Think outside the box when you’re looking for must-have gifts for meat smokers, because there is so much more to it than simply smoking. For instance, they need somewhere to cook it, and equipment to shred it with. And don’t forget, if they love smoked meat, they will enjoy the flavor in cheeses, vegetables, and even cocktails (we have something for that here, too). Also perfect for grill masters, these gifts will change the game when it comes to outdoor cooking and dining.
Smoke Remote BBQ Alarm Thermometer
This clever device will enable them to keep an eye on the temperature of their pit and the temperature of their meat at the same time, from up to 300 feet away. Paired with a handset, this thermometer can also accommodate extra probes so two meats can be tracked at the same time.
Help them get to the top of their craft with this amazing Pit Barrel Cooker. Simple to cook but mouth-watering to taste, meat grilled or smoked will taste absolutely delicious, with virtually no effort needed. Complete with steel drum, hooks, basket and rubs, it’s the complete kit for outdoor cooking.
The FireBoard 2 allows for easy tracking of up to six probes at the same time, which can be viewed on any iPhone or Android, via the Cloud. Supplied with one ambient probe and two meat probes, there are expansion kits available for adding further probes into the mix.
Special occasions call for special cuts of meat, so treat them to a once-in-a-lifetime gift by the Holy Grail Steak Co. From the 4-6lb Kurobuta Ham to the World Tour Strip Steak Flight, the gift sets in this range are succulent and melt-in-the mouth delicious, and perfect for special dates.
Widen their BBQ repertoire with this comprehensive cookbook, which includes everything they will need to know about smoking meat. Written by Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue fame, this book is the ultimate manifesto for what to buy, how to use it, and of course, how to cook it.
Cooking outdoors isn’t just about the meat, because pizzas can be baked outside, too. Add some Italian cuisine to outdoor feasting with an Ooni pizza oven. Cooking stone baked fresh pizza in just 60 seconds, it will make double the menu offerings, in super quick time.
Keep him safe and protected while he’s cooking up a storm with this heavy duty apron. Perfect for grilling, this apron is made from a waxed canvas so it will stand up to hours of barbequing, and it includes cross-over straps to relieve neck pressure, and handy pockets for grilling tools.
If they want to smoke on a smaller scale, this Gourmet’s Smoking Cloche will make an excellent gift idea. Suitable for adding a distinctive flavor to cheeses and even drinks, this tabletop gadget also comes with Applewood chips, although they can experiment with different woods, as well as herbs and spices, too.
If they tend to take off across the water on their gourmet adventures, give them this YETI Tundra 110 Cooler to take with them. Designed to be strapped securely to a raft so it won’t fall into the water, this cooler can keep food and drinks ice cold, and is certified bear-proof.
If they’re new to outdoor cooking, ‘Master of the Grill’ is the only book they’ll need to show them how it’s done. Part recipe book and part guide, this book includes recipes for the very best burgers, steaks, and chicken (along with sides), as well as information on equipment, tools, and more.
Not only will these grilling wraps infuse their food with a beautiful smoky flavor, but they will look sensational, too. Available in either cedar wood or alder wood varieties, the wraps can be used to cook cheeses, vegetables, and even fruit for a new slant on barbecue cooking.
The adage ‘different strokes for different folks’ could have been written for lovers of grilled food, because every type of wood imparts a new flavor. This Grill Smoker Gift Set includes three types of wood chips to satisfy every taste, as well as a smoker box, thermometer, and hickory smoked sea salt.
Add some hickory smoke to the grill with a set of these handy Hickory BBQ Blocks. Specially made to be free of bark and soiled organic matter, these blocks will provide a delicious and enticing aroma and flavor to sizzling steaks, juicy burgers, and succulent chicken and fish.
Portable grills don’t come much more impressive than the Davy Crockett Sense Mate Electric Wi-Fi Grill. Foldable to fit into almost any trunk, this grill comes with a digital Wi-Fi controller so it can be run through their phone, and can operate through 12V or 120AC so it’s perfect for home or road.
If they regularly tend to cook too much food, make sure it doesn’t go to waste with the FoodSaver V4400 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealer Machine. Featuring automatic bag detection technology, this machine can seal both fresh and leftover food so it can be refrigerated or frozen for up to 3 years.
This impressive double sided prep board is the ideal accessory for outdoor cooking, as it will help to prevent meat juices from spilling over onto reduced spaces. With a sloped juice well on one side and a flat surface on the other, both sides have an integrated stainless steel juice pan to catch drips.
Eliminate the need for noxious nasties with the Looft Lighter Original Electric Fire Starter. Lighting charcoal in just 60 seconds, this clever device reaches temperatures of up to 1200°F (and cools down in seconds), and means there is no need for gas, lighter fluid, or any other accelerant to contaminate the taste.
Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling
Knowing how grilling works will take their game to the next level, and this book will teach them everything they need to do. Exploring the relationship between food, fire, heat, and smoke, this informative book will provide brilliant recipes, bust myths, and make them a grill master in no time.
If their backyard is on the cozy side, they can still enjoy the pleasures of outdoor cooking with the Weber 44010001 Spirit II E-210 2-Burner Grill. Measuring 44.5″H x 48″W x 27″D with the lid closed, the grill has porcelain-enamelled cast iron grates, and is the perfect size for compact gardens.
American Wagyu Brisket & Premium Beef Brisket Pack
Some occasions call for simple burgers, hotdogs, and chicken, while other events require something a little more elaborate. This American Wagyu Brisket & Premium Beef Brisket Pack will provide those VIP guests with succulent, melt in the mouth meat for when they’re really trying to impress.
Precision cooking requires precision cutting, and that’s exactly what this 11-Inch Granton Edge Slicer provides. Made with Japanese steel and an ergonomic handle, this knife will slice through meat and other foods while also protecting the hands, thanks to the finger guard and textured finger points along the blade.
Whatever they want to do with meat, the STX Turboforce 3000 can handle it. Designed to grind meat and stuff sausages, this heavy duty machine also comes with a kubbe maker and burger/slider maker, so no matter what dish they want to prepare, they can do it right there at home.
They can liven up their dishes with this set of three delicious Killer Hogs BBQ rubs. There’s the all-purpose (AP) rub for adding general seasoning, the BBQ Rub for that delicious barbecue flavor, and the Hot BBQ Rub for when they want to infuse their meat with something with a little more heat.
Anyone who’s serious about grilling will need their tools to be in tip top condition every time. Ensure their knives are kept razor sharp with the Ken Onion Knife Sharpener. With customized angle settings, variable speeds, and flexible belts, it will keep their implements as good as new.
Stain and corrosion resistant, this beautiful knife will be a game changer in the barbecue game. With a thinner and lighter hand-forged blade and handsome olive wood handle, this knife will make short work of cutting and slicing, and makes a fabulous gift for meat smokers and barbecue aficionados.
For completely hassle free cooking, treat them to the Breville Joule Sous Vide. Measuring just 11 inches tall, this compact device will allow chefs to cook meat perfectly, thanks to the included free app. They can simply set the level of ‘doneness’ required, and check its progress on their phone.
Give them the means to grill anytime and anywhere with this handy Char-Broil Grill2Go Portable TRU-Infrared Grill. Compact and sturdy, it comes with a temperature gauge on the lid, push button ignition, and a special infrared system that ensures food is cooked evenly without any flare-ups. 1lb propane tanks are required for operation.
Fill the stainless steel pouch with wood chips and get ready for barbecue heaven. Providing more than enough smoke for the duration of a cook out, this reusable pouch features a mesh texture, allowing controlled airflow for a steady supply of clean, woody smoke. Hickory chips are also included.
Fingers and food will be safe with this clever Bristle Free Grill Brush. Fitted with two continuous springs, the brush can adjust automatically to accommodate any size grill, and will easily remove burnt-on food and grease without leaving bristles to fall into food. There are no sharp edges, either.
If you’re looking for a gift for meat smokers who like the ease of handheld gadgets, this Breville Gun Pro Smoke Infuser will make an excellent choice. Perfect for adding smokiness to all kinds of foods, from fish to meat, and cheese to drinks, this gadget comes with wood chips, hose, screens, and more.
Turn a 22.5” kettle grill into a pizza oven by adding this Pizza Oven Kit. The food is accessed via the slot on the side so the lid never has to come off, ensuring even heat and cooking. Made from 20 gauge, 304 grade stainless steel, it will produce delicious wood-fired pizza in no time.
Preparing meat can be a messy business, so keep their hands clean with a pair of Silicone BBQ Smoker Gloves. Food grade and waterproof so even hot juices can’t soak through, these gloves also come with meat shredder claws and a silicone basting brush for spreading all that flavor.
Have them do something different with their dinner by adding these wood planks to their grill. The planks should be soaked (use wine or juice for extra depth) and then placed on the grill with seasoned food on top. The cedar, alder, hickory, maple, and cherry woods will infuse foods with remarkable flavors.
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