There’s nothing wrong with going for the basics: simple design, classic white, and a 60-minute countdown.
While it’s certainly helpful to own a practical digital kitchen timer, there’s something to be said for the old-fashioned kind—timers that come in bright colors, with a knob to twist, a sound like a ticking clock, or a ringing alarm rather than an electronic beep. Here are 10 models that do the job with a bit more flair.
Michele Foley is an associate editor at CHOW.
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