Ah, summer! The mercury is rising and the smell of grilling meat is in the air. No doubt you’ve already fired up your own grill and are eagerly planning your next session over the coals.
But before you get knee-deep in hot dogs and hamburgers, consider whether you’ve really got the right—or at least the most creative—tools for the job.
The Internet is a treasure trove of interesting BBQ accessories just waiting for appreciative owners. Check out these quirky finds.
Crafty Tools on Etsy
Ox Brand Forge makes a series of creative tool sets, including the Gladiator BBQ Set made of twisted steel, the Wave BBQ Set with swirly accents, and the Knuckle BBQ Set with twirled handles and a copper spatula.
Odd and Useful Grilling Tools
Don’t miss this BBQ sword for cooking sausages or marshmallows over coals or an open flame.
Have a little fun with this personalized BBQ branding iron – make your meat tell a message, or tag it with your name.
Get scientific about your grilling with this set of digital thermometer-equipped BBQ tongs.
Save space with this Cuisinart folding BBQ tool set.
Tools for Grilling Many Things
Slabs of meat aren’t the only things you grill, of course. Here are handy tools for all the rest of it.
For smaller burgers, check out this sliders grill set. To perfect your BBQ chicken, snag this chicken wing and leg BBQ rack. Get your rib on with this BBQ rotisserie. And do your kabobs in style with these skewers topped by little sea creatures.
What are your favorite grilling accessories?