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iSi Flex-it

Silicone Tools

Measuring Cup Makeover

When I cook it looks like a hurricane blew through our kitchen. Pots here, pans there, and plenty of drips everywhere. I clumsily drop key utensils, and often wind up doing things in a makeshift way. I rarely come out of the experience unscathed (I’ve got a scar or splatter stain from almost every culinary undertaking).

I need some better techniques -- and these measuring cups and mixing bowls from iSi are just what the baker ordered. They’re different from most measuring cups and bowls for one main reason: They’re made
of flexible silicone. Here’s why that’s so nifty:

* You can pinch the rim to form a big or small spout to pour with total precision (less mess, particularly when you’re pouring directly into a narrow space, such as the chute of a food processor)* You can fill them with boiling hot liquids, then grab them right away with your hands (no burns)* The rubbery outside surface is easy to grip (no butterfingers) Unlike typical hard plastic kitchen tools, food-safe silicone won’t break down in heat and doesn’t react with foods. Would you ditch your old measuring cups and mixing bowls to try something different? These tools will change the way you work in the kitchen.

— Ann
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iSi - Flex it Measuring Cups and Mixing Bowls

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Grommet Launch Conversation

  • Judiaann
    Judiaann

    Hi Everyone! We are delighted to have iSi's Flex It measuring cups and bowls featured on the Daily

    Grommet today. Sometimes reinventing a traditional tool with modern materials yields wonderful results. The flexibility of silicone allows the edges of bowls and measuring cups to be pinched into points for easy pouring. A simple idea that will make your time in the kitchen more productive. I am here today to answer any questions you have.

  • Jamie Fairchild
    Jamie Fairchild
    9/26/2011 12:19 PM

    What a great concept! When are you going to make those mixing bowls in purple? :)

  • J
    J
    9/26/2011 11:54 PM

    @Jamie Fairchild: Our Flex~it Mixing Bowls are currently available in kitchen-friendly shades red, white, green, and orange but purple is always a possibility down the road!

  • SG Wathen
    SG Wathen
    9/26/2011 12:29 PM

    Are these for liquid measures or dry measures also marked?

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    9/26/2011 1:18 PM

    @SG Wathen: These are liquid measuring cups. For dry measuring your measuring utensils should be exact size so you can fill them to the top and level off with a knife to get your precise dry measurement. If you don't need to be so precise with your recipe, cups are listed on the iSi measuring cups, so you could use it for dry ingredients.

  • S G Wathen
    S G Wathen
    9/26/2011 2:53 PM

    @Katherine Klinger: thank you

  • Anne
    Anne
    9/26/2011 12:56 PM

    I bought the measuring cups when they were featured on DG before. I absolutely love them, and have given them as gifts to just about everybody on my holiday list. I use them every day!

  • MLI
    MLI
    9/26/2011 7:48 PM

    Hi!

    I love the idea of these. How sturdy are the for mixing in? My other silicone cookwear is super flimsy.

    Thanks!!

    -MLI

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    9/26/2011 11:59 PM

    @MLI: Great question. I will have one of our testers stop by and let you know how it was to work with.

  • Wendy
    Wendy – Grommet Team
    9/27/2011 9:32 AM

    @MLI I used the mixing bowls and found them fine to stir and mix with. They are flexible at the top, but have a sturdy base. It is different from using a glass mixing bowl, but I got used to it quickly.

  • Donna
    Donna
    10/11/2011 2:34 AM

    Could you tell me where these are manufactured. Thanks!

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    10/11/2011 9:52 AM

    @Donna Thomson: They are made in China.

  • Tom
    Tom
    10/28/2011 2:24 PM

    I bought the measuring cup set for my husband who is a chef and he absolutely loves them and uses them every day!

    He has already given away 3 sets as gifts and I just purchased 3 more sets because he wants more for gifts! Thanks for introducing us to this great product!

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    10/28/2011 3:16 PM

    @Tom Barton: Wow! That's a great testimonial. Thank you for stopping back to share. We are glad they are such a hit.

  • Elizabeth Bailey
    Elizabeth Bailey
    11/6/2011 3:17 PM

    Can you use these cups in the microwave?

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    11/21/2011 9:06 PM

    @Elizabeth Bailey: Yes, they are microwave safe. This and other detailed information about these cups can be found on the details tab below the Grommet video but above its story. It's easy to miss so I wanted to point it out. We're glad that you stopped by today.

  • Erica Warmoth
    Erica Warmoth
    11/21/2011 6:08 PM

    Love these! We use these in my sis-n-law's baking business. She has had them for years and they hold up really well.

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    11/21/2011 9:05 PM

    @Erica Warmoth: We love finding out that these are what the pros use. Thank you for stopping by!

  • Dana
    Dana
    2/17/2012 5:40 PM

    Can I be notified when your measuring cups are back in stock? Thank you!

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    2/19/2012 11:24 PM

    @Dana Tock: We'll be sure to let you know when the measuring cups are available. Thank you for your interest.

  • Dana
    Dana
    3/13/2012 12:54 PM

    @Chew-Hoong : Thank you!

  • Ann
    Ann
    2/21/2012 1:46 PM

    please notify me when measuring cups are back in stock, also.

    Thank you!

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    2/23/2012 1:07 AM

    @Ann Nagin: Once they're in, we'll let you know. Thank you for your interest.

  • Jessica @ Pen N' Paperflowers
    Jessica @ Pen N' Paperflowers
    6/7/2012 1:44 PM

    I'd love to be notified when the measuring cups are back in stock.

    What a brilliant product!!

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    6/11/2012 12:37 PM

    @Jessica @ Pen N' Paperflowers: Thanks for your enthusiastic support. Will be sure to get the cups in your hands when available.

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