Grilling is one of the best ways of outdoor cooking. The outdoor cooking is best experienced in summer. Cooking food on the grill is an art and it requires good skills to cook amazing food on your grill. Grilling and BBQ gives a smoky taste to your food which is delicious and mouth-watering. To get the best experience of grilling food you must have some basic and essential accessories because grilling food with household accessories does not give you a taste like food which is cooked with proper grilling accessories. It doesn’t matter which type of grill you have, you must have some of these grill accessories.
Let’s start grilling with these amazing grill accessories!
#1 Chimney starter
Charcoal lover griller needs this chimney starter for grilling food. To make grilling experience awesome rather than frustrating we need this chimney starter. The grilling and BBQ experts say that this is the best of lightning fire because by lightning with petroleum products leads to smell to the food and no would love to eat food with petroleum smell. It does not taste so good also so using chimney starter is the best option. According to research, it is the safe, easy and clean method of lightning fire for grilling because coal creates lots of dust and smoke.
#2 Long handled tongs
Long handed tongs are very essential accessory while you are grilling. It is required to flip your meat or vegetables on the grill by keeping a safe distance from the heat. Experts in grilling and BBQ suggest that 16 inches tongs are best for grilling because it is the safe distance from heat and also not so far from the food you can easily flip the food. The tongs are also required for banking coals if you are using a charcoal grill. While purchasing tongs you need to consider three points which are its length, strength and grip. The tongs should be strong enough to hold entire meat or chicken and also should not heavier for your arms to hold properly. The grip of tongs should be easy to handle any kind of food as heavy as food like meat and delicate like asparagus so choose your tongs according to basic necessities.
Everything cannot be handled with tongs so you need a spatula for some food like sandwiches and fish. The spatula should be particular in its shape and size. It should be thin and strong also and at the same time, it should be flexible too.
#4 Digital thermometer
No matter how expert you are in grilling but having a thermometer for checking the temperature is good because no one wants to eat burned or half-cooked meat or chicken. So having a thermometer is safe side. Digital thermometers are good because it gives accurate readings and also it can rotate when the grill is rotated. It is also easy to use and handle.
#5 Grill brushes for cleaning
Keeping your grill pan clean and sterilized is one of the important things of grilling. So having a grill brush is must because small particles of food and oil are get stuck between ridges of the grill and it won’t be seen by naked eyes and it is not possible to remove with hands. So for cleaning purpose, we need grill brushes. If food and oil particles get stuck in your grill and remain there for long period then for next use your meat will get rancid and there is a possibility that food may get spoiled. Your food will not be as delicious as before so according to survey it is found that every grilling expert keeps such grill brushes for cleaning.
#6 Grill gloves
The grill gloves are must be of heat resistant material like leather or cotton. It is required while handling coal and hot grill crate or any hot utensils used for grilling for keeping your hands safe from burning. It is recommended that gloves with different fingers should be selected because it will give proper grip for handling utensils.
#7 Basting brush
When you are grilling it is very essential to apply the right amount of sauce and oil in your food it is the secret to delicious grilled food. The basting brush helps to apply the right amount of sauce or oil on your food while grilling. It is suggested that silicon basting brushes are best for grilling because it won’t get fall off due to heat and also can be cleaned easily.