10 Summer Kitchen Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed

Whether you cook a ton during the summer or not, there are a few kitchen gadgets that you shouldn’t ignore! (smiling) Kitchen gadgets make doing things in the kitchen easier and many times you wouldn’t have even known they existed or that they’d save you tons of time and effort!

KITCHEN GADGETS YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED FOR SUMMER

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Here are 10 kitchen gadgets you never knew you needed for summer, but once you know about them, you won’t know how you lived without them!

10. Fruit Tap

watermelon tap

Perfect for parties and barbecues, this fruit tap allows you to turn your favorite fruit into a drink dispenser. The fruit doesn’t magically dispense in liquid form, by the way, you have to core the fruit and then fill the cavity with your beverage, but we love that you can use your existing fruit as a dispenser with this handy tap!

9. STRAWBERRY HULLER

STRAWBERRY HULLER

Probably our favorite summer kitchen gadget, this strawberry huller is amazing. It’s super easy to use, doesn’t waste too much of the strawberry, and is safe so that your kiddos can help hull the berries. Did we mention that you can use it for hulling tomatoes, too?

8. WATERMELON SLICER

WATERMELON SLICER

Finally, a tool that gives you the perfect watermelon slices. It’s fabulous for summer parties and it is dishwasher safe, too.  Then delight your family with these refreshing summery watermelon recipes this summer.

7.  INFUSER PITCHER

INFUSER PITCHER

Infuse your water or other beverages with fruit or herbs and not worry about seeds or pulp mixing in with the main ingredient!  Brilliant.

You’ll love these homemade infused water recipes that include cucumber infused water, lemon infused water, strawberry infused water, and herb infused water.

6.  POPSICLE MOLDS

POPSICLE MOLDS

Make your own popsicles this summer and control what goes into them. Not only are homemade popsicles tasty, there are so many options for homemade popsicles that you could make a new flavor each day of the summer!

Then try out these homemade popsicles that include ice popsicles, real fruit recipes, as well as cool shapes and flavors!

5. COMBO FORK & COLANDERCOMBO FORK & COLANDER

This handy kitchen gadget is a life saver for appetizer type foods that come in a jar and are hard to get out like pickles and olives. The colander spoon works wonders for olives and the little fork spears pickles perfectly!

4.  REUSABLE SILICONE MAGIC WRAP

REUSABLE SILICONE MAGIC WRAP

How cool is this?  Reusable silicone wrap to cover your leftovers and more. Just wash in between uses. We love that you can use it to easily cover food when dining al fresco or even the tops of drinks to avoid summer bugs. So handy!

3.  CORN ON THE COB STRIPPER

Corn on the Cobb Stripper

If you love corn on the cob but don’t love biting it off the cob, then you need to get a corn on the cob stripper at once. Just slide the stripper down the cob and voila, fresh corn at the ready. Adore.

2. SPIRAL SLICER

Spiral Slicer

Jazz up your veggies and cut them in spiral or spaghetti slices. A spiral slicer works really well for potatoes, carrots, cucumbers, zucchini, and radishes!

1. S’MORES MAKER

S'mores Maker

Summer just isn’t summer without s’mores, but what if you don’t have an open flame in the form of a camp fire or fire pit? No problem! Use this s’mores maker on your barbecue or in the oven for perfect s’mores without the open flame!

Here’s a smores recipe with a twist ~ S’mores Pops!  Smores are such a delicious treat that it’s fun to find new ways to enjoy them.

I have more ideas for summer hacks here…

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Great Summer Kitchen Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed

Do you have any kitchen gadgets that are perfect for summer use that you’d love to share?

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Picnic, Luncheon, BBQ
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