Grilling season is upon those of us who live in North America (though some of us grill off season too). Whether you’re an amateur or an expert griller, as with much else about cooking, having the proper tools make your meals all the more delicious. We’ve researched the finest, most helpful, and most useful tools every Grill Master or Grill Mistress needs for the 10 Best BBQ Tools:
1. All Clad BBQ Tool Set In Carrying Case
All Clad has made cooking easier and more convenient thanks to the 4 Piece BBQ Tool Set With Carrying Case. This portable set is made of the finest steel on earth and designed for maximum safety and control. Long handled pieces include a two pronged fork, locking tongs, marinade brush, and turner that are sturdy and completely dishwasher safe for easy clean up. The metal protective case keeps all of your gear together and ready to travel.
2. The Cook’s Illustrated Guide To Grilling And Barbecue by Cook’s Illustrated Magazine Editors
Novice and even experienced grillers will find The Cook’s Illustrated Guide To Grilling And Barbecue book enlightening. As one of the most comprehensive books for outdoor cooking, this illustrated guide is full of 450 recipes, prepping techniques, and instructions to better understand grilling, roasting, and barbecuing. This book also offers ratings regarding the Equipment and Tools for Outdoor Cooking as well as recommendations for particular brands.
3. Steven Raichlen Best Of Barbecue Signature Stainless Steel Grilling Kabob Skewers, Set of 6 (3/8 inch wide)
Steven Raichlen has authored enough top selling Barbecue Bible and led the series Barbecue University to be considered the authority on outdoor cooking. His innovations in the field of grilling and barbecuing led to a product line in collaboration with The Companion Group designed precisely from his expertise. Among the best products of this line are the Steven Raichlen Best Of Barbecue Signature Stainless Steel Grilling Kabob Skewers, Set of 6 (3/8 inch wide). These stainless steel 18 inch skewers are durable, versatile, and slip/spin proof...making them a must have for all people who grill.
4. Heat Resistant Fireplace And Barbecue Gloves
We all agree that safety is integral for any dealings with heat and fire. The Heat Resistant Fireplace and Barbecue Gloves by Go Gloves are among the best available. Featuring three inches of durable suede cowhide leather with a synthetic wool lining, these gloves are designed for protection, dexterity, and comfort. They also have leather loops for hanging and hide soot, dirt, and grim with the black and rust coloring. Considered an “ideal last minute gift” by Gauntlet Cuff, these gloves are exceptional.
5. GrillPro 60090 Universal Heavy Duty Rotisserie Kit For Grills
No grill is complete without the GrillPro 60090 Universal Heavy Duty Rotisserie Kit For Grills. Best described as “hassle free,” this sturdy rotisserie kit includes a 31 inch spit rod with a 6 inch extension, a deluxe motor with an on/off switch, counter balance kit, and heavy duty forks. As an added bonus, it also features universal and OEM brackets for GrillPro, Broil King, Broil Mate, and Sterling grills.
6. Outset Dual Grill Basket And Skillet
Prepare your favorite veggies, meats, and seafood without losing a bite through the cooking grate with the Outset Dual Grill Basket And Skillet. Made of high quality, durable, non stick mesh, this multipurpose grill basket can work as a skillet, deep basket, or lidded grill basket. At 11.75 inches, this basket travels well and adds flavor to any meal.
7. Big X 2 Pocket BBQ or Kitchen 28 Inch Apron
Protect your body and your clothes while grilling (or cooking) up your favorite meals with the big X 2 pocket BBQ or Kitchen 28 Inch Apron. This apron is available in your chef’s favorite colors and made of either 100% or a 65% polyester, 35% cotton blend. Affordable, machine washable and complete with pockets for necessities, this apron is a great buy.
8. Easy-To-Use Electronic BBQ Fork/Thermometer With Jumbo LCD Display
Many grillers mistakenly believe the color and texture of meat is enough to ensure food is fully cooked. Grill masters believe the only way to ensure this is by using a digital thermometer like the Easy-To-Use Electronic BBQ Fork/Thermometer With Jumbo LCD Display. This product is precise, preprogrammable, and easy to clean. With stainless steel tines and beep alerts, this thermometer is an affordable must have for every barbecue.
9. Charcoal Companion Mini-Burger “Sliders” Grilling Set
Charcoal Companion has made a way to toast buns enough to feed a small crowd without burning them! Their Mini-Burger “Sliders” Grilling Set is durable, latchable, and made of a nonstick basket large enough to cook 9 burgers at the same time. This set includes a triple mini-burger press to guarantee uniformity in size and shape, a bun cutter for perfectly sized buns, and a comfortable rosewood handle for easy turning.
10. RubberMaid #G100-12 BBQ Grill Brush
Clean up is an easy chore thanks to the RubberMaid #G100-12 BBQ Grill Brush. This tool makes clearing the grill after cooking a breeze with its long handled design. Featuring Rubbermaid’s standard of durability this brush has brass bristles also has a slotted scraper for the hard to reach places and baked on gunk. Plus it’s affordable enough for anyone’s budget.