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MIU Electric Pepper Mill

*Est. $50
Reviewed
October 2009
by ConsumerSearch
MIU Electric Pepper Mill

Pros
  • One-handed operation
  • Good for high-volume grinding
  • Handsome
  • Light illuminates food as you grind
  • Clear storage chamber lets you see how much pepper is left
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Top heavy
  • Somewhat fragile components
  • Six AA batteries add to cost
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Reviewers say the MIU Electric Pepper Mill is the best electric pepper grinder. While manual pepper mills get better reviews overall than electric models do, the MIU Electric Pepper Mill is said to be efficient and convenient for use during cooking (you only need one hand to operate it). We read a few complaints about mechanical breakdowns -- a problem that rarely occurs with the best manual grinders. There are other drawbacks, too: the MIU Electric Pepper Mill is more expensive than the top-rated Unicorn Magnum (*Est. $30), and heavy (it runs on six AA batteries). This pepper mill has a surprising feature: a light that illuminates food as you season it with pepper. If you can't budget as much but still want an excellent pepper mill, reviews point to the Unicorn Keytop (*Est. $20), which has the same capacity but operates manually.

We could find no professional, comparative reviews of the MIU Electric Pepper Mill, but we found detailed assessments of it at Amazon.com and Cooking.com. In candid consumer reviews, this pepper mill earns high marks from owners for its streamlined design and efficient operation.

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Our Sources

1. Amazon.com

At Amazon.com, the MIU Electric Pepper Mill earns an average of four stars out of five in scores of reviews (note that some reviews cover the salt mill). There are some scattered complaints here about the mill's build quality, but most owners are happy with its performance and sleek good looks.

Review: MIU Electric Pepper Mill, Contributors to Amazon.com

2. Cooking.com

At Cooking.com, the majority of pepper mills earn a rating of four or more stars. The MIU Electric Pepper Mill has accumulated a rating of 4.7 stars out of five in about a dozen reviews. Owners say that this mill grinds quickly and powerfully. Many praise the light that shows where the pepper is being distributed.

Review: Reviews of the MIU Electric Pepper Mill, Contributors to Cooking.com

3. Overstock.com

At Overstock.com, the MIU Electric Pepper Mill receives an overall rating of 4.1 out of five stars in a handful of reviews. One owner says that he has carpal tunnel syndrome, and this pepper mill is still easy on his wrist.

Review: MIU France Stainless Steel Electric Peppermill, Contributors to Overstock.com

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