This is an excellent time to find some great gadgets to help with all the grilling, chopping, scooping and sipping you will be doing this summer. We have gathered together a list of 5 of the most useful and fun gadgets for you to try out! We have also chosen gadgets that range in price and most can be found on amazon.com to make things easier for you.
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For all those who like grilling perfection, grill grates is a must for this summer. It prevents flare-ups and keeps juices sizzling with the food. A great tool to grill more delicate food such as vegetables, fish, and pizza. Grill grates can be used directly on top of your existing grill surface or as a replacement. Starts at $39.99. www.amazon.com.
Snip the herbs you need quickly for salads or even add to marinades for meat and fish. The RSVP Herb Scissors allow you to neatly cut, chop or mince the herbs right where you want. The unusual blade design features a set of five, sharp 3" stainless steel blades that allow you to cut, chop or mince herbs directly into a pan or over a plate for garnishing. The large plastic handles have a soft silicone lining for the most comfortable grip. 7-1/2" long overall. $10.00 on amazon.com.
With three sizes available, you can protect your hands up to 425 degree fahrenheit temperatures and avoid accidents with insulated waterproof five-fingered grip. These gloves are BPA-Free, FDA Approved, and pure silicone for cooking, grilling, potholder, camping, pickling, and so much more. The customer service with Ekogrips is known to be great! They guarantee the best customer service and personal follow-up from the owner! They say they "Are Pretty Obsessed With Making YOU Happy". On sale at amazon.com for under $27.
With three different sized scoops in this set it is very versatile, both for yourself and as a gift. In the summer, you will likely be using the ice cream and melon scoop the most, but who says you won't be making cookies this summer. Don't forget, You can also use this scoop to create beautifully rounded balls of ice cream, cookie dough, sorbet, fruit, mashed potatotes, meatballs, cupcakes and more! It is a chef quality product made from stainless steel with no harmful chemicals or toxins and is dishwasher safe. It is extremely easy to use; it's a cog and hatchet structure rather then a spring. The scoops are 100% recyclable with no plastic part... even the gift packaging is recyclable. Find on amazon for $54.95.
This fun ice cube tray, by Cocktail Cubes, comes in 7 color combinations with titles such as Valentine, Mardi Gras and All American. The unique design, which is 3x the size of a regular ice cube mild, allows for a quick freeze and an extended melting time of 2+ hours. The tray is completely flexible so it allows you to easily slip the ice cubes out of the tray. $8.49 on amazon.com.