Giveaway: Set of Three GIR Silicone Spatulas

GIR spatulas

When I was growing up, one of the staple tools in our kitchen was the trusty rubber-headed spatula. Known to us as a rubber scraper, it was my mother’s go-to utensil for cleaning bowls of cookie dough, saving every drop of leftover spaghetti sauce, and generally ensuring that not a drop of food was wasted.

However, those scrapers we used to use had some serious drawbacks. The rubber heads never lasted particularly long, they weren’t particularly sturdy in high temperature situations, and they had to be removed from the wooden handles all the time to prevent any grossness from collecting under there.

Happily, the flexible spatula has come a very long way in recent years. They nearly all have heatproof heads and my favorite ones are the fully encased silicone models where the heads don’t separate from the handle. I find that they last a whole lot longer than the previous generations, and I love that they can go in the dishwasher.

One company that’s making particularly awesome spatulas these days is GIR. They are made from food-safe silicone with a polymer core. They are heat proof up to 464 degrees F and are really great for stirring simmering batches of jams and jellies.

Thanks to the nice folks at GIR, I have a set of three spatulas (the mini, the skinny, and the ultimate) to give away today. Here’s how to enter:

  1. Leave a comment on this post and tell me show 2014 is treating you so far.
  2. Comments will close at 11:59 pm east coast time on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Winner will be chosen at random and will be posted to the blog on Sunday, January 26, 2014.
  3. Giveaway is open to everyone.
  4. One comment per person, please. Entries must be left via the comment form on the blog at the bottom of this post. I can not accept submissions via email.

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823 Responses to Giveaway: Set of Three GIR Silicone Spatulas

  1. 801
    Salem Cairns says:

    2014 has been good thus far. Our house is healthy and we are praying for the health of many of our extended family and friends.

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    momchelle says:

    so far 2014 has been crazy/hectic! I’m sure things will calm down in February- wait, make that March! (well, maybe after school is out in May?) How have you been?

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    LindaV says:

    So far 2014 has been a series of tantalizing mysteries for me. I know that I have great tthings to look forward to, but I’m not sure yet exactly what form they will take. Fun and exciting!

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    Amy L says:

    2014 has been way too cold so far, and we’ve had a lot more snow than usual. I’m hoping it gets better soon.

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    Celeste says:

    So far, 2014 has been a really busy year (already!) for me.

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    Samantha says:

    2014 has been rough so far. However, I did open the peaches I canned to find that they were a complete delight. It’s like having a bit of last summer in the middle of winter.

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    Khoi says:

    2014 kicked off with meeting my new husband’s extended family for the first time at their annual reunion. They are a fun and loving bunch so I’d say it’s a great start to a new year.

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    409cope says:

    So far so good. I can’t wait for March to travel for my grandson’s first birthday.

  9. 809
    lisa says:

    it’s dry dry dry in CA this January, but otherwise all is great

  10. 810
    anne says:

    just like the last poster, i am in california and it sure is dry. i’m kind of missing the usual wet winter. 2014 has been okay for me… just made some meyer lemon marmalade with your help, my first ever canning adventure. i could sure use these lovely spatulas. i don’t have anything like them.
    thanks for all your detailed lovely posts and happy 2014!

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    laurie says:

    this year has started off horrible for me the extremely cold temps and I have frozen pipes or busted pipes so this has not been a good start I hope it gets better later

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    Theresa J says:

    SO far so good. Hoping my daughter passes her tests.

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    Melissa D says:

    I’ve caught every bug since Thanksgiving, and so have my kids. I’m so, so ready to be well again!

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    Sandy says:

    I would like to try caning beans. I have never tried them yet. I can use the new kitchen tools to do it with. Thank you Hope I Win.

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    Constance says:

    So far so good! Looking at CSAs for the coming eating season.

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    Wendy Lange says:

    2014 has been good to my family so far, although my son is having a rocky start with the flu.

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    Mary says:

    2014, eh? Well, it’s been absolutely freezing, cold enough to have indoor recess every day last week (-30C) and now I have to spend the entire weekend writing report cards, as I’ve been too busy watching Australian Open tennis. Must get to bed to be up at 3:30am for the final. Love the spatulas–I’ve never seen those before.

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    Sarah Pitzman says:

    This year so dar has been busy! Preparing to move in the next few weeks. Wondering how I will get all of my family’s belongings safely packed and transported. Not to mention all of the jars of stuff I put up last summer!

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    Birdiebee says:

    It is not going as planned but I don’t think that life always works on the plan one has outlined for themselves. I just keep on moving on and am waiting for winter to be over.

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