Pressure canner lust
One of my big complaints about home canning is that I have to do it inside in the summer. Electric hotplates don't heat up enough, and most outdoor gas burners get too hot with too little control, or they can't handle the weight.
While lusting after an All-American pressure canner, what do I find? All-American makes an electric version that they sell as an autoclave. Except for the price, what's not to love about this thing? I could do 16 quart jars at a time, and with the heat source inside the pressure vessel, it would be way more efficient than canning the old fashioned way. Best of all, I have a convenient 240V outlet on the back porch.
And to think, just a few minutes ago I was lusting after one of their regular old canners, thinking that was too expensive.