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The spin dryer as kitchen appliance

Thuringian dumplings are at home in the "Coburger Land” (Upper Franconia). It’s a lot of work for the housewives to prepare those dumplings as part of their Sunday meals.

Approximately 50 years ago, smart cooks converted their laundry spin dryer into a spin dryer for potatoes
They filled the grated, raw potatoes in a potato bag. Afterwards they put the potato bag in the spin dryer and spun the potato mass. The potato water was collected in a bowl and used for starch production.

This method came as an enormous relief on Sundays.


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