Planning on Eating Watermelon This Summer? You Need These Genius Products

These watermelon gadgets will make slicing, serving and eating your favorite summer fruit incredibly easy.

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June 17, 2019
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It’s summer, which means watermelons are in season, and our counters are perpetually sticky from diving into these giant and messy (albeit delicious) melons. But if the mess is enough stop you from indulging in your favorite seasonal fruit, we have some good news for you. When it comes to kitchen gadgets, companies seem to have everything covered these days. Whether you need a quick solution to chopping watermelon spears or are looking to turn it into a vessel for your go-to summer cocktail, we’ve rounded up the best watermelon products that will make taking that first refreshing bite of sweet melon completely stress-free.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $19.95

Cutting watermelon slices has never been this simple. Serve up watermelon in a snap with this handy watermelon wedger. For watermelons up to 16 inches, just cut the bottom off and push the wedger down for 12 picture-worthy watermelon slices to complete any pool party or picnic.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $24.95

Follow Food Network's instructions to easily turn your summer melon into a summer-party-ready drink dispenser with this watermelon tap kit. Fill it with your favorite fruit cocktail or just add water for refreshing, naturally infused drink. No matter what, you’ll be drinking in style.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $9.95

Cut out the hassle of serving watermelon and easily dish up slices with this simple but effective slicester. Cut through the watermelon with the metal end to separate slices from the rind, and pick the slices up with the rubber tongs to serve or cut into cubes. Now you can satisfy your summer craving without the messy cutting board.

BUY IT: Walmart, $9.89

The windmill at the end of this neat tool isn’t just for looks — it actually functions to deliver perfectly cut cubes of watermelon. And, thanks to the rounded edges and non-sharp blades, it's safe enough for kids to tackle, too.

BUY IT: Target, $8.99

We know this is nothing new, but take our word for it that a classic melon baller is your simplest solution to serving watermelon this summer. With two different size options, this baller is perfect for easy, bite-sized snacks like Food Network's Boozy Melon Balls.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $12.95

When you're yearning for a refreshing summer treat, nothing hits the spot better than an icy popsicle... well, maybe a slice of perfectly ripe watermelon. Luckily, you no longer have to choose thanks to this popsicle-shaped watermelon cutter. Complete any summer gathering with watermelon bites in the quintessesntial popsicle shape. Pro tip: Transform your shaped bites into the real deal by popping them into the freezer before serving.

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