Pitmaster Awards For Tools, Toys, And Accessories

Here are our favorite tools, toys, and accessories, the ones you absolutely need. Pitmaster Awards (***** 5 Stars) are given to products that have won Gold Medals but rise above the rest to the level of superlative.

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GrillGrates Cast Aluminum Grate
GrillGrates (TM) are an amazing recent invention and I recommend them for gas grills and many pellet smokers. They have multiple benefits, the least of which is giving you better crusts and better flavor. Read more...
Cave Tools short-handled meat rake
The stainless steel makes these tools extremely heat resistant. Read more...
CharGon Grill Grate Cleaner
CharGon is a solidly build grill grate cleaner with a U-shaped tip that makes it easy to scrape the tops, sides, and bottoms of round grill grates with no risk of rogue bristles and the health hazard they present. Read more...
Screwpull type corkscrew
The finest corkscrew ever designed is a gadget called the Screwpull. Actually there are three excellent models of Screwpull and there are some Screwpull imitators that work pretty well. At the center of the concept is an extra-long, wire helix with an extra wide spiral and an extra sharp tip for piercing corks. Read more...
Book Cover: Franklin Barbecue
Franklin Barbecue in Austin is widely considered the best in the world and people stand in line for hours to get in. Read more...
frogmats
Frogmats are a sturdy wire mesh screens with a non-stick coating capable of resisting grill temperatures, and they are easy to clean. Use them to grill jalapeno poppers, onion rings, potato slices, mushrooms, bacon, and biscuits, and to dehydrate tomatoes and smoke nuts. Read more...
G&F 8115 Premium Grain Leather Gloves
Made from genuine grain cowhide and suede with a cotton lining, The G and F Premium Grain Leather Gloves are an excellent option when seeking high heat gloves though prolonged contact with direct flame is not advised. The gloves have 14.5 inch sleeves to protect your forearms and can be washed with soap and water. Read more...
Trudeau Garlic Press
A good garlic press is an important kitchen tool and the Trudeau Garlic Press is the perfect choice. The Trudeau press is sturdily built, and is easy to grip. It's also quite easy to clean, and has a large hopper to hold big cloves. Avoid non-stick garlic presses. Read more...
Book Cover: Keys to Good Cooking
McGee is a food scientist and a columnist for the New York Times and author of the best general food science book ever. Read more...
Kyocera Adjustable Grinder Everything Mill
The Kyocera Everything Mill Adjustable Grinder allow you to dial in the size of your grind from coarse to fine and it grinds all kinds of spices from pepper and salt to coriander and cumin. Fresh ground pepper has much more flavor than the pre-ground. And the size of the grind matters making this a perfect choice. Read more...

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