12 Essential Grilling Tools You’ll Need This Summer

Cooking directly over an open flame, or what we would call it today, “grilling,” is fundamentally primitive. Tools used to grilling should be uncomplicated. All you need is just simple, well-made tools to facilitate your clean turns and lessen the risk of singed arm hairs. We have provided you 12 of the best-made, most rudimentary grilling tools, all built to handle high heat and facilitate the perfect char.

#1. Grilling Turner with Serrated Edge by OXO – $13

Grilling Turner with Serrated Edge by OXO - summer grilling tools

#2. 16-inch Grill Tongs by Rosle – $32

 

Rosle 25054 16-Inch Barbeque Grill Tongs

#3. Large Silicone Basting Brush by OXO – $16

Large Silicone Basting Brush by OXO

#4. 14-inch Stainless Steel Skewers by Norpro – $6

Norpro 1934 Stainless Steel 14-inch Skewers

#5 Grill Out Handle Light by Weber – $23

Weber 7516 Grill Out Handle Light

#6 18-inch Bamboo Grill Brush by Weber – $100

Weber 6464 18-Inch Bamboo Grill Brush

#7 Leather Grill Gloves by Outset – $20

Outset F234 Leather Grill Gloves

#8 Stainless Steel Outdoor Roaster by All-Clad – $80

All-Clad Stainless-Steel Outdoor Roaster

#9 Javelin PRO Instant Read Digital Meat Thermometer by Lavatools – $50

Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo Ambidextrous Backlit Instant Read Digital Meat Thermometer (Chipotle)

#10 Authentic Chef Apron by Tilit – $80

THE AUTHENTIC CHEF APRONS grilling tools

#11 Grill Plank Sampler Set by Wildwood Grilling – $19+

Grill Planks Sampler Pack (Set of 5)

#12 Professional-Grade Vegetable Basket by Weber – $20