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Back of the Drawer: What is this?

We all have at least one: that contraption at the back of the kitchen drawer that we don’t quite know the origin or use of. Each week, the folks at The Southern Food and Beverage Museum rummage through the dark corners of their kitchen drawers for an enigmatic item. NolaVie is reposting the weekly From the Back of the Drawer puzzle. If you think you know what this is, email us at, and we will print the best answers. Tune in to next Thursday to find out the solution.

Do you know what this is? If you have a guess, e-mail

Do you know what this is? If you have a guess, e-mail

Monday’s puzzle: Crinkle Cutter


Ever wonder how your veggies and potato chips occasionally come so beautifully ridged? This little device was in the What Cheer Antique Store so we didn’t get to try it out ourselves, but here’s a more modern version below, chopping up veggies!


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