In time for warmer weather and well-chilled cocktails, slushy desserts and refreshing snow cones, KitchenAid has added an ice shaver to its roster of mixer attachments. Fill the molds that fit the unit and freeze them, then pop them in, activate your machine and a feathery cloud of shaved ice falls into your waiting container. Coffee, fruit juice or other liquids can be used. What a way to serve gazpacho! There are two blades, fine and coarse. It fits all models of the company’s standing mixers.
Shave Ice Attachment, $99.99, kitchenaid.com.