This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Community·Posted on Jun 29, 202218 Products You Need To Make Your Summer Cooking + Entertaining A BreezeAs temperatures increase you may be planning on having more gatherings and BBQs with your friends and family. Make your summer cooking and entertaining tasty, efficient, and fun with these 18 items.by sambrookeCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The must have tool for all your summer cooking basquettes.cooking Make summer cooking easier and tastier with cookware that does it all. The Basquettes six piece "everything basket" replaces clutter and can be used as an air-fry tray for the oven, a crisper tray for the oven, a multi-level roasting pan, a rotisserie basket for the grill and oven, a veggie grilling basket, a seafood and fish grilling basket, a quick smoker on the grill, a barbecue tool, and even an oven dehydrator. With endless cooking and grilling opportunities, this tool is guaranteed to elevate your next BBQ. Basquettes is available on Amazon or their website. 2. The Perfect Ketchup for Your Next Barbecue organicville.com Finally, a condiment you can feel good about serving at your next summer cookout! Organicville Ketchup is made with non-GMO, USDA Organic and gluten free ingredients. Unlike other ketchups that use cane sugar and other high fructose corn syrup, Organicville Ketchup is made with agave nectar and tastes great. Your friends and family won't even know the difference and is perfect for those hot dogs and hamburgers! Organicville Ketchup is available at Whole Foods, Sprouts, or Amazon. 3. Elevate your summer spread organicville.com Impress your friends and family at your summer BBQ with this tasty version of Dijon mustard! Organicville Dijon Mustard is made with a blend of mustard seeds, fresh herbs, and spices. Meeting multiple dietary needs, this condiment is ISDA Organic, vegan, non-GMO, Whole30 Approved, and has zero grams of added sugar, perfect for adding flavor to your summer dishes without the guilt. Organicville Dijon Mustard is available at Whole Foods and Amazon. 4. The only cooking oil you'll ever need chefslife.com Whether you plan on grilling, sautéing, frying, roasting, or baking your meals this summer, Chefs Life Cooking Oil is the only cooking oil you'll need! Developed by Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey, the high heat oil is a custom blend and is proven restaurant-quality, perfect for grilling all your summer meats. Chefs Life cooking oils include a special blend of avocado, second pressed olive, sunflower, and grape seed oils, delivering a completely neutral taste to let your ingredients shine, and ultimately wow yourself and your guests! Chefs Life oils are available at grocery stores such as Kroger, Ralph's, Smith's, Baker's, and on their website. 5. The perfect nuts to add to your summer charcuterie board santenuts.com Looking for a feisty kick to add to your summer charcuterie boards? Santé Nuts Chipotle Almonds are super crunchy and include five flavorful peppers. You can also add these spicy almonds to savory dishes that need a little extra heat and crunch or snack on them straight out of the bag! Santé Nuts are available on Amazon or their website. 6. A fresh take on classic marinara sauce jerseytomatoco.com Redefine your favorite Italian dishes this summer with The Jersey Tomato Co. Marinara Sauce. Made with 100% New Jersey Tomatoes praised for the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity, this marinara sauce features bright aromas and a delightfully fresh texture. Try this marinara for your next summer pizza or pasta night and taste the difference compared to other sauces! The Jersey Tomato Co. has other tasty sauce options including Tomato Basil Sauce, Arrabbiata Sauce, and Roasted Garlic Sauce. Jersey Tomato Co. is available on their website and retailers such as Stop & Shop, Shoprite, Acme, Bristol Farms, and more. 7. Drink your summer beverages with biodegradable straws phadeproducts.com When sipping on refreshing beverages this summer, make it eco-friendly with Phade Straws! Phade Straws are sustainable, single-use, structurally sound, and won't dissolve in your drink like paper straws. These straws are marine biodegradable and breakdown in just 58 days compared to the average 73,049 days it takes for traditional plastic straws to compost. Sip sustainably all summer long by ordering Phade Straws on Amazon or their website. 8. Fill your cooler with eco-friendly water at your next BBQ boxedwaterisbetter.com Instead of filling your cooler with plastic water bottles at your next summer cookout, opt for a more eco-friendly water choice to offer guests! With 100% purified water and paper-based cartons that are 92% renewable and less harmful to our earth, Boxed Water cartons can be reused and recycled with proper care, so you can stay hydrated all summer long without harming the planet! Boxed Water is available at Boxed Water on Amazon, Walmart, Vons and their website. 9. A tasty alternative to traditional soda drinkolipop.com Looking for a refreshing drink to serve your guests that isn't packed with sugar like traditional sodas? OLIPOP is a healthy alternative that tastes just like your favorite soda but without the bad stuff. OLIPOP is packed with prebiotics, plant fiber, and botanicals to boost the health of your microbiome and digestive system. The soda-alternative comes in flavors such as Orange Cream, Tropical Punch, Classic Root Beer, Vintage Cola, Strawberry Vanilla, and more, perfect for that crisp summer drink. OLIPOP is available on their website, Amazon, Walmart, Target, and over 4,500 stores nationwide. 10. Stay energized all summer without dehydration drinkoaza.com While you may want to drink tons of caffeine to stay energized for your summer activities, staying hydrated with proper electrolytes is just as important! Oaza's oat milk cold brew gives you the functionality you need to stay energized, plus it supports hydration by including electrolytes! Made with premium coffee beans and oat milk, Oaza's oat milk cold brew allows you to stay energized and hydrated for your summer fun with all the flavor and a fraction of the calories. Oaza Cold Brew is available on their website and on Amazon. 11. A non-alcoholic wine alternative to sip on all summer karviva.com Sometimes lounging on the porch with a glass of wine sounds like the perfect summer afternoon. But what if you don't drink alcohol? With Karviva's Unwined alcohol-free wine alternative you can still enjoy the summer breeze with a flavorful glass of "wine" in hand. The malbec inspired drink includes healthy powerhouse superfoods such as aronia berry, dark cherry, schisandra berry, mulberry, and prickly pear, which help treat diabetes, obesity, and hangovers. These super-fruits help decrease swelling and reduce soreness, great for unwinding after a long summer day of fun in the sun! Karvina Unwined wine is available on their website, Amazon, Whole Foods, and more. 12. Add this healthy, delicious, and sustainable fish to your summer cooking menu thebetterfish.com Looking for delicious fish to serve at your next big summer gathering? With crowd pleasing flavors including Lemon Herb Butter, Garlic Teriyaki, Tuscan Herb Butter, and even Crispy Fish Tenders, these are the perfect options to present your guests with versatility in flavors and protein options that they'll be sure to enjoy. The Better Fish Barramundi sustainably ocean-farms their fish in pristine waters, flash frozen at source to reduce food waste and carbon footprint, and Fair Trade and ASC Certified. The Better Fish Barramundi products are available on Instacart, Amazon, Whole Foods, Costco and Vons. 13. Responsibly raised versions of your BBQ favorites rastellis.com Rastelli's makes farm-to-butcher-to-table easy by delivering responsibly raised meat straight to your door! Rastelli's has a variety of meat options including steak craft burgers, wagyu burgers, hardwood smoked bacon, and a unique fan favorite– the Round Hot Dog. The Round Dog is a hot dog except in burger shape, made from 100% Pasture-Raised Black Angus Beef, perfect for switching it up at your next barbecue. Rastelli's meats are available on their website. 14. A plant-based option for your vegan BBQ guests planetbasedfoods.com Planning on serving burgers at your next BBQ but have vegan guests? Lightly seasoned with a tasty mix of garlic, onion, and smoked paprika, Plant Based Foods' Original Burgers are the perfect alternative to offer guests who have vegan dietary restrictions. These patties are hemp-based and though they are not made to mimic meat, even meat-eaters enjoy these patties. Make the perfect summer BBQ burger with their delicious patties and top it off with your favorite toppings. Plant Based Foods is available on their website. 15. A tasty side dish to your summer meals without without an elaborate recipe fillos.com At your next summer gathering, make cooking dinner for friends easy with Fillo's. Fillo's bean packages are already seasoned, so all you have to do is heat and eat! Spend time with your guests instead of in the kitchen following a lengthy recipe! Fillo's beans come in a variety of flavors including Cuban Black Bean, Peruvian Lentil, Puerto Rican Pink Bean, Tex Mex Pinto, Mexican Mayocoba Bean, and Panamanian Chickpea. Fillo's is available at various grocery stores, their website, or on Amazon. 16. Impress your guests with homemade dessert mychefwave.com Want to wow your guests at your next summer party? With the ChefWave Elado 2-Qt. Automatic Ice Cream, Sorbet, and Frozen Yogurt Maker you can easily make a delicious frozen treat to satisfy all your guests. Elado has everything you need to make ice cream and other frozen desserts in a matter of minutes. Simply prepare your ingredients, plug the machine in, set the time, start churning, and pour! ChefWave Elado 2-Qt. Automatic Ice Cream maker is available on their website, on Amazon, or Walmart. 17. Add some flavor to your summer meals zaltsalt.com Looking for ways to add flavor to the meals you serve your friends and family this summer? Zalt spices make easy add-in seasonings that are inspired by African cuisine to make your meal taste the best with their Choma, Cheza, and Flake Zalts. Their Choma spice is the perfect one-step solution to getting your meat ready for the barbecue with a combination of hand harvested sea salt, garlic and ginger with mustard seeds and toasted coriander seeds. Sprinkle their Cheza spice over your roasted vegetables for a smoky, spicy flavor. The Flake Zalt has a delicate, crisp structure and refined, clean taste great to finish off any dish, or bring as a hostess gift when the summer gathering is at a friend's house! Zalt spices are dehydrated in-house, meaning you get all the flavor and nutrients at the peak of their freshness for your summer dishes! Zalt spices are available on their website. 18. Store your summer BBQ leftovers with Zip Top ziptop.com While cooking and cleaning up at your summer barbecue, skip the single-use plastic containers and use reusable ones instead! These containers zip shut while being microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe, making it easy to store summer cookout leftovers. Zip Top reusable containers are safe to reuse time and time again and replace up to 5,000 plastic bags with every container. Zip Top Containers are available on Amazon, Target, or Costco.