If you thought I liked the steam mop last year, you ain’t heard nothing yet. I’m talking about Orgreenic. That’s right, Orgreenic. I don’t usually buy anything from TV— I’ve been burned too many times— but sometimes the product is offered in a store and I say, “What the heck, let me give it a try.”
Which is what happened this past weekend. I went to my local Rite Aid to pick up a prescription for my husband who we thought had punctured his ear drum on Thursday night (don’t ask!). Anyway, as I was making my way to the back of the store to the pharmacy the Orgreenic frying pan, advertised on TV, caught my eye.
I took a long look at it and decided for the 19 bucks it was worth the investment. I needed another skillet anyway, because the $75 one with the non-stick finish that lasts a lifetime sitting in my pot and pan draw didn’t, and this one is supposed to be totally non-stick without the use of any type of spray, oil, or butter — or formaldehyde.
As soon as I got home, I removed the packing label, read the instructions, and lined up all the ingredients I wanted to test.
First off, shredded mozzarella. I put the flame on high and in went the half-cup of shredded cheese. Nice melt, no burn, no stick, no mess. Impressive, I thought.
Next was my arch nemesis: egg over-easy. I have never had a successful egg over-easy order in one shot.
Until now. The ceramic lined, no-stick-skillet performed to its fullest potential. No oil, no butter, no stick, no burn, and whoa Nellie, no break. Not a one. Even my half-hearted omelette attempt slid right out with the greatest of ease.
Feeling energized, I went in for the kill— grilled cheese sandwiches on white bread. A bit less challenging than eggs over-easy but nevertheless a bane to my culinary capabilities. I prepared the slices, stuffed it full of shredded sharp New York cheddar cheese (another nasty mess), bacon (which I had previously crisped), and slices of tomato. Eureka! Success! No greasy taste, no butter, no burn, no stick, no mess. No fooling.
After sauteing up a storm all weekend long, I’m on a mission to replace my set of anodized aluminum non-stick saute, sauce, and soup pots, which were supposed to last a lifetime, but didn’t, with the entire line of Orgreenic ceramic-lined utensils.
Not for Nuthin, but I like the skillet so much I might even be tempted to buy something else I see on television.
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Joanna DelBuono writes about national affairs — and truth in advertising — every Wednesday on BrooklynDaily.com. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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