Griller's Helpers: Barbecue Tools and Equipment
More Barbecue Tools
MASTER MARINADE MEASURE
Control how much sauce ends up on food by basting with the Farberware Marinade Dispensing Silicone Basting Brush. Fill it with BBQ sauce and push the red button to slowly dispense the marinade. Brush, $9.99, BJ's Wholesale Club, www.bjs.com for locations
The Outset Rosewood Flex Griddle Spatula not only is beautiful but also has a stainless-steel face tapered at the end to easily get underneath foods. What's more, its surface is large enough to handle servings of all sizes. Spatula, $12.95, www.kitchenkaboodle.com
A STAY-PUT SOLUTION
Keep your tablecloth from blowing away with Patio Companion Ladybug Table Holders, disguised leaded weights. Simply clip onto the corners of your tablecloth and let the breezes blow! Table holders, $6.95 for four, www.barbecue-store.com
The Farberware Heat-Resistant Silicone Mitt can stand up to a grill's heat without warping. A separate pocket for your index finger makes it easy to grab a spatula or tongs. Mitt, $9.99, www.pfaltzgraff.com
Keep corn from rolling off the grill with the Charcoal Companion Nonstick Corn Basket. It holds four cobs at a time and can be adjusted for varying thicknesses. Basket, $14.95, www.barbecue-store.com
GREAT GARLIC BREAD GRILLER
Slice a baguette in half, rub it with garlic, brush with oil or melted butter, place it between the wire panels of Steven Raichlen's Best of Barbecue Garlic Bread Griller and -- voila -- you've got fantastic garlic bread. Bread griller, $14.95, www.barbecue-store.com
With the Outset Copper Nonstick Skillet, you can grill foods that might otherwise slip through the cracks in the grate. The removable soft-grip handle makes maneuvering easy, too. Skillet, $29.95, www.kitchenkaboodle.com
Originally published in Ladies' Home Journal magazine, July 2006.
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