15 Best Grilling and Barbeque Tool Sets for a Luxury Dinner Party
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Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 15 of the best barbeque tool sets, tools and accessories for your grilling needs this summer 2022 season. Whether a novice or an experienced griller, here’s what every person needs for the best barbeque and grilling in summer 2022, including tools, tool sets, accessories and expert tips for a perfect luxury dinner party. Or two.
15 of the best Barbeque tools, tool sets and accessories for grilling in 2022
Memorial Day is a little over a month away, and you know what that means: we’re a month out from the unofficial start of summer. And since we like to be prepared, that means it’s time to get ready for our favorite part of the season – grilling.
What every person needs for the best barbeque and grilling in summer 2022, including tools, accessories and expert tips.
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If you’re anything like us, we know you’re interested in learning about the tools and accessories that will help you host the best summer barbecues of all time. Here are fifteen must-haves, both big and small, that will help you take your grilling to the next level. Order now, and you can enjoy a happy season full of delicious food.
15 best grilling and Barbeque tools, tool sets and accessories 2022
1. Traeger Timberline Grill
We start our list of the best barbeque and grilling tools, tips and accessories for the summer of 2021 with the foundation. The grill.
Maybe you already have an outdoor grill you love. But if you’re in the market for a new one, we have to recommend the Timberlines from grill-giant Traeger. This is a wood-fire grill – controversial, but we’re in favor – and it will give you the ability to smoke, roast, braise and even bake your meat. It has fully insulated construction, three tiers of stainless-steel grates, and all-terrain wheels.
It’s also a digital grill, and comes equipped with “WiFire,” so that you can control your entire cooking experience from the palm of your hand. The app allows you to view the temperature, the cook-time, and even step-by-step grilling instructions, straight from your smartphone or tablet. Becoming a skilled barbecue chef has never been easier. Choose between grill sizes – how much meat do you plan to cook at once? – and start off summer on the right foot.
BUY NOW – $2099 – $2299.
2. Flame Boss 400-Wifi Smoke Controller
If you already have a grill, no problem. Accessories like this one will help you to give it a little upgrade. Flame Boss’s smoke controller is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Home, as well as any smartphone, and it will permanently change your grilling experience.
Through the app, you can follow a graph of your meats’ cook times, and carefully monitor the grill’s temperature at all times. The blower unit will make automatic adjustments when the temperature dips too high or too low, meaning there’s less for you to worry about. Thanks to tech, you too can become an infallible grill master.
BUY NOW – $229.
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3. Signals BBQ Alarm Thermometer with Wifi and Bluetooth
This meat thermometer from Signals does it all, and leaves time for you to multitask – which is important when you’re hosting an event. . Simply connect the prongs to your pieces of meat, and then use Wifi and Bluetooth to watch their temperatures from any device.
Never again will you miss the moment when your burgers need to be flipped, because the app will sound an alarm to alert you. Now that we know our meat is going to cook perfectly, we can actually enjoy the rest of the party.
BUY NOW – $239.
4. Jolly Green Heat-Resistant BBQ Gloves
It’s all in the details. You’re definitely going to want to invest in a pair of heat-resistant gloves, and we love this pair from Jolly Green.
They can handle up to 425 degrees Fahrenheit, and will make handling your meat less stressful. Of course, they can also be used as oven mitts, and they clean easily in the dishwasher.
BUY NOW – $28.55.
Looftlighter is perhaps the most unanimously praised gadget in barbecuing, and for good reason. There has never been an easier way of lighting your grill. It is completely electric, works with any kind of grill (and with your fireplace!) and has no gas, flame, or need of lighter fluids.In sixty seconds, you’ll have a roaring flame. It’s a must-have for this year’s barbecue season.
BUY NOW – $99.99.
6. Grillbot Red
Another popular item: the Grillbot Red. When the party ends, the last thing you’re going to want to do is spend time cleaning the grill. That’s where the Grillbot comes in – now in the new 3.0 model. All you have to do is press a button, and use the bot’s computer to control its speed and direction. And yes, of course it’s rechargeable. Though cleanup may not be the most glamorous part of summer parties, it’s important, and the Grillbot makes it easy.
BUY NOW – $109.95.
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Even though we’re recommending a wood-fire grill, we know that charcoal grills are the most common, and they’re great, too. If that’s what you’re using, you may want to consider trying Royal Oak Charcoal. (Full disclosure: the CEO of our site is a board member of Clorox).
Designed specifically for restaurants and professional use, it’s going to get you delicious taste from your meat. It ignites quickly, and is made with only hardwood char, allowing for extremely high temperatures and intense flavor.
BUY NOW – $8.32.
Of course, you’re also going to need some expert tools to use with your grill. These poultry shears from OXO are spring-loaded to prevent hand strain, and micro-serrated to prevent slipping. They are the best shears you’re going to find right now, and you’ll absolutely want a pair by your side.
Though made for poultry, they will come in handy for any kind of meat, as well as for deftly cutting through butcher’s string.
BUY NOW – $38.99.
This beautiful tool set from Cuisinart is a one-stop shop for everything you need this barbecue season. Its comprised of thirteen pieces, including a spatula, basting brush, cleaning brush, and tongs. All are made from durable steel, and are set with attractive bamboo handles. They’re also made extra-long – so no need to fear the hot temperatures – and come in a stylish bamboo case for easy storage. If you are starting your grill adventures from scratch, here’s an easy way to gather everything you need.
BUY NOW – $37.67.
We’ve been talking a lot about meat, but we all know the best part of the summer grilling experience: s’mores. And if you’re tired of having to rummage around your yard for the appropriate-length sticks, why not pick up some designated marshmallow prongs? (And yes, you can use them for hotdogs too). Thanks, BBQ Dragon, for the incredible invention.
BUY NOW – $29.99.
And if you want to skewer something that’s not a marshmallow – we do love those grilled kabobs – you’ll need something for that too. We love this set of six Good Grips Skewers from OXO. They’re made flat, which will keep them steady on the grill, and will also keep your creations looking nice on any platter.
BUY NOW – 12.99.
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From Hammacher Schlemmer comes the only grill light you’ll ever need. If you plan to host anything after dark, you’ll want this LED lamp brightening up your meat. With 200 lumens, it offers double the output of any similar unit, and guarantees you a safe cooking experience all summer long.
BUY NOW – $79.95.
If you plan to grill any vegetables or fish, you’re going to want to do it like a professional. With a good, steady grill basket. If you want to expand your summer menus, you don’t want to have to worry about losing any food under the grate of your grill. Problem solved.
BUY NOW – $23.95.
You love your grill, so of course you want to take good care of it. That means protecting it from the elements, with a shield that is resistant to water, dust, and dirt. We love these custom covers, which are UV-resistant, mold-and-mildew preventing, and have 360-lock to protect every inch of your machine. Pick your favorite of the many color and material choices.
BUY NOW – $60.99 and up.
And now, the fun part: barbecue sauce. Because no list of the best barbeque and grilling tools, tips and accessories for the summer of 2021 can be complete without it!
If you’re planning to do a lot of grilling this summer, you’re going to want some great sauces to serve with your meats. We published a piece last summer with ten of the best barbecue sauces available for mail-order, and now is the moment to place your order. If you plan to host a lot of get-togethers, why not order this mixed case of sauces from famed-Tennessee spot The Bar-B-Q Shop? With spicy sauce and dry seasoning, it will prepare you for all your barbecue needs.
BUY NOW – $154.99.
the best Barbeque tools, tools sets and accessories for grilling in 2022
There you have it! What every person needs for the best barbeque and grilling in summer 2022, including tools, tool sets, accessories and expert tips to shine this season. What’s your go-to tool for grilling right now?
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Abbie Martin Greenbaum grew up in New York City and currently lives in Brooklyn, where she drinks a lot of coffee and matches roommates together for a living. At Oberlin College, she studied English and Cinema, which are still two of her favorite things, along with dessert and musical theater. She believes in magic.