7 Essential Grilling Tools for Dad Slideshow
June 8, 2012
1. Two-in-One Mesh Grill Pan Set
Sometimes ingredients are too small and fall between the grates of the grill. With this grilling tool you never have to worry about that — stir-fries, charred summer salads, and shrimp are going nowhere but on the plate!
2. Long Locking Tongs
Tongs are super important; they are like a guy’s sword in front of the grill. These are comfortable, long, and have an awesome gravity lock feature.
3. Infrared Thermocouple Probe Thermometer
The future is here! Point at anything and get the surface-area temperature; unfold the probe and get the internal temperature — love it!
4. Charcoal Companion Barbecue Pit Mitt
Do not let the heat of the grill beat you! Throw the pit mitt on your hand and you can literally pick up hot skewers, tools, and foods.
5. Moistly Grilled Smoking Platform
Smoking foods is one of the sexiest ways to grill. Do not let the meat dry out — get this smoking platform and fill it with beer, wine, or juice and keep things moist with flavor.
6. Ready-Made Spices and Sauces
I have seen Tim Love’s sauces used in everything from marinades to cocktails — they're complex and flavorful in all the right ways. The rubs are completely different and add a whole new dimension to crusting your proteins or kicking up your sides.