25 Grilling Tools You Need This Season
Take your backyard barbecue to a whole new level with these 25 must-have grilling tools. From high-tech to quirky to extremely useful, you'll find something perfect for grilling toolbox this season!
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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.
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.
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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. If you’re just starting to grill, learn about all the grill fuels.
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Stok LED Grill Light
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Weber iGrill 3
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.
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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.
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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.
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Make perfectly sized burgers for your next tailgate party with the ultimate burger press. The unique grilling tool can also be used to make stuffed burgers.
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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.”
Char-Broil SmartChef Tru-Infrared 3-Burner Gas Grill
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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!
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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.
Collapsible Charcoal Starter
You’ll want to add this collapsible charcoal starter to the list of camping hacks you wish you knew about earlier. The starter heats charcoal quickly and is a great piece of equipment for grilling, tailgating, camping, beach trips and other outdoor activities.