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If summer had a flavor, it would be grilled everything. If you can eat it, you can grill it — but who wants a burger cooked on a rusty old barbecue that sat outside all winter? Nobody. Check out these picks from and get yourself a spanking new grill and tools to stay fired up all summer long.
Have the right tools on hand
This set has all the basics you need — a meat fork, basting brush, grilling tong, and large spatula — and the price can’t be beat. The soft rubber handles feel good in the palm and you can hang them up when you’re done to keep things civilized.
Dial in your grilling setup
If you want to grill like a pro, you need to prep like a pro. This cart has almost 650 inches of stainless countertop space, a condiment tray, a tablet stand, a trash bag holder, and a paper towel bar so you can wipe up any sauce spillage on the spot.
Juggle multiple diets
If you’re a carnivore and he’s a hardcore plant-eater, this ceramic grill has a multi-level cooking space that will let you grill, sear, and smoke tofu dogs and buffalo burgers at different temperatures at the exact same time. It also happens to be the perfect size for two.
Be the boss of your barbie
If you’re serious about your grill skills, this beast comes fully loaded with over 2,000 square inches of cooking area, a charcoal grill, a gas barbeque, an electric smoker, and 36,000 BTUs of power. This is the full meal deal.
Control your smoker with an app
No more hovering over the grill waiting around. Set this pellet smoker to the temperature you want, hit ignite, grab your phone, and wander inside for a cocktail. The Traeger app lets you adjust the temperature and monitor your slab of meat from afar.
Plug this in and smoke away
This old-school machine is great for newbies because it does only one thing. Simply plug it in, set the dial, and let it smoke your food. What it lacks in bells and whistles it makes up for in space, too. It can handle two racks of ribs, enough for all your friends
Do full-on brunch at your campsite
Roll out of your tent and start frying the bacon. This cart-style gas griddle has fold-up legs and wheels and rolls with you, wherever you go. What’s cool about a portable griddle is that you can whip up a hearty brekkie before you hit the trails
Take this good-looking grill to go
It’s pretty enough for your countertop, but this compact machine has a locking lid and folding legs for a hassle-free campsite setup — or impromptu backyard cookout. The push-button ignition fires up to 20,000 BTUs of grilling power, too. Not bad for its sizer