Best Barbecue Accessories TechnoBuffalo 2021

If you're going to be barbecuing in 2020, you're going to need more than a past-it plastic spatula and a "Kiss the Cook" apron. You need to accessorise. There are a wealth of handy items out there that can help you get the most out of your next flame-filled garden party and take you from a burger-flipping amateur to a cookout knockout. From tools to help you handle your meat, to products that will protect you from heat, we've got a neat selection for BBQ perfection.

Bbq Accessories Gloves

Digit defenders: Tvird Extreme Heat Resistant BBQ Grilling Gloves

Staff Pick

If you're fond of your fingers, you may want to consider investing in some protective gloves. This pair will shield you from heats of up to 800 degrees Celsius, have handy silicone stripes for slip resistance, and long cuffs for forearm-protection.

£11 at Amazon
Bbq Accessories Grilling Basket

Basket case: RoseFlower Large BBQ Grilling Basket

If you're getting all fancy and barbecuing anything delicate like fish, shellfish, veggies and the like, consider investing in a BBQ basket that will expose your posh food to the heat, but keep it safe within the grill cage. This option measures 31cm wide and has a wooden handle.

£21 at Amazon
Bbq Accessories Meat Claws

Pork pulling paws: Leisiwei Bear Meat Claw Shredders

Release your inner Wolverine with these meat shreddin' claws. Made of FDA-approved, BPA-free, 100% food-safe plastics, these are heat-resistant up to 230 degrees Celsius, have sharp teeth and comfortable handles to make short work of any protein.

£6 at Amazon
Bbq Accessories Lights

See the light: Fireor Magnetic Weather Resistant Adjustable Barbecue Grill Lights

If your BBQ party extends into the evening, a specially designed light source is recommended to ensure you don't serve up pink chicken. With nine high-density LEDs, a magnetic base and a flexible gooseneck design, this pair of lamps provide perfect illumination.

£13 at Amazon
Bbq Accessories Roasting Sticks

Prong song: Newthinking Telescopic BBQ Roasting Sticks

These extendable BBQ roasting sticks are handy multipurpose tools for your barbecue experience. They can be used to cook hotdogs, hold sweetcorn, toast marshmallows and more. The colour-coded tips ensure everyone can remember which fork is theirs.

£9 at Amazon
Bbq Accessories Thermometer

Hot or not: GFTime Stainless Steel BBQ Temperature Gauge

If you want to take your barbecue skills to the next level, you can buy a special thermometer that will inform you of the temperature inside your grill. This 6cm option slots through the hole in your BBQ's lid and gives an accurate reading, so you know exactly when to stick the sausages on.

£11 at Amazon
Bbq Accessories Cool Plate

Cold holder: Tomorrow's Kitchen Cool Plate

Forget BBQ kings, be the hygiene queen with this clever, cool plate. Simply stick the cooling element in the freezer six hours before use, then slide it under the stainless steel plate to keep your meat cold and covered until it's ready to be roasted.

£32 at Amazon
Bbq Accessories Cleaning Brush

Brush it off: PePeng Metal Heavy Duty BBQ Grill Cleaning Brush

Finally, no-one likes the aftermath of a barbecue, but you can make clean-up easier with the correct tools. This sturdy brush gives you 18 inches of reach and three metal brushes with a universal fit suitable for all grill types. You just need to bring the elbow grease.

£6 at Amazon

Flair grills

We've gone for safety first with our overall staff pick. A pair of heat resistant gloves, like the Tvird Extreme Heat Resistant BBQ Grilling Gloves are a wise investment if you barbecue often. While we're not suggesting you flip burgers with your hands, an extra layer of protection from actual fire is always a wise move.

Finally, if you want to your guests to leave your BBQ party having enjoyed the fun factor, rather than contracting a nasty case of campylobacter, investing in Tomorrow's Kitchen Cool Plate is recommended to keep your raw meat safe.

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