Opening time…

Is there a decent can opener out there?

I want the type that cuts under the can’s rim. I have one – Sainsbury’s own brand – that cuts inside the rim (the more common way), and on round cans it’s brilliant, but it won’t cut rectangular cans. Not that, as a veggie/piscatarian, I open many of those  these days, but there’s the odd can of sardines where the ring-pull pulls off and the only solution is an opener that will tackle a rectangular can, or dig out my pliers from the tool box, but using them often results in dribbling fishy oil everywhere.

For many years – 15 or more – I had Continue reading

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