Outdoor grills are a wonderful way to cook food and there is no end to the number of different gadgets available on the market to make outdoor cooking simpler. Of utmost important when grilling and using cookware or gadgets is to protect yourself from burns.

Tie back loose clothing and hair, and ensure you use protective gloves or mitts when working around hot surfaces. Teach children that playing around grills is not safe. Ensure your grill is completely cooled before moving in order to avoid burns.

With the above information in mind, in no particular order here are 50 of the safest grilling gadgets and cookware that we consider the best, based on available features and average customer ratings and reviews.

Cookware

1. Lodge LDP3 Double Play Reversible Grill/Griddle

This reversible grill/griddle can be used both indoors and outdoors on any type of cooking heat in order to provide a solid cooking surface. It is available in single or multi-packs for added convenience and is pre-seasoned for immediate use.

Key features:

  • Durable cast iron construction
  • Made in the USA
  • Built to last a lifetime

Cost: *Est. $26.98

2. MaxyLife Non-Stick BBQ Grill Mat – Set of 5

This set of non-stick barbeque grill mats provides a heat-safe surface on which to cook foods on your outdoor grill. They are ideal for delicate items such as fish or eggs, and even smaller foods like mushrooms and tomatoes.

Key features:

  • Reduces need for oil
  • 100% PFOA-free materials
  • Dishwasher-safe

Cost: *Est. $19.99

3. Mr. Bar-B-Q 94001X 18-Piece Stainless-Steel Barbecue Set with Storage Case

This barbeque set boasts 18 pieces of stainless steel cooking utensils with wooden handles that comes in a convenient storage case. It makes for a great gift or addition to your own personal grill station.

Key features:

  • Integrated hanging loops
  • Case boasts carrying handles
  • Affordably-priced

Cost: *Est. $18.31

4. Pizzacraft PC0102 20 x 13.5 Rectangular Cordierite Baking/Pizza Stone

This pizza stone is the perfect addition to your barbecue cookware and is thermal shock resistant for a more durable, high heat tolerant design. It can be used on your grill to make pizza, breads, and more and can even fit inside a standard oven.

Key features:

  • Helps eliminate hot spots when cooking
  • Easy to maintain, no seasoning required
  • Non-toxic materials

Cost: *Est. $28.99

5. BBQ Grill Tools Set with 16 Barbecue Accessories

This tool set comes complete with 16 accessories that allow you to accomplish all your grilling tasks and comes in a storage case that makes keeping things together a breeze. Stainless steel utensils won’t rust and boast integrated hanging hooks.

Key features:

  • Elongated handles
  • 100% money-back guarantee
  • Case boasts carrying handles

Cost: *Est. $39.99

6. Char-Broil Big Easy Bunk Bed Basket

This basket allows you to expand the cooking space of your grill and is ideal for cooking up to two chickens at a time. The convenient handles allow you to easily install and remove the basket.

Key features:

  • Dishwasher-safe
  • 9-inch diameter
  • Ideal for many meats

Cost: *Est. $19.05

7. Nordic Ware 365 Indoor/Outdoor Cheese Melting Dome

This cheese melting dome is perfect for melting cheese on your grilled foods such as hamburgers and bruschetta and boasts a durable aluminum design that helps capture heat in order to cut down on cooking times.

Key features:

  • Made in the USA
  • 9-inch diameter
  • Dishwasher-safe

Cost: *Est. $12.07

8. Rome Industries CS-2200 Rome’s 8 Piece Marshmallow Roasting Fork Set

This roasting fork set is perfect for roasting marshmallows and hotdogs when camping and during backyard get-togethers. The colorful wooden handles help to keep track of which fork belongs to whom.

Key features:

  • Made in the USA
  • Durable chrome construction
  • 22-inches long

Cost: *Est. $16.14

9. Dozenegg Square End Spatula with Wooden Handle, 7 1/2-Inch

This square-ended spatula boasts a durable, quality stainless steel design that is ideal for use both indoors and outdoors. The riveted wooden handle provides a sturdy and comfortable grip.

Key features:

  • Available in single or multi-packs
  • Thin and flexible
  • Choice of sizes through special order

Cost: *Est. $6.50

10. UPI New Long Stainless Steel, Barbecue, BBQ, Shish Kebab Kabob Skewers

These shish kebab skewers are available in a single or multi-pack for your family’s grilling needs and are made of commercial grade stainless steel for a durable design that’s built to last.

Key features:

  • Ring tip handle
  • Ideal for meat or vegetables
  • Blade is slightly flattened

Cost: *Est. $7.90

11. Grillaholics Grill Mat Set of 2 Nonstick Grilling Mats – 15.75 x 13 Inch

This non-stick barbeque grill mat provides a heat-safe surface on which to cook foods on your outdoor grill. Ideal for delicate items such as fish or eggs, and even smaller foods like mushrooms and tomatoes.

Key features:

  • Reduces need for oil
  • Still allows for grill marks
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $19.95

12. Brinkman Non-Stick Rib Rack

This grill rack is suitable for use with ribs and other food items to provide a separate yet secure grilling spot. It can be used indoors in the oven or outdoors on the grill.

Key features:

  • Porcelain coated steel
  • Holds up to 4 racks of ribs at a time
  • Suitable for use in smoker

Cost: *Est. $14.99

13. Star Wars Lightsaber BBQ Tongs with Sounds

The force will be strong with whomever wields this set of barbeque tongs inspired by the Star Wars film franchise. They feature a heatproof plastic handle and even boast the classic lightsaber sound effects.

Key features:

  • Officially licensed product
  • Includes red storage case
  • Requires 2 AAA batteries

Cost: *Est. $27.99

14. Charcoal Companion CC6064 Himalayan Salt Plate & Holder Set

This salt plate and holder set is perfect for use on your grill and imparts a naturally salty flavor to foods cooked on it. It can withstand high temperatures for cooking, or be chilled to help keep food cold for serving.

Key features:

  • Choice of sizes
  • Available with or without holder
  • Money-back guarantee

Cost: *Est. $48.95

15. Western Cedar Grilling Planks

These cedar grilling planks are perfect for use with seafood to help impart a natural smoky flavor to your food. They’ve been specially designed to absorb water faster, meaning you can get dinner on the grill in less time.

Key features:

  • Made in the USA
  • Suitable for use with gas or charcoal grills
  • Reduces need for oil and salt

Cost: *Est. $19.95

16. Grill Mats by Twisted Chef, Set of 3

This non-stick barbeque grill mat set provides a heat-safe surface on which to cook foods on your outdoor grill whether it’s charcoal, gas, or electric. Ideal for delicate items such as fish or eggs, and even smaller foods like mushrooms and tomatoes.

Key features:

  • Reduces need for oil
  • Still allows for grill marks
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $12.95

17. Weber 7436 Replacement Hinged Cooking Grate

This hinged cooking grate boasts flip up sides that allow for the easy addition of charcoal briquettes to your grill while cooking and is made from heavy duty bright nickel-plated steel.

Key features:

  • Suitable for slow cooking
  • 22-inches wide
  • Curved handgrips

Cost: *Est. $19.99

18. Kona Best BBQ Grill Mat(TM)

This heavy duty non-stick barbeque grill mat set provides a heat-safe surface on which to cook foods on your outdoor grill. It is safe for use in temperatures up to 600 degrees and allows grill marks to still come through.

Key features:

  • 7 year warranty
  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Reduces need for oil

Cost: *Est. $22.95

19. MalloMe Premium Marshmallow Roasting Sticks

This roasting fork set is perfect for roasting marshmallows and hotdogs when camping and during backyard get-togethers. The colorful BPA-free plastic handles help to keep track of which fork belongs to whom.

Key features:

  • Telescopic handle
  • Heat-resistant storage pouch included
  • Satisfaction guarantee

Cost: *Est. $18.95

20. Bayou Classic 30-Quart Turkey Fryer Kit & 30-quart Perforated Accessory Basket

This stock pot and fryer kit allows you to easily steam or deep fry an entire turkey outdoors in as little as 45 minutes and comes complete with a 12-inch stainless-steel thermometer and perforated poultry rack with grab hook.

Key features:

  • Lightweight design
  • Commercial-grade aluminum
  • Helps circulate oil for even cooking

Cost: *Est. $104.88

Gadgets

21. Weber 6492 Original Instant-Read Thermometer

This instant-read cooking thermometer boasts a large digital display that makes it easy to see how done your food is. The head swivels for easy readings and it will automatically shut off after 15-minutes in order to save battery.

Key features:

  • Protective sleeve included
  • Suitable for use with gas and charcoal
  • Suitable for use from 32F to 446F

Cost: *Est. $9.99

22. Weber 6493 21-Inch 3-Sided Grill Brush

This three-sided grill brush is ideal for cleaning all those hard-to-reach spaces on your grill grates and boasts durable stainless steel bristles that are extra thick to provide a longer life.

Key features:

  • Choice of sizes
  • Ergonomic handle
  • Integrated hanging hook

Cost: *Est. $9.99

23. Habor Digital Stainless Cooking Thermometer with Instant Read

This instant-read digital cooking thermometer boasts an easy-to-read LCD display that lets you know the internal temperature of your food in just seconds. It automatically shuts off after 10-minutes in order to preserve battery and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

Key features:

  • Suitable for use from -58F to 572F
  • Extra long probe
  • Made of durable stainless steel

Cost: *Est. $6.95

24. ‘The Original’ Chef Remi Cooking Thermometer

This instant-read digital cooking thermometer boasts an easy-to-read LCD display that lets you know the internal temperature of your food in just seconds. It automatically shuts off in order to preserve battery and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

Key features:

  • Suitable for use from -58F to 572F
  • Battery included
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $14.95

25. Proteove Pack of 2 Silicone Oven Mitts

These oven mitts are made from heat-resistant silicone to provide you with protection when touching hot cooking surfaces up to 430F on your grill. The soft cotton liner provides additional comfort and the textured surface provides a non-slip grip.

Key features:

  • Waterproof design
  • Machine washable
  • Cloth loop for convenient storage

Cost: *Est. $12.99

26. BBQ Butler Silicone Heat Resistant Cooking Gloves and Original Bear Paws Pulled Pork Shredder Claws

These heat-resistant silicone cooking gloves can withstand temperatures up to 425F and the included bear paws are ideal for shredding and lifting meats up to temperatures of 450F. They can be used indoors and outdoors and are 100% food-safe.

Key features:

  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Waterproof design
  • FDA-approved

Cost: *Est. $24.99

27. Weber 7416 Rapidfire Chimney Starter

This chimney starter system allows you to quickly and evenly light briquettes for your charcoal grill. It boasts a stay-cool thermoplastic handle and durable aluminized steel construction.

Key features:

  • Unique design eliminates need for lighter fluid
  • Lights enough charcoal for 22-inch grill
  • Ready in minutes

Cost: *Est. $14.99

28. Fox Run Brands Bamboo Skewers, 6-inch (Set of 100)

These bamboo skewers are perfect for making your own shish kebabs at home and can be used both on the grill or for cold food applications, making them incredibly versatile. They come in several size options to suit any cooking need.

Key features:

  • Natural bamboo
  • Must be soaked before use on grill
  • 3mm diameter

Cost: *Est. $4.40

29. Proteove Silicone Heat Resistant Oven Mitts

These heat-resistant oven mitts are suitable for a number of cooking uses both indoors and outdoors and boast a non-slip design for handling even heavy items. They are suitable for use with temperatures up to 425F.

Key features:

  • One size fits most
  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Waterproof design

Cost: *Est. $17.79

30. Weber 6494 12-Inch 3-Sided Grill Brush

This three-sided grill brush is ideal for cleaning all those hard-to-reach spaces on your grill grates and boasts durable stainless steel bristles that are extra thick to provide a longer life.

Key features:

  • Choice of sizes
  • Ergonomic handle
  • Hanging hook included

Cost: *Est. $7.99

31. Ekogrips Max Heat Silicone BBQ Grill Oven Gloves

These heat-resistant oven mitts are suitable for a number of cooking uses both indoors and outdoors and boast a non-slip design for handling even heavy items. They are suitable for use with temperatures up to 425F.

Key features:

  • Choice of sizes
  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $25.27

32. ThermoPro TP-04 Large LCD Digital Meat Thermometer

This digital meat thermometer features a built-in cooking clock timer and durable stainless steel probe that makes it a great addition to both the kitchen and barbeque area. The large LCD display is easy to read and programmable alerts let you know when items are done.

Key features:

  • Choice of colors
  • Suitable for use from 32F to 482F
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $9.99

33. Rutland Safe Lite Fire Starter Squares

Available in a single or two pack, these fire starter squares are made from recycled wood chips and wax, and are suitable for use with grills, smokers, fire pits, bonfires, campfires, wood stoves, and coal stoves.

Key features:

  • Won’t flare
  • Won’t change taste of food
  • Made in the USA

Cost: *Est. $13.59

34. Alpha Grillers Ultra Fast Instant Read Digital Cooking Thermometer With BBQ Meat Internal Temperature Chart

This digital cooking thermometer provides temperature results in just 4-7 seconds and boasts an automatic shutoff to help conserve battery life. It comes complete with a meat internal temperature chart so you can ensure your food is always cooked to a safe temperature.

Key features:

  • Suitable for use from -50F to 572F
  • Battery included
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $19.97

35. BBQ Grill Brush By USA Kitchen Elite

This grill brush set comes complete with a wire bristled scrubbing brush with reinforced handle to help get your grill grates clean as new and is suitable for use on a number of different grate styles.

Key features:

  • Angled head
  • 18-inch length
  • Basting brush included

Cost: *Est. $14.95

36. iDevices iGrill Mini

This smart thermometer features an easy-to-read LED temperature indicator with proximity wake-up that allows users to see the progression of their food without lifting the lid on the grill or smoker. It boasts a 150-foot Bluetooth smart range to signal your smartphone when food is cooked.

Key features:

  • Suitable for use from -22F to 572F
  • Battery lasts up to 150 hours
  • iOS and Android compatible

Cost: *Est. $35.01

37. Tiemom Silicone Basting Brushes

These silicone basting brushes are suitable for a number of uses including grilling and will not absorb odors or colors. They are heat resistant up to 446F.

Key features:

  • Integrated hanging hook
  • Removable heads for easy cleaning
  • Varying lengths included

Cost: *Est. $6.99

38. Meat Injector Stainless Steel

This meat injector system allows you to impart extra moisture and flavor into your meats and comes complete with two needles for varying styles of marinades. The durable stainless steel construction has been designed for years of use and can penetrate even the toughest cuts of meat.

Key features:

  • Large barrel
  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $14.99

39. Icicle Bear Claw Meat Claw

These meat claws allow you to lift and shred various cuts of meats quickly and easily, and are heat-resistant up to 450F. Each claw boasts 6 sharp ends to tear through your favorite cuts in no time.

Key features:

  • Dishwasher-safe
  • FDA-approved
  • Comfortable design

Cost: *Est. $9.99

40. MeasuPro Digital Oven, Meat and Cooking Thermometer

This instant-read cooking thermometer is suitable for use both indoors or outdoors and features integrated safe internal cooking temperatures for various types of meats so you can ensure you’re eating properly cooked meats every time.

Key features:

  • Suitable for use from 32F to 392F
  • Compact flip top LCD display
  • Requires 1 AAA battery

Cost: *Est. $19.99

41. Weber 7403 Char-Basket Charcoal Briquet Holders

These charcoal briquette holders make light work out of indirect cooking in your charcoal or kettle grill and are made from durable aluminized steel to fit in 22 ½-inch units easily.

Key features:

  • Easy to position
  • Made in the USA
  • Holds approximately 25 briquettes each

Cost: *Est. $14.99

42. Grill Beast BBQ Grilling Cooking Gloves

These grilling gloves are not only heat-resistant up to 662F, but they’re also flame retardant, making them ideal for use in a number of different cooking applications both indoors and outdoors. One size will fit most and the 4-inch cuff provides protection to your wrists and arms.

Key features:

  • Machine washable
  • Lightweight design
  • Money-back guarantee

Cost: *Est. $24.97

43. Grill Daddy Pro Grill Cleaning Brush

This grill cleaning brush is a real workhorse and uses the power of steam to quickly and easily clean your grill grates with less effort than traditional brushes. The durable stainless steel bristles are safe for use on cast iron, steel, or porcelain grill grates.

Key features:

  • Choice of models
  • Long handle, integrated storage hook
  • Dishwasher-safe head

Cost: *Est. $20.20

44. Weber 7447 Compact Rapidfire Chimney Starter

This chimney starter system allows you to quickly and evenly light briquettes for your charcoal grill. It is ready to use in 15 minutes or less and fits perfectly on Smokey Joe and Jumbo Joe charcoal grills.

Key features:

  • Unique design eliminates need for lighter fluid
  • Compact design ideal for travel
  • Made in the USA

Cost: *Est. $12.77

45. Smart Digital Meat Thermometer

This instant-read meat thermometer provides the internal temperature of your food in just 8-10 seconds on an easy-to-read LCD screen. The stainless steel tines are rust-resistant and it comes pre-programmed for various meats and doneness levels for the safest food every time.

Key features:

  • Requires 2 AA batteries (included)
  • Extra long probe
  • Lifetime guarantee

Cost: *Est. $9.99

46. SimpleCuisine Original Instant Read Digital Meat Thermometer

This instant-read digital cooking thermometer boasts an easy-to-read LCD screen that provides an accurate internal temperature readout in just seconds. It features an automatic shutoff that helps to preserve battery life.

Key features:

  • Lightweight design
  • Storage case included
  • Lifetime warranty

Cost: *Est. $6.95

47. In-Oven In-BBQ Grill and Smoker Digital Meat Thermometer

This digital meat thermometer is ideal for use both indoors and outdoors and boasts an easy-to-read backlit LCD touch screen display. It is pre-programmed for various meats and doneness levels for the safest food every time.

Key features:

  • Second probe included
  • Money-back guarantee
  • Includes stand and magnetized backing

Cost: *Est. $17.97

48. Wood Smoking Chips Variety Gift Set – Set of 8 Pints

This wood chip smoking set features a selection of eight different chips to impart a unique and distinctive flavor to your outdoor grilling. It makes for a perfect gift for those new to grilling or smoking to discover their ideal taste preference.

Key features:

  • Each container provides approximately 30 smokings
  • Ignites quickly and easily
  • Combusts 100%

Cost: *Est. $32.95

49. Ivation Extended Range Wireless Cooking Thermometer

This wireless cooking thermometer allows you to monitor your food from up to 325 feet away and features a large, easy-to-read LCD display. It comes complete with two probes and several pre-programmed temperatures for perfectly-cooked meat, every time.

Key features:

  • Choice of colors
  • Requires 4 AAA batteries (not included)
  • Out of range alert

Cost: *Est. $39.99

50. BBQ Grill Brush by RONDO

This grill cleaning brush boasts a unique design that allows for more effective cleaning of your outdoor grill. The durable steel bristles make light work of even the most stuck-on foods and are safe for cleaning all types of grate surfaces.

Key features:

  • Ergonomic handle
  • Wide, perfectly angled brush head
  • 2 year warranty

Cost: *Est. $14.95

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