Think outside the chocolate box this Valentine’s Day and give your sweetheart a kitchen tool that celebrates chocolate year-round.
Chocolate lovers can enjoy homemade chocolate milkshakes, slushies and more with the Zoku Slush & Shake Maker. It transforms fresh ingredients into delicious frozen treats in a matter of minutes, without electricity. To use, simply place the frozen inner core into the outer sleeve, pour in ingredients, and mix and scrape the cup with the included spoon every few minutes for up to seven minutes as the slush freezes. Available in Purple, Red, Orange, Blue or Green. $19.99 at Williams-Sonoma and Zokuhome.com.
From strawberries and cherries to pretzels and marshmallows, the Chocolate Fondue Set from Cilio by Frieling can turn foods into chocolate-covered delights. The compact and colorful set gently heats chocolate with a tea light, which is housed in the porcelain base. Includes four stainless steel color-coded forks for easy dipping. Dishwasher safe. Available in Red, Green, Brown or White. $27.50 at direct.frieling.com.
The Capresso froth TEC Automatic Milk Frother prepares delectable hot chocolate that will make your sweetheart swoon. It features a beautiful glass pitcher that heats and froths any type of milk to the perfect temperature for hot chocolate. Plus, three temperature settings—Hot, Warm and Cold—open the door to a variety of chocolaty milk-based beverages for enjoyment year-round. $99.99 at Capresso.com.
Whether it’s white chocolate macadamia cookies or double chocolate chunk, chocolate enthusiasts can bake cookies to perfection on the Silpat® Cookie Non-Stick Baking Mat. Designed to fit the popular 14 by 18-inch cookie sheet pan, it offers even heat distribution, ultimate release and easy cleanup. Available at Amazon.com for $25.99.
Quick and accurate, the CDN Chocolate Tempering Thermometer (TCH130) is an essential tool for melting and tempering chocolate to the right temperature for culinary perfection. This waterproof thermometer is made of durable laboratory glass and features a yellow sheath for safe and convenient storage. $9.99 at ChefsResource.com.