Named for the town in Tchaikovsky’s famous Christmas ballet The Nutcracker, the Drosselmeyer Nutcracker [$40] turns nutcracking into an easy task. The award winning design is one of the most powerful nutcrackers on the market. It’s a quick, clean and easy way to crack nuts. Drosselmeyer is the first handheld nutcracker to have a double lever action and a container to collect the shells. There is no spraying of nuts and shells (and we hate it when our nuts spray all over the place). Any┬ásize nut (except maybe coconuts) can be accommodated. It’s made in Sweden.

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