The Best Spatulas And Tongs For BBQ And Grilling

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When it comes to BBQ and grilling tools, there are two that are nearly impossible to do without — a heavy duty spatula and a sturdy set of tongs.

With an overwhelming number of options available, the team at AmazingRibs.com has weeded through many of the them to rate and review those best suited for your outdoor cooking needs as well as those to avoid all together!

We Discover The Best Burger Flippers Ever

By:

Meathead

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.

Beat the Heat With Weber Long Handled Tongs And Spatula Set

By:

Clint Cantwell

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.

OXO Good Grips Long Handled Grilling Spatula And Tongs Set

By:

Clint Cantwell

Keep safely distanced from the heat of your grill when adding, turning, and removing food thanks to the extra length of this set of tongs and spatula. The stainless steel tongs and turner are dishwasher safe.

Tool Wizard 20 Inch BBQ Tongs Review

By:

Meathead

The tested and rated Tool Wizard 20-inch BBQ Tongs are an essential addition to your BBQ and grilling tools arsenal. Made of rugged 1/8" thick aluminum, with four serious rivets, there are no springs to pop, and they show zero signs of wear or weakness while lighter tongs all end up in the recycling bin.

LamsonSharp Fish Tongs Review

By:

Meathead

A jumbo hybrid of tongs and spatulas, the LamsonSharp fish tongs are the proper tool for flipping fish, burgers, and more as the large ends slide easily under the food. Rosewood handle protects you against the heat, and there is a leather loop for hanging. They come with a lifetime warranty.

The Perfect Extra Wide Metal Spatula

By:

Meathead

If you're in the market for a sturdy wide spatula then The Weber Original Wide Spatula is a great quality choice.

Published On: 6/26/2019 Last Modified: 7/14/2021


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Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet’s Dual Tube Burners

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The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One


The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

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Blackstone Rangetop Combo: Griddle And Deep Fryer In One


The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, grilled cheese, and so much more. And why deep fry indoors when you can avoid the smell and mess by doing it outside!

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The Undisputed Champion!

Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

ThermoWorks’ Thermapen ONE provides an accurate reading in one second or less. The ONE also includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight, rotating display, and water resistant seals. Don’t accept cheap substitutes.
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Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater


Char-Broil’s Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you’re off to the party! Char-Broil’s TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

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