Having the right tools and accessories is an important factor to any pitmaster in their ability to consistently produce great BBQ day in and day out. We are talking your typical 2 prong fork, tongs and a spatula. We are talking about tools and accessories that will help you to make uncommon things great while making it easy. Having the right things makes your prep work and cooking process go much easier.
Steven Raichlen, one of the names that’s synonymous with BBQ and Grilling has developed a line of accessories that help you achieve wonder results time after time. This list is somewhat personal in the sense it’s what we have used and what we like based on the products we have used and how we cook.
These tools and accessories are not listed in any specific order.
These gloves are great for moving hot food around on a smoker. These insulated rubber gloves is one of the hottest Steven Raichlen item going. They’re light and flexible but still protect your hands from heat so you can get in and out of your smoker without losing a lot of heat. WARNING: these gloves are not meant for handling hot coals or grates, they’re for handling food only!
Have you ever struggled to cook jalapeno poppers on a grill and didn’t create a mess? Well, this accessory will be a lifesaver to you! It allows you to core your peppers with the included corer, stuff, and set them into the pre-cut holes. This set makes the perfect gift or addition to your personal grilling arsenal.
If you like mopping your ribs or pork butt while cooking, a sauce mop is a MUST have tool. Slather ribs, pork butts, or chicken in your favorite mop or homemade bbq sauce with this cotton sauce mop. The cotton head is removable for easy clean up. Don’t make the initial mistake we made, get yourself some additional Steven Raichlen Sauce Mop Replacement Heads.
Have you ever had beer can chicken? It’s one of the best ways to make juicy, flavorful whole chickens on a barbecue grill. However, getting a chicken to stand up on a beer can is not an easy task! That’s where this beer can chicken roaster comes in. Fill the provided stainless cup with the liquid of your choice, place it in the rack, and then put your chicken on top. The stable base holds your chicken upright while the liquid permeates the meat with flavor and moisture. We have used everything from beer, wine, Pepsi, Ginger Ale, and even different fruit juices.
If you only have a backyard smoker this is a MUST HAVE ITEM!!! If you are pressed for space on your cooker this heavy-duty rib rack holds 4 racks of ribs upright to give you more room. The coated nonstick surface makes for easy clean up.
Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades are every pitmaster’s secret weapon. These are the flavor boosters that give grilled food its character, personality, depth, and soul.
Steven Raichlen, has completely updated and revised his bestselling encyclopedia of chile-fired rubs, lemony marinades, buttery bastes, pack-a-wallop sauces, plus mops, slathers, sambals, and chutneys. It’s a cornucopia of all the latest flavor trends, drawing from irresistible Thai, Mexican, Indian, Cajun, Jamaican, Italian, and French cuisines, as well as those building blocks from America’s own barbecue belt.