OSTBA Dishwasher Safe Removable Blade Meat Slicer
Last updated: September 13, 2023
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In addition to beef, this meat slicer also works on cheese, vegetables and bread. The blade is removable for easy cleaning and the unit offers an adjustable thickness dial, so you can produce both thin and thick slices of your favorite foods.In our analysis of 93 expert reviews, the OSTBA Dishwasher Safe Removable Blade Meat Slicer placed 3rd when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.
From The Manufacturer
To be a chef: The food slicer cuts the food precisely, it makes you like a GOOD chef at home. Adjustable Thickness from super thin to approximately 3/4’’ Thick for slicing various of food such as meat, deli, cheese, roast beef, turkey Breast, vegetables and fruits. Easy to clean: seamless and removable features make sanitation a breeze. Our removable ring-guard cover prevents debris buildup on cutting surfaces. The blade, food carriage, slide-rod extension and food pusher are removable, it allows for thorough cleaning and sanitation. Safety protection: to operate the deli slicer, you must press both the safety lock & power button simultaneously to start, avoid the mistake operation. Non-slip suction cup feet keeps the meat slicer stable during working. Universal stainless steel blade: ostba meat slicer machine has the 7. 5’’ stainless steel serrated blade, driven by 150 watts of fast, high yield slicing power, It will help you keep a consistent sharp cut.
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Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.
Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.
Meat Slicer Rankings
There’s just something about having a meat slicer on your counter that says “chef at work.” It’s a staple on any deli counter, but it can be just as much of a time-saver at home — and no, you don’t need to be a chef to use one.
The basic design of the meat slicer hasn’t changed much over the years. Essentially, there’s a rotating steel blade with some sort of guard plate covering it. A carriage carries the meat (or other food) over the exposed sharp edge, cutting it into slices that drop on the other side. You can generally make those slices as thick or thin as you need with the use of a knob on the side that lowers or raises the carriage. Needless to say, it’s a vast improvement over the budget alternative of a simple knife, cutting board and elbow grease.
In the last few decades, we’ve seen electric slicers come into prevalence for home units as well as commercial use. Electric meat slicers make the whole process even easier, thanks to an electric motor that moves the carriage back and forth. Just put the food in, turn it on and it slices in seconds. Still, some prefer the control of a manual slicer, where the carriage is moved by hand — especially with tougher meats that might need additional pressure to cut.
While the catch-all name is “meat slicer,” these devices are by no means limited to one job. Depending on the household, meat slicing might not even be the primary use. They can be used to cut onions or tomatoes for a salad, cheese slices for sandwiches, homemade potato chips and more. You’ll get slices down to the last sliver of food, each one cut to a uniform thickness and as thin as you need. And since uncut veggies, meat and cheese cost much less than pre-sliced packages, you’re saving money as well as time.
There are some things you should consider before you buy, though. How often will you actually use it? Is it worth the time and expense, or can you use a mandolin for smaller jobs instead?
“If you do take the plunge, look for adjustable thickness control, easy cleaning, stainless steel parts, a safety guard to prevent inadvertent finger slicing and a good range of motion,” advises culinary expert Julie Chernoff, Les Dames d’Escoffier member, dining editor for Better magazine and food journalist.