The 30 Essential BBQ Tools You Need
These BBQ tools will enhance your favorite meals.
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Magnetic Barbecue Light Set
Still need to install some outdoor lighting? Add these magnetic barbecue lights to your grill to help you cook dinner in the dark. The lights work on most grills, except those made from stainless steel. They have a flexible neck so they can be adjusted to give off light right where you need it. Check out these surprising grilling facts you haven’t heard before.
Wood Grill Scraper with Bottle Opener
Tune up your gas grill and clean the grates with a wood grill scrapper. With wood scrapers, you don’t run the risk of losing a wire bristle in your food. This model is made from cedar and even comes with a leather grip and bottle opener handle.
Keep all your grilling tools handy with this professional-grade chef apron. The heavy-weight material is machine washable and has four pockets and a towel loop.
Stok LED Grill Light
Stainless Steel Skewers
Instead of bamboo skewers, try these stainless steel skewers for kebabs and grilling vegetables.
Weber iGrill 3 Thermometer
Considering a smoker? You’ll want a pair of these shredder tools for pulled pork and chicken. Shredder Claws have a bear paw shape so you can easily pick up hot food without burning your hands. Check out these things you wouldn’t think to grill—but should.
Don’t have a charcoal chimney starter? Try these lighter cubes. This set from Weber comes with 24 cubes that will light even when wet. They are also odorless and smokeless.
Grilling Floor Mat
Protect your new patio from ugly stains. This under-grill mat is fire retardant and flame resistant. The mat will protect your deck, patio, or lawn from spills and grill legs. Here are the answers to your biggest questions about grilling.
Grill late into the fall and winter with a set of baking mats. The mats will give you the grill lines you’re looking for and help prevent small pieces of food from falling through the grates. These heavy-duty non-stick mats work for most grills and have a five-star rating on Amazon.
Cuisinart Nonstick Reusable Grilling Sheets
Digital Meat Thermometer with Wireless Remote
This waterproof digital meat thermometer with wireless remote from Valoin is a high-tech grilling tool you’ll want this season. Monitor your food even when you have to step away. The thermometer can also be used for your oven. One reviewer noted that the thermometer worked flawlessly, adding, “It was very easy to program. It took a couple of seconds to reset the temperature settings. It’s extremely accurate.”
Set of Grilling Tools
Heavy-duty tongs and a spatula are a must-have for the ultimate backyard barbecue. This set includes a stainless-steel spatula, fork and tongs. Check out these delicious grill ideas for the best summer BBQ.
Char-Broil SmartChef Tru-Infrared 3-Burner Gas Grill
If it’s time to upgrade your barbecue tools and grilling accessories, don’t forget to spring for new gloves. These BBQ grilling gloves are made from silicone and offer maximum protection from burns and cuts. Take food directly off the grill with these gloves—no need to dirty a pan or platter!
Meat Injector Kit
You can intensify the flavor of grilled turkey, brisket, pork and chicken with a meat injector kit. This stainless-steel kit has three professional marinade needles with 2-ounce large capacity barrel.
Spatula with Bottle Opener
Here’s one new way to open a beer bottle. The barbecue spatula with a bottle opener from Cave Tools is also perfect for your next tailgate party.
Is a robot that cleans your grill grate necessary? Absolutely not. Is it super cool? Heck, yeah! The grill-cleaning Grillbot runs on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and has three spinning, brass wire brushes to do the dirty work. The brushes are removable and dishwasher safe. It actually does a good job of cleaning the tops of the grate but doesn’t get down inside quite as well as hand scraping. But then again, that would require scraping by hand. It takes 15 to 30 minutes of steel drum-like racket to get your grill nice and clean.
Oxo Good Grips Basting Brush
With a basting brush you want one that’s going to hold up to the heat. This one from Oxo is rated to 600 degrees Fahrenheit. It’ll create a new, even spread of barbecue sauce on your meat with its silicone bristles that have enough flexibility and strength so it’s not too loose. Here are some professional chefs’ favorite grilling tricks.
Cave Tools Vegetable Basket
Throw out the tin foil and make grilling vegetables and other small foods way easier with this Cave Tools vegetable basket.
Portable Wood-Fired Pizza Oven
Tote your outdoor pizza oven on your glamping adventure for the ultimate foodie experience! The Maximus Arena outdoor wood-fired oven is portable, so it works great for camping, tailgating or as a hallmark in your backyard. Now, get cooking! Make sure to try this grilling trick for the best burgers.