- The Easy Kabob is a kitchen device that is meant to make the kebab making process simple.
- We put the product to the test by using it to make our own kebabs.
- The Easy Kabob was a lot of fun to use, but there were a few mishaps.
Following is a transcript of the video.
Jake: Oh, that’s weird feeling. I made my stomach flip a little bit, feeling that. There’s chicken everywhere! I’m Jake.
Medha: I’m Medha, and we’re testing out inventions to see if they live up to expectations.
Jake: We’re here to answer the biggest question.
Medha: It’s cool.
Jake: But does it really work?
Medha: This is the Easy Kabob. It says it makes the perfect kebab in seconds, which I don’t think is possible.
I think this is the coolest thing we could possibly try on this show. It is essentially a tubed meat gun. Boom kebab, boom kebab Kebabs all day! I am so excited.
Medha: So we have the infomercial right here for the Easy Kabob, and I’m interested in seeing how this thing works
Jake: Lotta meat, I like that.
Medha: OK, they have the tool out.
Jake: There’s your giant air horn.
Medha: All right, this is going super fast. Wait, hold on.
Medha: There’s a skewer.
Jake: Ooh, I know what they’re gonna do. Oh, they did it.
Medha: They’re stuffing the meat into the tube.
Jake: Oh, yeah. That’s like a meat plunger.
Jake: That looks unfortunate.
Medha: And disgusting. So Jake, what do you think?
Jake: I think this looks amazing. I think it’s a little silly, but I am here for it.
Medha: I am someone who is just a little bit sceptical about this product because I don’t know if it’s gonna be faster than actually creating a kebab out of your hands, and I also think it’s a little less authentic than the original, traditional way of making kebabs, and I like the process of making kebabs by hand because there’s a lot of love, there’s a lot of care, and this product just doesn’t have that.
Jake: I definitely see where you’re coming from. It doesn’t necessarily have that touch of love that you want with your food. But I could see, like, in a big capacity, if you have a huge thing of meat that you’re just trying to crank out kebabs for like a barbecue or a party, I could see where this could be beneficial. But also, it’s just really fun.
Medha: So we’re ready to try out the Easy Kabob, and like the box says, it’s supposed to be easy as one, two, three.
Jake: One, two, three, kebab! I was expecting it to be like,you know that really cheap stuff that barely works, but this is like, like I feel like a car could run over this and it would be fine It’s kebab makin’ time!
Medha: Let’s do this!
Jake: Let’s clear this table, and let’s make these bad boys. This is very much like T-shirt cannons at, like, a basketball game, except it’s gonna shoot sticks of meat instead of an extra-large T-shirt. Here we go, loading it up.
Medha: Ew, why are you tappin’ it?
Jake: I’m putting that love into it.
Jake: So, first of all, Medha, will you give me a skewer?
Medha: Oh yes, sir. I can kindly do that. I’m ready. Tell me when you’re ready.
Jake: I’m peeking.
Medha: Oh, my God, make sure it doesn’t poke into your eye. You don’t want kebab in your eye!
Jake: I’m ready for ya. Stick that skewer on through there yonder.
Medha: Is it happening?
Jake: Yup. You can let go of the stick, I think.
Medha: I can?
Jake: Oh, oh!
Medha: That’s amazing! Wait, wait, wait, what do we do? Is this gonna come out?
Jake: It worked! OK, first of all, this is like five kebabs in one.
Medha: Massive kebab.
Jake: I think we overloaded it a little bit.
Medha: That’s amazing.
Jake: Holy cow, it worked! That was fun, that was dramatic. But I wanna see, like, can we do it full speed? We’re going full speed! Whoa, whoa, whoa!
Medha: That’s so disgusting!
Jake: Order up!
Medha: It made it!
Jake: You know what’s so great about this?
Jake: Is that I was right.
Medha: All right, it’s my turn to make a chicken kebab, and I’m excited because I get to push the little product down. And here’s the chicken. Let’s get to work.
Jake: I love watching you on this journey.
Medha: This is, like, I don’t know. This I feel like will fall apart. We’re ready to make a kebab! I am doing it.
Jake: Keep going!
Medha: I’m pushing it.
Jake: There you go, there you go! I can feel it!
Medha: Nothing’s happening. Ew! Ahh! Oh, I can’t get that image out of my mind! I think this is not gonna sti– Oh! Hello! I was right! This product doesn’t work. Did you see that plop? The chicken plopped out.
Jake: You made a chicken nugget.
Medha: I did make a chicken nugget.
Jake: I think we have to try it again. Yeah, I think you need to go faster. You gotta shoot that kebab out there. ‘Cause when you have time for gravity to do its evil will, you’re gonna lose that kebab.
Jake: I have faith that we can ma– Ugh.
Medha: We’re gonna try this one more time. Push, push, push, push, push! Ah!
Jake: So it seems that the leaner the meat, the worse this thing works.
Medha: So I think that this product works well with meats that are already heartier and stickier and kind of like can stand on their own. I feel like if you had this chicken consistency, it wouldn’t have, it’s not gonna work.
Jake: That was so fun.
Medha: It was. It truly was just like a great time to push that meat through that Easy Kabob maker.
Jake: It was like the most satisfying thing in the world to just watch it just ‘pbbbt’ on out there.
Medha: I think making it by hand is still the ideal way to make a kebab, just because you could have more control over how the form is, and it’s less, I feel like it just takes more time to scoop in the meat and put it into a canister and let it come out.
Jake: I think you got me there. I don’t think this is any faster than the traditional way. It may be easy as one, two, three, but it’s not fast as one, two, three at all.
Medha: I would just do this if you wanna have a little fun when you’re making your kebabs at home.
Jake: Was this invention a total disaster?
Medha: Or a huge success?
Jake: Or somewhere in between?
Medha: Let us know in the comments.
Jake: It’s not going anywhere.
Medha: Wait, let me try it.
Jake: I could throw that kabob across a football field. Look at that.
Medha: Wow, that’s actually true.
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