A true grill master knows no season, heading outdoors to brave the rain, sleet, snow or ice. After all, barbecuing isn’t just a way to cook in the South; it’s a way of life. Here are some of the best gifts to get for the barbecue fanatic in your life.
10. For the grill master
Although Dad probably won’t admit it, grilling is a science of sorts. Instead of agonizing and guesstimating the perfect temp, let this digital thermometer do the work. Even better, you can kick back and sip on a beer up to 300 feet away.
9. For the fancy griller
Salt tiles are becoming the new wave in grilling. They add healthy minerals and extra taste to the meat while distributing heat evenly. Plus, they’re pretty to look at! Get it here.
8. For the pulled pork lover
Has there ever been a cooler gift to receive than “meat claws?” Every pulled pork lover will rejoice when they see this under the tree. Get it here.
7. For the friends who entertain
Let’s face it, sliders are a party all by themselves. If you’re having a few people over, this slider grill set helps you craft and evenly grill up to nine mini-burgers of goodness.
6. For the beginner
Whether you’re just getting started in the world of grilling or simply need an update to your tools, this set is kind of everything. You’ll even feel extra cool carrying around the aluminum case it comes in. Get it here.
5. For the marinade king/queen
There is a belief that the difference between a good and great steak is the marinade. This marinade sauce pot is a griller’s dream, keeping the sauce warm and within easy reach.
4. For the night owl
Days might be shorter in the winter, but it doesn’t stop anyone from grilling. This grill light will make sure dinner looks as good as it tastes, even when the sun goes down. You can get it on Amazon.
3. For the healthy griller
Vegetables can be a little difficult to get right on the grill, but this veggie basket makes it an easy chore. Move over, meat. (Just kidding. We love you, meat.)
2. For the finger-lickin’ chicken fan
This chicken wing rack is double the trouble: it fits up to nine pieces of chicken and has a drippings pan. What does that mean? You can make your favorite sauce, gravy or soup to go along with your freshly grilled wings. Sign us up.
1. For the Jedi Master
With Rogue One fever running rampant, there is hardly a more timely gift than lightsaber BBQ tongs. And — wait for it — they even make classic lightsaber sounds! May the grilling force be with you. Get the gift of the year on Amazon.