These Products Actually Make Preparing Summer Produce Fun

Chef'n's discounted products take all the work out of eating your favorite fruits and veggies.

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June 25, 2019
By: Allison Russo
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With summer in full swing, we can’t get enough of all the great seasonal produce. From juicy berries to ripe tomatoes, there are so many great fruits and veggies available right now.

Whether you pick your own strawberries or hunt for perfect melons at the farmers market, there’s always prep work to do once you get home. Luckily, Sur La Table has dozens of great tools that make produce prepping fast and easy, and a bunch of our favorites from Chef’n are buy two, get one free. Here, our top picks.

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $8

It’s strawberry season, so whether you’re enjoying yours in a fruit salad or a flaky shortcake, slash prep time with this handy huller. A button-operated claw quickly removes stems, and the whole gadget is dishwasher safe.

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $13

Honeydew, cantaloupe or watermelon — what’s your melon preference? Conquer your favorite fruits with this versatile tool, which includes two flexible scoops and a melon baller. You can use this three-in-one gadget to scoop out avocados and mangos, too.

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $25

This well-rated juicer is perfect for lemons and limes. An inverted design reduces pulp, and the stainless-steel gear mechanism increases juicing power. As one review on the site puts it, “It’s easy, quick and gets the most juice out of your lemon or lime. Great for fresh lime juice for that perfect margarita!” Sign us up!

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $9.95

Speaking of margaritas, you might as well whip up a salty snack to-go with your summery cocktail. This four-in-one tool makes cutting, pitting, slicing and scooping avocados easier and safer...so you can have guacamole ready in a snap. One reviewer writes that this is, “the best invention since the crock pot. Why didn’t we buy one sooner?”

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $9.95

Make quick work of prepping kale, Swiss chard, collard greens, herbs and more with this stripper. Different sized holes easily remove the ribs from your favorite greens — just insert the stem and pull! Whether you’re making crispy kale chips or a creamy slaw, this gadget will be your new go-to.

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $8

We eat cauliflower all year (try it in a cheesy gratin or crispy pizza crust), and this tool makes prepping our favorite veggie easier than ever. It’s designed to quickly separate florets from the stalk and strip the outer leaves — great for broccoli, too! Reviewers love how fast it works and how easy it is to use.

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $9.95

You can’t have summer without heirloom tomatoes. Whether you’re whipping up a hearty pasta sauce or getting veggies ready for a salad, this gadget quickly removes stems and cores with a simple twist.

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