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VERY IMPORTANT. These links take you to the product, however Amazon have three different ways of selling. There's Amazon Direct - This means that you are only dealing with Amazon themselves, then there's other sellers that use Amazon's facilities - these show as Fulfilled By Amazon and finally there's Market Place sellers that advertise on Amazon, but operate independently.  I strongly recommend that you only use the first...the Amazon Direct - Sold By Amazon option. Even if it appears that you are paying a couple of £/$ more it is more than likely you are comparing the price of a real item against the price of a fake.

To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

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The Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

I can never resist a new kitchen gadget, even when I have a very good feeling that it's destined to spend most of it's days gathering dust at the back of the cupboard (next to my panini press). 

In order to take a break from reviewing cameras, I ordered a couple of kitchen appliances from the US to review.  I intended to title these videos - "Appliance or Crappliance?" but decided this may be a bit low-brow, and besides I still haven't decided which side of the fence this particular gadget falls.

It accomplishes the one simple task that it sets out to do, and if you live in the US it is pretty cheap ($24), but whether that's enough for you really depends on how much you enjoy breakfast sandwiches. 

UPDATE - Now Available in the UK HERE on Amazon.

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Reader Comments (15)

sorry you have no sense of taste, when I lived in Europe, one of the things I missed most where thomas english muffins. you would have had better results with those.

June 8, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteraxel

If you are going start eating this American junk food, you are welcome to come here, in Kentucky. Junk food and 3000/4000 a day diet is the norm. I am surrounded by 300 + lb people. Couldn't you have found a salad making gadget instead. Keep up the great work.

June 8, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterasterixky

Seems like a bit of overkill. It's easier to cook the egg in an egg ring alongside the sausage and slap it all together.

BTW, I've become a huge fan of your reviews. I use a $30 dash cam that has given me more than a few videos of drivers doing silly things.

Phil Smith
Massachusetts USA

June 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPhil

I agree it's overkill - it is a bit crazy to have one machine for every individual recipe.

June 9, 2013 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Nice idea if you live far from a Mac Deez, but we live in Canada and there is one on every street corner, I just had a Mc Muff, coffee and Hash brown :@) $5 Can.

June 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPaul

Maybe you need to brush the metal surfaces with butter or oil to reduce the probability of the food sticking to it?

June 12, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRomboid

I followed the instructions to the letter...they don't mention any oil.

June 12, 2013 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Hi Techmoan, you should try Aldi, they sell a product called frikadellen which are German pre cooked pork burgers which are ready to eat. They are quite nice, and look similar to those American variants. They sell them in meatball and burger style. If you google frikadellen you should see some info on them. Lidl may also sell them, I assume the uk has been invaded with those German supermarket chains.

July 2, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTom

Hi McDonald's breakfast not really my thing, but why not just use an ordinary sausage or two and cut them in half? I think they would do the same job and would keep you cholesterol levels up just as well.

July 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMark

Doesn't look right, Mcdonalds had nice brown toasted muffins, yours where pappy and white I don't think even QVC would sell this gadget,

July 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDrozd

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