Heavy weight makes a powerful grinder. Large bowl can be used to mash and pulverize various ingredients. Cleaning is fairly easy. Set features an attractive design and looks nice set out on the counter.
It's very heavy. Needs to be seasoned before use.
High sides prevent ingredients being ground inside from falling over the sides. Smaller size makes it easy to store. Can be run through the dishwasher for cleanup.
It's porcelain, so it's a little delicate, according to some reviewers.
Stainless-steel components are easy to clean. Set grinds down ingredients effectively. Heavy enough that it won't move around while you mash. Looks good on display in a modern kitchen.
A small percentage of users complained of units arriving with small rust stains.
Silicone grip makes pestle easy to hold. Both parts can go in the dishwasher. Bottom of bowl features a silicone ring so it stays put when in use. Crushes just as well as a traditional set.
Heavier than some users expected and a little tough to fit inside the dishwasher.
Affordable set that works as it should. Grinds thoroughly and ingredients easily come out of the bowl. Generously sized. Quick rinse is all you need to clean it out post-prep.
The leg bottoms are a bit rough and may scratch countertops. Unit is also fairly heavy.
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