From asparagus to zucchini, piles of produce are what we love about summer. You can easily add fresh fruits and vegetables to every meal, but you can also serve your selections on produce-themed tableware. We found a bunch of really fun dining and kitchen accessories. All in good taste.
Measure up: A set of four Farmer’s Market Measuring Spoons adds fresh color to any kitchen. The set costs $16.95 at Pier 1, www.pier1.com.
Shake it up: Garlic and artichoke salt and pepper shakers add seasonal style to the supper table. The set of two costs $9.95 at Pier 1, www.pier1.com.
Kernel of truth: This kitchen essential is patterned with what arguably is one of the favorite foods of summer. Corn-motif oven mitt is $7.99 at the gift shop at Ed Young’s TrueValue Hardware, 5641 Main St., Williamsville. There are matching pot holders, too, priced $4.99 each.
Slice of summer: Watermelon cutting and serving board, $14.95, and melon slicer, $19.99, make a cute couple. Made by Dexas and available at the gift shop at Ed Young’s TrueValue Hardware, 5641 Main St., Williamsville.
Playful platter: When you’re not using it at the table, you’ll want to display this colorful oval server by Baltimore potter Donna Toohey. The medium size measures 16 by 11 inches and costs $64 at Reeds/Jenss in Amherst and Orchard Park.
Pour it on: The Donut Pitcher, another hand-painted piece by potter Donna Toohey, stands 9 inches tall. It’s priced $45 at Reeds/Jenss, Amherst and Orchard Park.
Butter up: The cheerful design on this butter dish is found on the inside, too. From Donna Toohey; priced $40 at Reeds/Jenss, Amherst and Orchard Park.