Must Have BBQ Tools

Barbecuing has been around since the Stone Age. Try to imagine our hairy mammoth-killing ancestors belching, grunting and scratching without shame in front of an open fire, cooking whatever they have hunted that day. I’m no expert, but I’m pretty sure that is how a barbecue originated.

The art of barbecuing is obviously now more refined and with the top of the line gills and barbecue gizmos available today you can even refer to it as “high tech.” But the barbeque grill remains to be for a man’s man. Most men agree that they do not wear the pants when it comes to the kitchen, but the BBQ grill is definitely their department.

With the incredible modernization of BBQ grills comes a wide array of barbecue grill accessories to choose from. These tools can surely make a barbecue fanatic’s life a breeze! In fact, some of them can even make grilled meals taste better.

A thermometer, for one, is a must have BBQ grill accessory. With a thermometer there’s no need for any guessing games and it gives you the confidence to serve the perfect grilled meats to your friends and family. In the event one of them complains that their steak is over done or not cooked enough, you can always blame the thermometer. You can find a BBQ grill thermometer that allows you to keep an eye on your meats even if you are entertaining guests away from the grill. This is made possible by a belt clip monitor that alerts you when the meat is almost ready or overcooked.

A cordless LED barbecue light is another grill accessory that you can’t do without. This tool makes it possible for you to enjoy barbecuing even at the darkest hours of the night. With a portable LED light, you no longer have to worry about burning yourself. It is equipped with a sturdy clip which you can attach right onto the side of any grill. It usually has a bendable neck which allows you to focus the light exactly where you need it. With this grill light accessory, you can enjoy grilling outdoors any time of the day!

Another no-brainer barbecue grill accessory is a grill tool set. If you invest in a good one, you are assured to have years of quality gilled food and a complete set of tools to get the job done right at all times. A grill set ideally includes a BBQ sauce brush, tongs, knives, corkscrews, skewers and even a portable barbecue grill light. You can even purchase a grill set that comes complete with a chef’s fork that features a built-in light and thermometer. These kinds of grill tool sets are sold together with a carrying case which is quite convenient for storage and transport.

An important BBQ grill accessory that is usually taken for granted is a fire extinguisher. You might not need it, but having it there will make your wife, family and friends feel better. And keeping safety in mind at all at all times is always a good thing.