With the summer approaching right around the corner, now is the opportune time for you to acquire all the grilling essentials that you need. Dis is due to the evident inflation of prices that will be implemented on grilling tools during the months of July and August, when the demand for them is much higher. By acquiring them now, you can save yourself a few bucks as the demand will be lower as will the prices.
While there may be a variety of fancy tools available for your grilling purposes, you can do just about 90% of your grilling endeavors by utilizing a tong alone.
2) Metal Based Spatula
It’s been a well known fact that whenever you grill meats, they tend to stick to the grill, by investing in a spatula that has a metal base, you’ll reduce the chances of ‘tearing’ while you take them off.
Along with marinating your meats, for an ideal barbecue, you’ll want to baste your meats in sauce as well. Try and acquire a brush with a long handle that measures anywhere between 13-15 inches, so that you can spread your sauces evenly along the surface of you meat of choice.
4) Instant Read thermometer
Regardless if the meat looks well done, the only way to know for sure is to check the internal temperature of it. An instant-read thermometer is an essential tool you need to use when it comes to ensuring that you avoid any possible illnesses that may occur as a result of under cooked food. This is because you’ll effectively reduce your chances of getting afflicted with diseases such as salmonella, which represents a higher level of danger for children and the elderly.
Contrary to popular belief, many avoidable fire based accidents occurs due to a lack of protection when it comes to grilling. To protect yourself from being burned, ensure that you acquire a thick pair of heat resistant Mitts or Gloves.
6) Smoke Gun
A large majority of homeowners utilize an electric grill. While they may prove to be convenient, they aren’t very efficient at giving you that smokiness that enhances the flavor of your barbecue, by investing in a Smoking Gun you can change this.
7) Fire Wire Grilling Skewer
There’s no such things as a ‘bad Shish Kabob’, only a ‘not long enough Shich Kabob’. Fire wire grilling skewers are more flexible than the traditional straight lined skewers in the sense that, you can pack a lot more ingredients that you would of been able to, by twisting and turning the skewer in a circle full of creative ingredients.
8) Grill Basket or Mat
This is a must have if you intend to cook delicate items such as vegetables and or fish. By utilizing a closed mesh grill basket or a Grilling mat,you can prevent delicate items from crumbling as you grill them. There is the popular Yoshi Mat for grilling that can be picked up at most Walmarts across the country.
9) Grill Cleaning Brush
In order for you grill to continuously run as efficiently as it did the day you bought it, you need to use a cleaning brush to remove the leftover residue after your grilling sessions.
10) Heavy Duty Oven And Grill Cleaner
Along with brushing away the burnt residue that’s left over, you’ll also need a chemical cleaner to loosen up the grease as well.