Other Cool Tools

Here are some cool tools that just don't fit our other categories, but some are pretty impressive.

"He who dies with the most toys, wins."

Anonymous Pitmaster
Cool barbecue gear including aprons, hats, shirts, sweatshirts, other apparel for men, women, kids and pets. Read more...
Wood for Burning
What wood is the best for grilling and smoking? Who are the suppliers? Read more...
house park meat
Tips on taking pictures of food for the food blogger. Read more...
Gaskets
It may be cheap to modify, patch up or upgrade your current smoker. Sometimes you just need to toss it and get a new one. Here are some tools to help you. Read more...
silicone basting brush
Silicone brushes are the best thing to happen to barbecue since the charcoal briquet. I long ago relegated my natural and nylon bristle brushes to cleaning computer keyboards. Silicone brushes load up with lots of sauce, deliver it evenly, and are easy to clean and decontaminate. Read more...
Grandma's Secret Spot Remover
A spot remover that will remove the grease stains on almost all my shirts is something I considered to be as elusive as unicorns and perpetual motion machines. So I bought a 2 ounce bottle and tried it. One drop was enough clean a shirt so well that I could not find where the stain had been originally. Read more...
weber rib rack
Expand the number of racks of ribs you can cook at one time with this handy tool. Thanks to the Weber Original Rib Rack For Grilling, you can fit five slabs of ribs on a small grill, holding them upright with enough airspace between them to allow airflow and smoke penetration. Read more...
Knob Where You Need It
You're supposed to turn off the propane tank between cooks to prevent expensive leaks and more expensive explosions. But many grills don't have easy access to the tanks, and it sure is easy to forget. Knob Where You Need It makes it easy to turn off the gas and easy to remember. Read more...
Steak Markers
I love these bamboo steak markers as they are a great tool when trying to keep track of which steaks are cooked to what degree of doneness. They come in a pack of 500 and include five temperatures: rare, medium rare, medium, medium well, and well. Unless charred, they can be washed and reused. Read more...
BBQ Dragon Fires Up The Grill
BBQ Dragon is a great product that accelerates startup of a fire with a battery operated fan. The Dragon creates a rip roaring, sear-hot coal fire in less than ten minutes. Clamp it on or bend the stainless steel goose neck into a circular base to rest on a flat surface then turn it on and let it work its magic. Read more...

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