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    Vue’s kitchen gadget gift guide

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Vue’s kitchen gadget gift guide

Is that $70 onion-skin peeler really worth it? Would the amateur chef on your Christmas list love or hate (or even use) an avocado cuber? What about a pomegranate deseeder or a butter slicer? Vue spoke with a few of Edmonton’s foodies for the scoop on which kitchen gadgets make great gifts—and which ones don’t….