5 Essential Summer Cooking Gadgets

07/22/2011 04:52 pm ET | Updated Sep 21, 2011
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Summer cooking and dining is about simplicity: Enjoying the hot weather's garden bounty and cool, sweet desserts, grilling every chance you get before the Weber freezes shut and sipping continuously on a light, refreshing drink while doing so. Be sure to follow these 4 food tips to help you stay cool and also avoid these foods when the mercury starts pushing triple digits.

When it comes to gadgets which will help you cook in the summer, we normally eschew newfangled one-trick ponies that take up precious space in our kitchens, but agree hands-down that there is no summer cooking without these five essentials.

5 Essential Summer Cooking Gadgets