1) Hamilton Beach Smooth Touch Electric Can Opener
UPSIDE Grips cans easily; opens all lids including flip-tops; hidden cord storage.
DOWNSIDE Clunky to store; requires electricity.
2) Kuhn Rikon Ergo Safety LidLifter
UPSIDE Oversize, easy-turn knob; right- or left-hand use; built-in metal clip grabs cut lids.
DOWNSIDE Awkward design for opening small cans like tuna.
3) Rösle Can Opener
UPSIDE Slim for easy storage; turns without effort.
DOWNSIDE Non-intuitive design (requires instructions).
4) OXO Good Grips i-Series Can Opener
UPSIDE Snaps onto can for steady turning; magnetic arm grabs and releases cut lids.
DOWNSIDE Leaves sharp edges on can and lid; metal surface scratches easily.
5) Calphalon Can Opener
UPSIDE Comfortable handle; dishwasher safe.
DOWNSIDE Leaves sharp edges on can and lid; lid must be fished out by hand.
USE YOUR CAN OPENER TO MAKE THIS RECIPE
*Prices and other details were accurate when we published this article in October 2007.