The Joseph Joseph cookbook holder is perfect if you need a neatly foldable and lightweight bookstand that takes up little space on the counter, and lets you turn the pages easily.
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Pro Can be stored anywhere very discreetly because of a clever folding mechanism
This bookstand folds down into a thin standard-sized (10.25'' x 0.75'' x 7.75'') "book", so it can be stored beside the cookbooks or pretty much anywhere else. Everything clicks into place as you open it, there are no separate parts to adjust.
Pro Holds large format and quite thick books
The bookstand accommodates large format books well, it does not wobble. Its page holders with spring mechanism allow for quite thick books of up to 2''.
Pro Well-suited for tablets and smartphones
There is a special opening on the bottom, between the book rests, that allows you to connect a charger to a tablet or a phone even if they are standing vertically.
Pro Convenient for page turning
The page holders have a spring mechanism and can be bent down easily if you want to turn the page.
Pro Dishwasher safe
Made from durable plastic, the Joseph Joseph cookbook holder can be washed in the dishwasher. This is especially important because the white surface stains quite easily.
Con Does not have a splatter guard
This stand has only levers to hold down the pages, no splatter guard to protect the cookbook.
Con Does not hold very thick or heavy books
The plastic stand can break if an extremely heavy book will be put on it. The page holders get in the way of books thicker than 2''. However, they can be unscrewed and the springs removed to position the holders up and down manually as required.