This is the original article, made from nylon by Bear Paw Products. You may have seen these tools used on TV cooking shows such as BBQ Pitmasters, Barbecue America (PBS), America’s Test Kitchen, World’s Greatest, and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. They were named the “Best BBQ Tool” by the National BBQ Association.
These meat shredders are certified BPA free and heat resistant up to 475˚F. They are ergonomically designed with ample spacing between the claws to allow plenty of clearance for the meat as you are shredding. As the original article, Bear Paws have a huge market share, although imitators are cropping up in a lot of places these days.
Bear Paws are made in America, dishwasher safe, and come in black, grey and red colors. Plus, they generally sell for less $20.
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Rick Browne does product testing and recipes. A renowned TV cooking show host, photojournalist, and author of 16 barbecue books, he was the creator, host, and executive producer of public television’s popular Barbecue America TV series, a cooking and travelogue highlighting the world’s outdoor culinary landscape. It has aired on more than 230 stations.