Who doesn’t love a good BBQ? The food, the drinks, the atmosphere. It’s
But there are some really important tools that help make it that way.
They are the core of the BBQ experience, and here’s to them! To the joy they
The most important thing a man can own, other than property and cars,
It can be as simple as a grill grate placed on bricks or as luxurious as a
$17,000 outdoor gourmet grill, in any case, it is surely an unforgettable experience
Some run on wood and coal, some run on gas, but in the end – both provide a
Forks, Spatulas & Tongs
The Holy Trinity of BBQ tools.
Although all three of them are commonly used to turn the meat, they each have
their own distinct usages.
For example, a common BBQ myth is that a fork should never be used on the meats
you are grilling, but the truth is that using a fork is the fastest and easiest
way to flip the meat when there’s a stack of it!
The tongs, however, can be used for all sorts of stuff, considering the way
they are designed to work.
Some people may find BBQ gloves useless but it is always better to be safe
They mostly come in leather form and do a great job of protecting your hands
when you have to take a hold of something hot, handling hot pots or BBQ skewers
Using a pocket thermometer to make sure the steaks are perfect is the
quickest and most reliable way to do so, while also completely removing the
risk of undercooked food!
Either wire or brass, these tools are perfect for cleaning the grill.
Be careful with wire brushes though, since bristles are combustible!
Either way, none should be used while the grill is flaming hot.