Father's Day gifts for the grill master
Grill master: Trademark Home 18-piece heavy duty BBQ set
Father’s Day gifts for the grill master are hot. Here are the basics (electric grills, deluxe smoker-grill combos) plus more specialized equipment (kabob baskets, night-grilling lights) for the more advanced fire tamer. — Shannon McCarthy
The serious grill master needs serious tools, and this deluxe collection – housed in a handsome carrying case – brings the right stuff together. Heavy-duty stainless-steel construction means Dad will enjoy years of harnessing the heat and conjuring up fantastic family feasts.
Char-Broil Patio Bistro infrared electric grill
A marvel of high-tech heating, the Patio Bistro grill from Char-Broil sears food using infrared heat, so it’s perfect for dads living in condos or apartments where open-flame or charcoal grills are not allowed. The compact size is also ideal for anyone who is short on patio space.
Char-Broil American Gourmet offset smoker
Get Dad a smokin’ hot gift this year that’s not only a superior charcoal grill, but an awesome smoker besides. The grilling surface is 426 square inches of porcelain-coated steel, and an adjustable damper on the smokestack means Dad has a portable smokehouse in his backyard.
Charcoal Companion 4-piece kabob basket set
Meat and veggie kabobs are cookout favorites, but they’ve got a couple of downsides: Food sometimes falls off skewers and through grill grates, and threading ingredients on and off long, thin spikes can be wonky. Meet the first effortless kabob holder and one less worry for the grill master.
Man Law BBQ digital instant read meat thermometer
Upgrade Dad’s old soot-covered grilling thermometer with a shiny new tech-enhanced version that’s as accurate as it is easy to use. This digital device is pre-programmed for cooking seven meat types to desired doneness, and a beeping alarm lets Dad know when to serve up the savories.
Charcoal Companion LED grill light
Don’t make Dad figure out a way to balance a flashlight, tongs and skewer just because he’s making the family feast after sundown. Shed light on his balmy-night barbecue with the ultimate grill illuminator: This trio of bright LED spotlights is adjustable and clips securely to Dad’s grill.
Camp Chef seasoned steel popcorn popper
Not just for camping (but great for that), the Camp Chef popcorn popper is a perfect addition to Dad’s backyard barbecue arsenal. Crafted from seasoned steel and outfitted with a stay-cool wooden handle, it’ll produce more than a parcel of popcorn at the gang’s next get-together.
Charcoal Companion barbecue pit mitt
Does Dad sometimes find his grilling adventures too hot to handle? Give him this handy gift for Father’s Day, and he’ll stay cool when the barbecue’s blazing. With a temp rating of 475 degrees, this protective glove gets a grip on grill pans, sizzling skewers and other hot stuff.