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November 2004 Gourmet Guess Contest Prize


Meridian elité 4-Inch Petite Chef's Knife
Kuhn Rikon's Twist & Chop, and
Meadowsweet Kitchens' Wine Label Journal

This month's Gourmet Guess winners will receive a trio of gifts that any foodie will appreciate: the Meridian elité 4-Inch Petite Chef's Knife from Messermeister, the handy Kuhn Rikon Twist & Chop and the Meadowsweet Kitchens Wine Label Journal.


Known for innovation in premier German cutlery, Messermeister presents the Meridian elité 4-Inch Petite Chef's Knife. Messermeister's elité edge, one of the sharpest on the market today, is created with a special three-step sharpening process and hand polishing of the edge to make it easier to slice, dice and cut food.

The new Kuhn Rikon Twist & Chop reduces vegetables and fruits to a fine chop with a few quick flicks of the wrist. Ideal for chopping onion, garlic, olives or peppers, it's easy to use, easy to clean and easy to store.

For those who love wine, the new Wine Label Journal from Meadowsweet Kitchens saves wine labels and notes together. Each page of this beautiful home reference book has space for a wine label and accompanying tasting notes.

The total combined value of this month's Gourmet Guess prize is $114.

Twist & Chop

The smallest of the Meridian elité Chef's Knives, the 4-Inch Petite Chef's knife is especially helpful for chopping small amounts of herbs, ginger, garlic and other ingredients. This one-piece forged knife is made in Solingen, Germany of high-carbon molybdenum/vanadium steel, with a riveted black polyoxymethalene (POM) handle that's highly durable and comfortably shaped. Its suggested retail price is $76. For more information, visit

You will appreciate the Kuhn Rikon Twist & Chop every day as you chop onions and other ingredients. Not a single chopping motion is wasted, because each of the two stainless steel blades is double sharpened to make chopping as efficient as possible. The container fits comfortably into the palm of your hand, while your other hand swiftly turns the lid to activate the chopping action. The suggested retail price is $18. For more information, visit


The Meadowsweet Kitchens Wine Label Journal is a burgundy three-ring binder with a subtle embossed grape leaf design. It comes with 50 pages, plus 12 tab dividers and sticker labels. It also comes with 25 Wine Label Removers and a Wine Label Smoother that make it easy to remove a label from a favorite wine bottle as a keepsake and reference. The suggested retail price if $20. For more information, visit


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