or it gets mushy. Salt pepper and a little grated Romano on top after cooking. Easy and good
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Smart question ! I like to sauté it in some butter, it only takes a couple minutes or it gets mushy. Salt pepper and a little grated Romano on top after cooking. Easy and good
Thanks. Might give it a try some time.
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Smart question ! I like to sauté it in some butter, it only takes a couple minutes or it gets mushy. Salt pepper and a little grated Romano on top after cooking. Easy and good
now that sounds tasty!
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I've just recently heard of these. I think they have them at Walgreens, too. Great price on those!
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Totally impressed! They had the as seen on TV Veggetti Juliann slicer at Walmart. Usually gadgets like this are so hard to use. Not,this one. Sliced my zucchini into spaghetti like strands as you can see in the picture. Salted and sprinkled garlic powder over them and let the strands leech the water out. Patted as much of the water off that is natural in zucchini and Sautéed them till hot and topped them with meat spaghetti sauce and mozzarella. yum and I am so full.

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This looks like fun! Thanks for the tip.
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Tried my new veggetti out last night. It was so easy to use and dh and I were really happy with using them as a noodle sub. We used the thin cutting side and just warmed the zoodles in our cream sauce. Next time we'll saute them first since they were pretty crunchy still. Very satisfying to have "noodles" again.
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I must have one of these!
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:22 PM   #21
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I want one too!!
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This little gadget is quick and easy and the noodles come out great. I'm having a problem with cooking the noodles. If I don't cook them long enough, they are too raw and If I cook them too long, they get soft and lose their noodle-ness (yeah I know, not a real word ). I'm having a hard time finding that happy medium.
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Maybe Cook stovetop on high heat and keep stirring with enough oil or oven roasted also on high heat to keep them from becoming watery.
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Old 06-15-2014, 03:48 PM   #24
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This little gadget is quick and easy and the noodles come out great. I'm having a problem with cooking the noodles. If I don't cook them long enough, they are too raw and If I cook them too long, they get soft and lose their noodle-ness (yeah I know, not a real word ). I'm having a hard time finding that happy medium.
Do you salt them (I add garlic powder which is optional) and let them sit for an hour or more to allow as much of the water that is common with zucchini to leech out? Then pat them to dry them. I use the smaller end and saute them till hot. Last time mine had a slight crunch but not much. Reminded me of al dente pasta which has a little bit of a bite vs mush. I am able to twirl them still.
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Thanks Meme and Skeeter for the suggestions. I did salt them, but I only let them sit for at most, 30 minutes and I was lazy with the patting dry.

Meme, I thought about letting them cook dry in a non stick pan instead of using any oil to see if that helps.

I'm going to keep trying til I get it right. Or at least better.
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OK - I just came home with one! Report to follow.
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Watch your fingers. If you have kevlar gloves (gloves that have rubber fingers) wear them. I thought I was being safe and only put my right glove on to hold the slippery zucchini and didn't even realize I had really cut my finger on my left hand bad. Looked down and all the zucchini was now red and ruined. All I would have had to do was put both of them on. Lesson learned

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I was looking at that the other day, I think I will get one.
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Someone here posted the perfect way to prepare 'zoodles' (sorry I can't remember who) and they turn out perfect every time. It takes a little extra time but is well worth imo.

Place zoodles on paper towel lined baking sheet. Cook at 200 F for 30 minutes to wick out moisture. Pat again to absorb any additional moisture.

I then saute in olive oil or butter for a couple of minutes. During this step you can add garlic, onions ect.
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If your Walmart doesn't have these I found them at CVS for $14.99. I had a 25% off coupon to use so I picked one up.

I already have Kuhn Rikon (stainless steel) that I purchased on Amazon, but I planted several zucchini plants this year and I am going to experiment with freezing zoodles for the winter so an extra might come in handy.
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