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

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

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

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

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. *




Post time: Dec-09-2016