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Published:March 28th, 2007 08:53 EST
Food Network's Got the Must-Have Gadgets this Spring

Food Network's Got the Must-Have Gadgets this Spring

By SOP newswire

Food Network newcomers Sunny Anderson and Marc Istook dish on the latest kitchen necessities on Gotta Get It., a new series of primetime specials airing this spring, with the first two episodes premiering on April 21st at 9PM ET/PT. Sunny and Marc showcase the most contemporary, must-have kitchen gadgets and test out the devices to find out which ones viewers truly gotta get.

The six specials include:

“QUICK & EASY” and “BREAKFAST” - - Saturday, April 21st at 9:00 and 9:30PM ET/PT

Everyone wishes their morning routine could be more efficient. To make life a little easier, Sunny and Marc demonstrate gadgets that get viewers out of the kitchen faster, without sacrificing their cool factor. See how to scramble an egg while it’s still in its shell or bake in a microwave! Plus machines that make healthy, homemade yogurts and juices.

“WEDDING GIFTS” and “GADGET GIFTS” - - Thursday, May 3rd at 8:00 and 8:30PM ET/PT

For those bored with selecting items off of a wedding registry, Gotta Get It highlights creative new gift possibilities.  From high-end luxury items like LG’s refrigerator with a built-in high-def television to a space-age martini atomizer, the new couple-to-be is sure to love these one-of-a-kind gifts. The specials are part of Food Network’s “Wedding Week” celebration (airs April 30-May 5.)

“GRILLING” and “ENTERTAINING” - - Saturday, June 2nd at 10:00 and 10:30PM ET/PT

During Food Network’s “Grillin’ and Chillin’ Week,” Sunny and Marc head to the backyard for some entertaining and high-tech barbecuing.  Grillmeisters will flip for the ultimate kebab fork and a steak-sized, monogrammed branding iron.  To keep the patio party going, there’s even a hand-cranked blender for making the perfect margarita!

Former hip-hop DJ, Sunny Anderson, combines her passion for music and culture with her love for food and entertaining as the Food and Lifestyle editor at Hip Hop Weekly Magazine.  In her column “Belly of the Beats,” Sunny interviews hip-hop stars about food, cooking, and the restaurants they own or love to frequent.  She also runs her own catering company, Sunny’s Delicious Delights. Marc Istook began his career as a well-known sports anchor before moving to Los Angeles to host and produce “Get Out!” an award-winning show highlighting fun things to do in LA.  As a graduate of TCU and proud Texan, Marc continues to scour southern California for the perfect BBQ and most authentic Tex-Mex.

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