Even as businesses start to open and larger gatherings become more prevalent, summertime staples of the Before Times, like visiting your local ice-cream parlor or even your local Mister Softee truck, are just not as effortless these days. Which is why this snow-cone-maker from gold-standard kitchen appliance brand Cuisinart seems particularly delightful right now: It can whip up as many as five snow cones in under a minute, to keep you (and your quarantine pod) cool during the dog days. The machine comes with 12 paper cones as well as four BPA-free reusable plastic ones and even has a pull-out serving tray that folds down for easy storage. Once the ice has been shaved, just add syrup and your summer treat is ready to go (without having to chase down that Mister Softee truck). Even more appealing is that, at Macy’s, the machine is on sale for 37 percent off (with the code FRIEND).
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