This is a rather long link, so it may not work, but I took the bait to see how I'd fair in the realm of older kitchen gadgets. Some of them made sense; some just made me laugh - oh to live in the Victorian era. By the way I scored a 10/20.
This Creole classic was actually designed for the dried kidney bean—an inexpensive staple that could simmer away while Monday’s wash gets done, with a hunk of pork or sausage from Sunday night’s supper.
Cooked dried black beans provide the wow factor in this simple dip; you could serve the blended beans alone and guests would swoon over the rich, full-bodied flavor. Use leftover dip as a spread for sandwiches or burritos, or stir into a bean soup.
Your Favorite Holiday Foods Now Come in Jelly Bean Form