BBQ And Kitchen Tools, Toys, And Accessories Rated And Reviewed

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Here's are our reviews of tools, toys, gadgets, and equipment that can help make you a better cook as well as those that should be avoided all together. We have tested all of these products and we really put them through their paces to see if they are worth using. For the best deals, pay attention to our "The AmazingRibs.com Best Value Medals", especially the Gold Medals. Medals are based on (1) features, (2) construction quality, and (3) value. Rarely will a $400 Gold Medal be in the same quality league as an $800 Gold Medal or a $1,200 Gold Medal, so be sure you see what we say about the construction quality, features and how they perform in the real world. Click the link above for more info about how we test, rate, and review.

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There are thousands of kitchen tools and gadgets out there. Here's a sensible guide to the ones you need and the ones you don't. read more
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Looking for the best BBQ tools, toys, and accessories? Our barbecue experts have tested hundreds of tools and rated them in our searchable database. The search options at left give you unbiased results for each product. Below are the best of the best, our Platinum Medal winners. These are the BBQ tools you really need. read more
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We test, compare, rate, and review popular electric knives. An electric knife makes quick work of slicing a big hunk of meat like turkeys, whole packer briskets, beef tenderloin, prime rib, crown roast of pork, and hams. They are great at making even cuts. read more
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These double spatulas, or oversize tongs if you prefer, made from sturdy stainless steel, are the best thing to happen to burgers since buns and fish filets since tartar sauce. Slip it under the burger or filet, clamp down, flip and gently slide back onto the grates. No more broken burgers or filets. read more
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It's vital to keep your knives sharp. But not all knife sharpeners do a great job. And they're all built a little differently. Check out our reviews before you buy. read more
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Want to get more from your pellet smoker? How about wood-fired pizza? The Green Mountain Grills Wood Fired Pizza Attachment expands the capabilities of your pellet cooker far beyond low and slow smoking. Read our review to see just how hot this inexpensive attachment gets and to see the gorgeous pizzas we baked on it. read more
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A quality set of spatula and tongs are essential for good grilling. We recommend those with long handles such as the Weber Original 2-Piece Stainless Steel Grilling Tool Set as they keep you as far from the heat as possible. The set is dishwasher safe, while the soft touch handles offer comfortable non-slip grip. read more
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The authors explain what ingredients are made of, how they behave when cooked, and how various methods work. A very thorough A to Z encyclopedia of food science. read more
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An electric hand mixer whips up batters lickety split. Plus, if you don't make doughs and batters often, it's much cheaper than a stand mixer. read more
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This pair of weather resistant LED grill lights from KOSIN feature 4-inch flexible goosenecks that allow the user to aim the light in virtually any direction. The aluminum alloy body of each light has a magnetic base so that they can be easily attached to most metal surfaces, though not with stainless steel grills. read more
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The weather resistant LED Concepts' BBQ Grill Light features super bright LED lights, a 22-inch flexible gooseneck that rotates 360 degrees, a magnetic base, and a clamp for grills with non-magnetic surfaces such as stainless steel. All of that for approximately $20! The only downside? The LED bulbs aren't replaceable. read more
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Gloves are the best way to handle hot pots, pans, grill grates, pizza stones, and food. We tested and rated a bunch of them. read more
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There are a number of meat injection gizmos on the market ranging from simple hypodermics to pumps. They all work, but some work better than others. Here are our reviews. read more
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There are many ways to start a charcoal fire. There is one best way, and one worst way. Here they are. read more

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Meathead is the founder and publisher of AmazingRibs.com, and is also known as the site's Hedonism Evangelist and BBQ Whisperer. He is also the author of "Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", a New York Times Best Seller and named one of the "100 Best Cookbooks of All Time" by Southern Living.

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