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Sunday
Jun162013

The Rollie Eggmaster Vertical Grill

This is the second of two videos I made featuring unusual kitchen appliances imported from America.

This video features the Rollie Eggmaster Vertical Grill.

Here is a link to the Rollie Website but they don't send to the UK, so I imported mine via Amazon.com.

 

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Reader Comments (26)

How low have you became. If you need some cooking lessons, get me a plane ticket and I will show you how to make coq au vin, quiches, steak marinades, chicken cordon bleu, etc ...All this being super simple to make, and no gadget necessary. Or get yourself a girl friend for God sake.

June 16, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterasterixky

This is probably one of the most ridiculous comments I've ever received. Well done on completely missing the point of a product review and then assuming information about my personal life. Bravo.

June 16, 2013 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

I don't think you should have bothered even answering the comment.

Funny gadget. I still don't get why everything seems to pop up. It's just the eggs expanding or something as you say? Dunno. Anyway I'd rather get an HD cam anyway :D .

Keep up the good job and forget about stupid comments ;)

June 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCalvinH

Sorry for the OT.

I have just seen the vid with your muppets in hebrew. How funny. I hope you got asked for permission on using your footage ;)

June 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCalvinH

CalvinH - You are right, I really need to learn to ignore the loonies. No the Muppets appear to have gone freelance on me. It's no skin off my nose though, it's not like I'm losing any money...I'll be interested to see where they pop up next.

June 16, 2013 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

I have never seen anything like that, how do you find these things?

June 16, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteraxel

I use a lot of RSS feeds that I look through every day for interesting stuff. I'll miss Google Reader when they switch it off next month - I'm working on alternatives of which there are a few, but being able to skim through hundreds of articles doesn't seem as easy in any of them.

June 16, 2013 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Can't wait until you review a Star Trek replicator!

June 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCaptNemo

I have to apologize for my last comment. I "assumed" you understood sarcasm. It was nothing that personal.

June 17, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterasterixky

None of that was sarcasm, it was 100% you making yourself sound like a total prick by trying to publicly be better than someone else.

June 17, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterevilution

Congratulations, the funniest video so far, I literally did laugh out loud. How you managed to stay serious I don't know. It was all lent itself to some fairly rude comment. I will not be going out to buy one, but I might have to watch the video again for the laugh. Brilliant...

June 17, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGraham

One of my favourite books is 'Design for the Real World' by Victor Papanek and in it he derides a Queen Anne style heated foot stool as being 'This idiot gadget being made and successfully sold in one part of the world....' when comparing with a stove made from old car licence plates for 'about 8c'.

I'm afraid he would probably add the Rollie Eggmaster Vertical Grill to the list of pointless wastes of human endeavour and of my friend, the earth's, resources.....

June 17, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterVoyager03

I was happy to see you put eggs in that contraption Matt, but then you put your sausage in it !!! Oooo Mrs. Lol

June 17, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPaul

A pirated copy has sprung up on LiveLeak http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=41c_1371502564

June 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBugsMan

Thanks for the info....it's a shame that I can't benefit from the views...but it's just one of those things.

June 18, 2013 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

But does it have motion detection? Eww.. does it vibrate then?

June 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFrank

I have never laughed whilst watching a video of an egg cooking before (volume to mute so I wouldn't know what to expect).

June 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJonny Egg Eater

Oh. My.

Your commentary throughout is hilarious and voiced my thoughts. I can think of only one food that I would use this for and only so I could eat several serially: tube steaks. Or scantily clad corn dogs.

FWIW, I know how hard it can be to just ignore the carps. Don't change a thing, you are marvelous, period.

I've been a fan for a while now but only now felt I needed to comment. Cheers!

July 9, 2013 | Unregistered Commentersparkylumens

This is available in the UK From Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/Brunchee-Egg-Master--Simple-Cooker-minutes/dp/B00G70H82K/ref=sr_1_1?s=kitchen&ie=UTF8&qid=1388193063&sr=1-1&keywords=brunchee

December 28, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAdeBham

This product sums up America perfectly. Great video!

May 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterXam Takorian

Egg Master Infomercial from Korea makes me want to buy the Rollie!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YH9HfB3sh60

May 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterXam Takorian

HILARIOUS!

July 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSunshine

I ordered one. I see potential.

Forget eggs. Think bread stuff. Cookie stuff. Pizza stuff.

A rice cooker isn't just for rice :)

March 11, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBrandon M. Sergent

You didn't need to order from the US, this product is available from Coopers of Stortford, Essex, by post or visiting their shop.

June 13, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterRailwayman

Two years ago when I made this video - the only way to get one was to import it from the US - it had only just come out in the US at that time and was only sold mail order to US customers via a TV advert.

June 14, 2015 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Rhik Samadder did a review of this contraption in the Guardian (no doubt he was inspired by your own review).

The comments to Rhik's article are hilarious.

August 29, 2015 | Unregistered Commentermnehpets

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