Fox Run 5476 Bamboo Skewers

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Bamboo Skewers from Fox Run. Set of 100 skewers that are 6" long. Great for seafood and veggies. Soak in water before using on grill.

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Fox Run 5476 Bamboo Skewers Features
Bamboo skewers are used to grill food like kebabs, tofu, cheese or satay. Bamboo skewers are comparatively easy to use and they are not very expensive. Since bamboo has a source that can be replenished, the bamboo skewers are cheap.

Bamboo skewers have to be soaked before they are used on the grill, unlike metal skewers. It is advised to soak bamboo skewers in bulk when you buy Fox Run Bamboo skewers in a set of 100. After soaking they can be put in a plastic packet that can be sealed and then they can be kept in the freezer.

Some people argue that metal skewers are better than bamboo skewers. Bamboo skewers can be used to serve food directly after grilling, unlike metal skewers which are too hot to be touched. Bamboo skewers are available in plenty and they are also inexpensive.

They can be reused as per convenience. On soaking bamboo skewers in wine or a particular juice, you can get that flavor in the food you’re grilling using the skewers. Hence, bamboo skewers can be used to impart flavors if you are experimenting with new dishes.

Fox Run bamboo skewers come in a set of 100. There are many packs to choose from- 6- inches pack, 2 pack 4 inches, 2 pack 6 inches and 2 pack 10 inches. There ar 100 pieces of bamboo skewers in each pack. The first option has 6 inches long skewers.

The second, third and fourth options have 4 inches long, 6 inches long and 10 inches long bamboo skewers respectively.

The edges of these bamboo skewers are sharpened so that you can insert it through your food easily. Its edges make it easy for you to add your food items. Before using these skewers for grilling, they have to be soaked in water.

How to soak bamboo skewers in water:

  • Take a pan and fill it with water and soak the skewers. Submerge them completely.
  • Let the bamboo skewers soak for a few hours.
  • You can also soak the skewers in a juice or wine to add a certain flavor of your choice for a gourmet presentation.

The dimensions of the bamboo skewers are 0.3 x 4.2 x 8.7 inches. It weighs 2.9 ounces and the shipping weight would be about 3.2 ounces. Fox bamboo skewers can be shipped to the U.S. countries and select countries outside the U.S.

The skewers are smooth and are strong. You can reuse them. However, if you are cooking something on the skewers which might contaminate the skewers, it is advised to throw them after use.

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Fox Run 5476 Bamboo Skewers Pros & Cons

Pros:

  • Easy to use: These bamboo skewers are quite easy to use. You need to soak them in water before using them. The skewers have very sharp edges so you can easily insert them through your tofu, chicken, shrimp, cheese or veggies. You can grill your fruits as well. The skewers would make a perfect barbecue night.
  • Cheap: The bamboo skewers are quite cheap and are available at a price of $4.52. But the quality is not compromised due to the price. These bamboo skewers are strong and durable. They are of good quality.
  • Multi- faceted use: The bamboo skewers can be used for grilling a variety of food items like cheese, veggies, meat and fruits. They can be used to test cakes as well. You can even use with a chocolate fountain during Christmas. They are strong and won’t break no matter what food you put on them. These bamboo skewers can also be used for craft purposes and art projects.
  • Light weighted: These bamboo skewers are light weighted and they can be easily carried from one place to the other.

Cons:

  • These skewers have the perfect size for grilling kebabs. However, if you want to stuff in many items at once, they may fall a little short in size.
  • Each and every bamboo skewer in the pack may not be of the same thickness. The thickness may vary. However, that is done so that you can grill food of different sizes. The skewers of different thickness can be used as per your convenience. Furthermore, there are many options to choose from so you can go for the bamboo skewers which are right for you.
  • The skewers are not as long as they are shown in the picture. They are a little smaller in size than what the image displays.

bottom-line

The bamboo skewers are really good to use for barbecuing and grilling food. They can be used to grill olives, pepperoni, cheese, tortellini, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, chicken, and shrimps.

If you throw a party, then these skewers will come of great use. You can grill your veggies and barbecue your pepperoni and serve your guests.

One big advantage of bamboo skewers over metal skewers is that, after grilling your food, you can serve the food with the skewers directly on the plate. In the case of metal skewers, the food needs to be stuck out of it since the metal skewers become too hot to be eaten from or be touched.

The bamboo skewers by Fox Run are strong and do not break easily. That makes them reliable than other bamboo skewers. You can put your food items for grilling using these skewers without worrying about them breaking.

They can even be reused because these skewers are made from a high- quality source. But if the bamboo skewers get contaminated, it is better to use a new set. They are light weighted, easy and simple to use, can be used for several other purposes as well.

You can use them for chocolate fountains. You can use them for art and craft. You can take the help of these skewers to test your cake, whether it is raw on the inside or not. Thus, bamboo skewers are a good option for barbecuing and grilling food.