Friday, July 15, 2016

Product Review: Guac-Lock by Casabella #sponsor

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Casabella. All opinions are my own.

Remember when I wrote about our blogging event: #GuacSquad12? Click to read details about the event, see who's participating, and meet our sponsors: here.

We've timed our GuacSquad event with the release of a brand new product from one of our event sponsors: Casabella. The product is the Guac-Lock™.

All of the participating bloggers will be posting their own thoughts of the product along with a creative twist on guacamole. And...we are giving away TWELVE Guac-Locks™ during the event. Yes, twelve. A dozen of our lucky readers will be able to try the Guac-Lock™ for themselves.

You can check out the video below to find out more about the Guac-Lock™.


My Thoughts

I am not typically a gadgety-kinda gal. For instance, I use a stainless steel straw to pit cherries. While I do have a couple of cherry pitters in my drawers, my kitchen elves have claimed them, so I still use a straw. It works fine.

That being said, I am practical. And I despise spending money on ingredients for something that turns bad quickly. So, unless I'm certain I am not going to have leftovers, I usually don't make guacamole. We love it, but I don't like making it, covering the leftovers, and coming back to a bowl of greenish-brown mush. Yuck.

So, when Casabella approached me about hosting a guacmole event, I took a look at what the product was supposed to do: Keep guacamole fresh. For days.

Okay. I'll give it a try.

My first thought when I opened the box: "There are a lot of moving parts to this thing." Remember, I'm not gadgety.

My second thought: "Oh, my goodness, I need to look at the diagram to figure out how it works!"

There really aren't that many moving parts. I just needed to figure out how to seat it so that the rubber sealed against the cylinder correctly. So, once I took a deep breath and figured it out, I washed it, dried it, and got to work with my avocados.

One day I made Holy Mole Guac. Another day I made a different kind - that recipe will be posting soon! And both times I made enough to have leftovers.

I carefully filled the  Guac-Lock™, making sure to expel all the air. Then I locked it down and put it in the fridge.

The boys wanted more guacamole the following day, but I wanted to see how long it would stay fresh and green. So, I told them they could only have one bite each day. Unfortunately, that only got me through four days of testing.

But each day, I was surprised at how fresh and green the guacmole stayed in the  Guac-Lock™. It's fantastic. If you make guacmole, and you have enough for leftovers, you definitely want to give this a try. And, lucky for you, we are giving away a dozen of them. Good luck!

The Giveaway...

Our generous sponsors have contributed prizes for this event. The giveaway runs from July 8th through July 25th when we will select thirteen winners who will be notified by email. The first twelve winners will receive the Guac-Lock™ by Casabella; the thirteenth winner will receive a generous prize package from Gourmet Garden Herbs & Spices. No purchase necessary. Winners will have 48 hours to reply with contact information or new winner will be chosen.

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Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are our own.*

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  1. I love my guac-lock, I store ALL my dips in it now, not just guac!

  2. I am definitely a fancy guacamole favorite I've made is with mango!


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