They also look cool and do a good job of hiding any messy grease of stains. Nitrile gloves are a lot tougher than latex and don’t contain any powders. It’s true that spending time and money obsessing over accessories won’t make you a great barbecuer. But investing in some simple, quality bbq accessories can save you a lot of time and hassle, and ultimately make your BBQ taste better. These are just a few out of hundreds of great smoker accessories.
Share your favorite accessories in the comments below. Last update on 2020-05-20 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API. Best Grilling Accessories, Smoking and BBQ Gadgets for 2020. There are quite literally thousands of accessories marketed toward helping us with our grilling and smoking. But which are any good, and are we happy to recommend? The best grilling accessories can make whatever task at hand easier.
Some are essential, while others are just fun to show off. They can be found anywhere from the dollar store to high-end specialty e-stores. Cost doesn’t always translate to quality, so do your research and buy what most suits you. In this article concerning the best bbq and grilling accessories on the market. We look at the must-haves, the nice-to-haves, and the I-just-want-to-have type gadgets related to outdoor cooking. Below we list a whole range of grilling gadgets and tools, explaining how each functions, how they benefit the grilling experience and then feature a top-seller as an example in each category. As a side note, if you ended up here looking for a gift for the pitmaster in your life, as well as the items below being good choices we also have guides to the best BBQ, grilling and outdoor cookbooks, a roundup of the best BBQ gift basket ideas, and a guide to the best gifts for BBQ lovers. Let’s get back on track and take a look at some of the best grilling accessories and BBQ tools and gadgets on the market today. The Essential, Best Grilling Accessories that All Should Own. We start off the list with the tools we see as essential. The tools that every pitmaster should own, because grilling without them is either impossible, dangerous, or simply harder than it needs to be. No matter your grill or smoker of choice, whether a gas grill, charcoal grill, pellet smoker or offset, you need to have some flavor of the following tools in your arsenal. Grilling Tools (Spatula, Tongs, Grill brush) Food has to be turned and transferred. Grills must be cleaned of burned protein and sauce bits. Sure, you could use a large fork for the turning but only if you like risking singed fingers. If you didn’t get a set of bbq tools with your new grill, some manufacturers will offer discounts. Kits can be very basic or extended to things like corn holders and bottle openers. There are spatulas, tongs, and grill brushes specifically designed for use on grills. These tools should be sturdier than regular kitchen utensils and provide a measure of protection from the heat of the grill. Grill brushes are any easy way to remove baked-on crud from the grill grate. There are a number of good grill sets including the Cuisinart ‘CGS-7014 13-piece bamboo tool set’ by Cuisinart, a stainless steel 14-piece kit conveniently stored in an aluminum case. Owners speak enthusiastically of the overall quality and functionality. Pieces include a spatula with a bottle opener, corn holders, fork, tongs, and a silicone basting brush. Grilling tools are one of the foundations of grilling; the more you grill, the more use you may find for skewers and injectors.
On the grill or in the smoker, the longer something cooks, the drier it becomes. There are two essential tools to prevent dry-out, the basting brush, and the sauce mop. Brushes resemble thin paint brushes, only with longer handles. Silicon has become the material of preference for the business end of the brush, eliminating the problem of stray fibers typical of fibrous brushes.
It’s easy to clean and decontaminate and is highly heat tolerant. A good brush allows you to add moisture after the meat forms its crust. Owners of the Heavy-duty BBQ Basting Brush by HQY love its stainless-steel frame with silicone bristles.