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Grilling season is almost here, so it’s time to stock up on all the supplies you need to make the most of your barbecue. Some essentials — like a good grill — are obvious, but there are some lesser-known tools out there that will really take your grilled creations to the next level.
Whether it’s a gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or something for the grill master in you, check out these nine products. They’re a must for anyone who loves grilling season.
1. Weber 450100001 Black Spirit II E-310 LP Gas Grill
First things first: you need to choose a good grill. If you opt for a gas grill over a charcoal grill, it’s hard to beat the Weber Spirit II Gas Grill, which comes equipped with hooks for storage and a unique ignition system that makes for a perfect start every time.
2. Z Grills ZPG-7002B 2019 New Model Wood Pellet Smoker Grill & Smoker, 8 in 1 BBQ Grill
On the other hand, if it’s a smoky, wood-grilled flavor you’re after, the Z Grills Wood Pellet Smoker & Grill is the BBQ grill you’re looking for. It offers an oversized grilling area for even cooking and delicious smoky flavor. Although it’s more expensive than a typical gas grill, having the option to use it as a smoker as well adds value.
3. Chef’s Choice 609A Electric Food Slicer
Whether you grill a whole turkey or want to slice some vegetables for grilling, a meat slicer helps you elevate your cuisine to a professional level. The Chef’s Choice food slicer works efficiently and quietly and gives you expert-level results.
4. Breville BFP800XL Sous Chef Food Processor
For marinades, salsas and sauces to accompany all your grilled dishes, a quality food processor is essential to save you time chopping and blending. The Breville Sous Chef Food Processor takes up a lot of counter space, but its excellent slicing, shredding and grating capabilities make it a worthy investment for any griller who’s serious about their sauces.
5. BigMouth Inc. The Grill Sargeant BBQ Apron
Whoever’s in charge of grilling is bound to get a little dirty, so an apron can prevent you from ruining your clothes. This cheeky camouflage apron also comes equipped with plenty of pockets for all your grilling tools and condiments. It even has can holders for your beer.
6. SEMBOH Extreme Heat Resistant BBQ Gloves
Safety comes first, so be sure to protect your hands with these heavy-duty, heat-resistant gloves that can withstand temperatures up to 932℉.
7. Cuisinart CNW-328 Non-Stick Grill Wok
This handy grill wok allows you to easily grill small foods, like chopped veggies, fish and cubed meats, without worrying about them falling through the grate.
8. Cuisinart CGS-5020 20-Piece Stainless Steel Deluxe Grill Set
This all-inclusive grill set has every tool you could possibly need, including tongs, a basting brush, five skewers and more.
9. Grillbot Automatic Grill Cleaner
Once dinner has been served, your work at the grill is not done. This automatic grill cleaner makes clean-up a breeze.
Grilling is one of the summer’s great pleasures, and we can’t wait. Are you ready for the season now?