Every master griller needs the right gadgets and accessories to complete an outdoor kitchen space. Here are a few finds that are sure to make your next barbecue easier and more fun.
The 60-inch stainless-steel Weber Genesis EP-310 grill comes with a front-mounted control panel, stainless-steel cooking grates, stainless-steel flavor bars (these bars sit over the burners for even heating and to control flare-ups) and three stainless-steel burners with individual electronic ignition so you ignite only the burners you are using. This feature also gives you the ability to grill using direct or indirect heat. The lid and doors are available in black, copper and green. $749 at Plessers Appliance, 6 E. Main St., Babylon, 631-661-2750, plessers.com.
This King Kooker Outdoor Chef's Smoker, Oven and Stove will smoke meats and veggies, fry fish, bake pizza and even bake cookies. The steel unit comes with two smoking cabinet racks, a removable water pan, removable wood chip pan with vented lid and cooking thermometer. The unit operates on a 1-pound disposable propane cylinder (sold separately) that produces up to 16,000 BTUs of heat. The portable unit also comes with a carrying case. $194.99 at hayneedle.com.
Hot Dog and Sausage Griller, a six-slot stainless-steel cooker that keeps hot dogs and sausages in place. The item also comes with a heavy-duty plastic turner handle with a leather loop that hangs off your grill for easy access. $19.95 at Crate and Barrel, 1950 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, 516-365-7600, crateandbarrel.com
Cook a whole fish over an open flame with the Fish Basket. The stainless-steel grilling basket holds a whole fish, fish fillets or fish steaks. $24.95 at select Williams-Sonoma stores or at williams-sonoma.com.
The ProFire Outdoor Kitchen comes with a stainless-steel 30-inch grill (connected to a propane tank that can be stored in the unit or put behind the unit), a double side burner (heat chili, sauté onions), granite countertop and triple drawers for storage space. $6,000 at JetMore, 3343 Merrick Rd., Wantagh, 516-826-1166, jetmore.com.