Local Living – Cool Kitchen Gadgets



Local Living: Cool Kitchen Gadgets

We are on the cusp of strawberry season and experts predict an especially good crop thanks to the warm spring. Peak season for picking is typically mid-June through early July. But this year, many farms will open early.

Bauer Berry Farm in Champlin is already taking reservations for some limited picking this weekend.

That makes it a perfect time to stock up on cool kitchen gadets for strawberries and other summer foods.

Williams Sonoma at the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove reccomends the following products:

Chef’n Strawberry Huller
Chef’n Stem Gem strawberry huller
$7.95

Removes leaves and stems while leaving as much fruit as possible.
Push-button stainless-steel “claw” inserts into berry; twist and pull to remove stem and hull.
Also handy for coring tomatoes.

Kuhn Rikon Watermelon KnifeKuhn Rikon Watermelon Knife
$29.95

Microserrated blade quickly cuts through tough rind and slices cleanly through the delicate flesh.
Extra-long blade handles even the largest watermelon.
High-quality carbon-steel blade has an ultra-sharp edge.
Nonstick red silicone coating promotes smooth slices and perfect release.
Safety sheath protects the blade and makes the knife easy to store in a drawer.

Kuhn Rikon Melon KnifeKuhn Rikon Melon Knife
$24.95

Microserrated melon knife slices through tough melon rind without bruising the flesh.
Perforations in the blade promote smooth slicing action.
Blade sheath has a scooper at the tip to quickly dispatch the seeds.
Safety sheath protects the blade and makes the knife easy to store in a drawer.

Microplane Herb MillMicroplane Herb Mill
$19.95

Patented dual-action stainless-steel scissor blades.
Minces quickly and smoothly, without tearing, bruising or blemishing herbs’ delicate leaves.
Simple wrist-twist motion requires minimal effort.
For best results ensure herbs are dry after washing.

Williams Sonoma is busy with another summer standard: grilling.
* Save 20% on grill baskets and outdoor tools through Sunday, June 17. *

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Post time: Dec-09-2016