Fire It Up: 10 Barbecue Grilling Essentials

 

It’s finally grill season! Check out our slideshow for everything you need to become a master griller — and the envy of all your friends. All you need aside from these handy grill accessories is a grill and some meat and vegetables to throw the best backyard barbecues.

Steven Raichlen Stainless Steel Beer Can Chicken Roaster ($25)

Steven Raichlen Stainless Steel Beer Can Chicken Roaster ()

Steven Raichlen, anointed by Esquire as “America’s Master Griller,” will give you all the tips you need for creating the juiciest and tastiest mouthwatering grill around in this handy book, filled with over 500 recipes — everything you need to become a master griller yourself.

Cutlery and More Leather Apron Grill and Glove Set ($50)

Cutlery and More Leather Apron Grill and Glove Set ()

What man doesn’t love a good roasted beer can chicken? This stainless steel contraption let’s you fill your can with beer, juice, wine or whatever liquid you want for a juicy and tasty bird.

Picnic at Ascot B.B.Q-Stainless Steel Master Grill Tools ($81)

Picnic at Ascot B.B.Q-Stainless Steel Master Grill Tools ()

Impress your friends with their very own personalized steaks! This branding iron allows you to brand your barbecue with whatever you wish.

Kitchen Grips Chef’s Mitt ($20)

Kitchen Grips Chef's Mitt ()

You’ll want to protect your strong hands while you grill, so get yourself a tough mitt like the Kitchen Grip, which will prevent you from accidentally burning your fingers while you make that good grub.

Sharper Image BBQ Grill Light and Fan ($90)

Sharper Image BBQ Grill Light and Fan ()

We all know how frustrating it can be to continue grilling once the sun sets, but this handy light allows you to see just well you’re cooking your meat. Plus, it comes with a fan that helps disperse all that smoke.

Taylor Grill Surface Thermometer ($20)

Taylor Grill Surface Thermometer ()

You need a thermometer to make sure your meat is at the right temperature, and this Taylor thermometer will do just the trick.

Steve Raichlen Grilling Grate Oiler Brush ($13)

Steve Raichlen Grilling Grate Oiler Brush ()

This handy tool allows you to oil your grill in one easy sweep.

Weber Rapidfire Chimney Starter ($15)

Weber Rapidfire Chimney Starter ()

Fire up your grill without any chemicals starters. The Weber Chimney Starter gets your grill going with some crumpled up newspaper. How’s that for instant satisfaction?