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Summer Gift Guide

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— June 29, 2018

Summer Gift Guide

  • PRODUCTS TO HELP YOU AND THOSE YOU CARE ABOUT
  • ENJOY THE THRILLS & ADVENTURES OF THE SEASON
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Summer Gift Guide

TrailKeg

The TrailKeg is a pressurized, one-gallon growler that keeps beverages cold for 24 hours and carbonated for weeks. And the vacuum-insulated TrailKeg is simple to transport, so whether you’re celebrating the weekend with a backyard barbeque or a backwoods getaway, you can enjoy a fresh, ice-cold beer anywhere—with no need for a kegerator or even a tap. (If you do have a kegerator, just hook up the TrailKeg and your party is good to go.) Featuring durable, double-walled stainless steel construction and a chrome tap, the TrailKeg also offers a great way to support your local craft beer brewer. TrailKeg.com.

Salad Zinger

Twist, shake and toss: Leafy greens get a lift with the Salad Zinger. Simply add your choice of herbs and vegetables to the bottom compartment (garlic, onion, citrus, spices or even fruit) and twist to pulverize. Then pour in the oil and vinegar, shake vigorously and enjoy. Create subtle flavors in just minutes or achieve stronger, more intense tastes by allowing pulverized ingredients to marinate in the grind cup for a few hours. You can use the Zinger to create your own marinades and sauces, including imaginative toppings for cooked vegetables (no more plain butter and salt). In addition, the Salad Zinger can make flavored oils and vinegars for dipping and sautéing, or to add flavor to dishes such as pasta, rice or potatoes. thegrommet.com.

ChargeHub V2

When traveling, it’s smart to take special precautions to keep your loved ones safe. The ChargeHub V2 features two USB ports to power up your devices—using SmartSpeed Technology through the vehicle power socket—along with a glass breaker and seat belt cutter for use in the event of an emergency. FCC certified and RoHS compliant, the ChargeHub V2 comes with a one-year limited warranty and in five colors. The V2 is just one of an entire range of ChargeHub chargers, cables, and cable organizers. thechargehub.com.

iLive Platinum Noise Canceling Wireless Earbuds

When you shut your eyes at the beach and zone out to your tunes, the last thing you want to hear is the crowd around you. The iLive Platinum Noise Canceling Wireless Earbuds feature a rubberized, sweat-proof coating, a built-in mic, and on-ear controls. The water-resistant iLive operates for up to two hours on a single charge. iliveelectronics.com.

Books for Outdoor Cooks

These volumes are perfect for your household’s master of the tongs. In Feast by Firelight (Ten Speed), Emma Frisch, co-owner of Firelight Camps in Ithaca, New York, explains how to equip and set up an outdoor kitchen. She then provides more than 60 recipes that don’t sound anything like typical camp fare, such as Red Pepper–Fennel Kraut or Salami and Snap Pea Paella. On the other hand, Daniel Hume, author of Fire Making (The Experiment), focuses on the flame itself, namely on how to build a fire without matches or a lighter. By the time you’re done with the book, you’ll be an expert at all the ways to set bark, grass and leaves ablaze unaided— and, thanks to Hume’s enthusiasm for the subject, pondering fire’s role in human history.

JumpSmart

Do you spend a lot of time out on the road? Then you need the JumpSmart, the most practical vehicle jump starter on the market. Its durable aluminum housing contains a four-mode, 1,100-lumen, LED flashlight with a 150-meter reach, smart jumper cables with ten built-in safety features, a lithium-polymer battery and a five-volt USB port utilizing SmartSpeed Technology. In addition to cars, the JumpStart can start up boats, motorcycles, and lawnmowers. thejumpsmart.com

Great Scrape

Made in the USA of solid hardwood coated with a food-safe mineral oil, the Great Scrape actually molds to your barbeque grate, customizing it to your grill. The Woody Paddle is designed to be comfortable to use and long enough to keep your hands away from the heat. The Great Scrape comes in three other sizes: The Woody Nub is ideal for small grills, making it suitable for camping or tailgating; the Woody Shovel provides extra reach for oversized, extra-hot grills; and the Woody Pro has replaceable tips suitable for use with multiple grills. thegreatscrape.com

Bear Paws

Bear Paws are sturdy meat-shredding claws that can easily shred pulled pork, chicken or any other food you want to tear up. A simple design gets the job done quickly—thanks to six super-sharp prongs on each— while limiting your contact with the meat. Bear Paws are also handy for lifting roasts or turkeys or to add stability while you’re carving and slicing. And the minimal design means there’s almost nowhere for meaty debris or juices to get stuck. That makes them easier to clean, by hand or in the dishwasher. Made in the US. thegrommet.com

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