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Wearable Timers

What We Learned

An extra minute of cooking time can spell disaster for a dish. Timers that hang from a lanyard around your neck or clip to a pocket allow you to move freely around the house while still tracking the progress of your recipe. Our longtime favorite from Polder is compact and reliable, but it has a flaw: The small crevices around each of its small buttons trap food. Could we find a time...

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