Farberware 5080427 BBQ Bamboo Skewers

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Farberware BBQ Bamboo Skewers, 75 Count, 12-Inch, Natural, Soak skewers in warm water before grilling to prevent burning of the skewers.

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Farberware 5080427 BBQ Skewers Features
Bamboo skewers are skewers that find applications in cooking food by the method of grilling. There are other kinds of skewers like metal skewers and wooden skewers. Wooden skewers can be made from bamboo as well.

The advantage that bamboo skewers have over metal skewers is that they get really hot so you cannot have your grilled food directly from the metal skewers as is possible with bamboo skewers.

Farberware Bamboo skewers can be used for barbecuing portions of meat like chicken, pork, and vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, and other items like desserts, marshmallows, and cheese. These bamboo skewers are perfect for a barbecue night.

Farberware BBQ Bamboo Skewers and its features:

These barbecue bamboo skewers are 12 inches long that come in a pack of 75 pieces. They are made from natural bamboo. The dimensions of these bamboo skewers are 0.5*3*12 inches and weighs 4 ounces.

The shipping weight can be 5.6 ounces. Farberware bamboo skewers can be shipped to the U.S. countries and select countries outside the U.S. The thickness of these bamboo skewers are 2 mm.

These bamboo skewers are easy to handle and they can be used to make shish kabobs. However, this set of skewers can be used once only. You have to dispose of them after grilling with them only once.

Bamboo skewers have to be soaked in water before using them. To know how to do that, follow the given steps:

  • Unpack and put all the skewers in a pan full of water.
  • Let the skewers soak for at least 20 minutes to a maximum of 3 hours.
  • Place the skewers in a plastic bag which can be resealed and then you can store them in the freezer and use when you need to.
  • For adding certain flavors to your food, you can also soak the skewers in juice or wine.

Why soak bamboo skewers in water?

The skewers are thin and they can catch fire when you use them on the grills. When the skewers are soaked in water, they retain the water inside them. When put on the grill, the water does not allow the skewers to get cooked and eventually burnt along with the food. Hence, bamboo skewers need soaking in water before use.

Bamboo skewers make for a great food presentation. You can serve mouth-watering barbecued food along with these skewers. Wine- soaked skewers can be used to experiment with several dishes. You can use wine- soaked bamboo skewers for a gourmet presentation.

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Farberware 5080427 BBQ Skewers Pros & Cons


  • Light weighted: Bamboo skewers are light weighted. This pack of 75 skewers weighs only 4 ounces. They are much lighter than metal skewers.
  • User- friendly and simple: These bamboo skewers are very easy to use. All you have to do is soak them in water prior to grilling. Using them is very simple after that. You can grill raw portions of meat, veggies and even desserts.
    It has sharp and pointed edges. This allows you to slide them through your food portions easily, be it pepperoni or strawberries.
  • Multiple uses: Bamboo skewers can be used for grilling and barbecuing food.
    They can be used for art projects and craft.
    They can be used to test cake whether it has been cooked on the inside or not.
    They can be used for chocolate fountains.
  • Cheap: Bamboo skewers are made from a source which can be found in abundance. Hence, bamboo skewers are quite cheap. These Farberware Barbeque bamboo skewers come in a set of 75 costs on $5.18.
  • Use and throw: These skewers can be used once only. So you need not go through the hassle of washing them after use. You can simply throw them after using. If you are hosting an occasion, after your guests leave you can simply toss away the skewers.
  • Strong and durable: These skewers are strong and durable. You can use them to cook all kinds of food. They do not break easily and can withstand the weight.


  • Since these skewers are bamboo skewers, they have to be soaked in water for at least 20 minutes before they can be used. They cannot be used directly for grilling after unpacking. For some people, this may be a hassle.
  • These skewers do not splinter. However, a few of them may splinter from time to time.

bottom-lineBamboo skewers are very easy to use and they are simple. They can be used to grill fish, shrimps, chicken, pork, vegetables, marshmallows, fruits and everything else. They have sharp edges and pointed edges. Thus they can be used to pierce through food easily, without having to force the food through the skewers.

The good thing about bamboo skewers is that they are light weighted and do not get too hot to touch after grilling. After taking the skewers off the grill, you can place them directly on the plate and serve.

This is not possible in the case of metal skewers since they become too hot and cannot be touched without using gloves or tongs. For gatherings, reunions and a camping night out with your family, these skewers are great for a barbecue night.

From barbecued pork to grilled shrimps and tomatoes, you can grill everything using these barbecue bamboo skewers. Bamboo skewers can be used to enhance the food presentation.

They are strong and durable. These skewers do not break when you pierce them through hard chunks of fruits, vegetables or meat. They stay put and grill the food to perfection.

Hence, you can be rest assured of the quality of these bamboo skewers. So when you serve your guests, you can rely on these durable skewers. They will remain intact.

These are made from excellent quality bamboo. Even though the quality of these bamboo skewers is high, they are not overpriced. These skewers are quite cheap. Bamboo skewers are the ideal skewers for serving appetizers, side dishes, and desserts.

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