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Don't stir the pot; let the pot stir itself

The Self Stirring Electric Pot incorporates an automated spatula to keep ingredients moving. The unique feature lends a helping hand in the kitchen.

This self-stirring gadget won't cause any trouble.
This self-stirring gadget won't cause any trouble. Hammacher Schlemmer

The kitchen is a great place to learn about tradition and culture while picking up little life lessons in general. Anecdotes abound regarding how some particular kitchen task can relate to the big picture. But these being highly advanced technological times, something new can come along and throw something else into the mix. Sometimes literally. For example, a watched pot may never boil, but now, the darn thing can at least stir itself.

The Self Stirring Electric Pot features an integrated spatula in the bottom of the cooking vessel that automatically stirs the pot. But instead of this being the rabble-rousing variety of pot-stirring, this pot-stirring mechanical wonder is designed to promote smooth sailing in the kitchen. Featuring the option to be set to run continuously or intermittently, the unique ability of this electric pot gives cooks a chance to break free from a tedious kitchen task.

The appliance has a temperature range of 200 degrees to 375 degrees. Complete with a tempered glass lid, the 3.25-quart capacity cooking pot can produce a variety of meals. The rotating stirrer can be used to keep bits of food from burning on the bottom of the pot, or it can help to create an automated stir-fry. While too many cooks in the kitchen may spoil a meal, at least when it comes to an additional cook of the automated variety it can offer a welcome helping hand.