Lightsaber BBQ Tongs For the Evil Sith Grillmaster In Your Life

The Star Wars movies kind of painted the Sith as evil, unredeemable monsters. But between blowing up planets and wiping out the Jedi, even Darth Vader and the Emperor must need some R&R time, and presumably that involves the occasional BBQ where these lightsaber tongs would be invaluable. In a space station the size of… » 2/28/14 5:40pm 2/28/14 5:40pm

A Campfire Grill That Hugs Your Spare Tire For Easy Storage

Part of the joy of preparing meals while camping is that you don't have to worry about keeping everything neat and tidy. But the last thing you want to do is put a scorched and filthy grill in the trunk of your clean car. So Front Runner's solution lets you simply strap it to your vehicle's spare tire when it's time to … » 2/25/14 4:00pm 2/25/14 4:00pm

An Intelligent Indoor Grill That Knows Well-Done From Rare

The end of summer usually means the end of grilling and scorched steaks for dinner. But T-fal has come up with a solution to both those problems. Its new OptiGrill can not only be used indoors, all year round, it's also smart enough to let you know when a steak is perfectly done—whether rare, medium, or charred. » 8/29/13 1:20pm 8/29/13 1:20pm

Celebrate the Fourth With a BBQ and an Inaccurate Anatomy Lesson

What would a Fourth of July be without the grillmaster donning some manner of wacky apron while they serve up burgers and hot dogs? That's right, just another summer day. So do things right this year, and treat your guests to a complimentary but dangerously inaccurate anatomy lesson with this official $23 Operation… » 7/04/13 2:30pm 7/04/13 2:30pm

A Tiny Grill That Looks as Lovely as Your Beautifully Marbled Meats

Ikea is typically the go-to furniture store for apartment dwellers with minimal space, students on a budget, or do-it-yourselfers with a hex wrench fetish. The Swedish chain doesn't necessarily appeal to everyone, particularly furniture snobs, but it's hard to not see the charm in this sleek Lillon BBQ. » 5/29/13 5:00pm 5/29/13 5:00pm

What Gadgets Do You Use For Grilling?

Memorial Day is the first major patriotic holiday of the summer that demands grilling. You may use it as rare motivation to down some dogs and crack open a watermelon. You may interpret it as a directive to commence infinite cook outs. At Gizmodo we're pretty big on grilling, because it's hallowed ground at the… » 5/26/13 1:10pm 5/26/13 1:10pm

A Tactical Apron For Chefs Who Take Their BBQ Very Seriously

For some, barbecuing is simply a means to heat food that involves the opportunity to play with fire. For others, it's as serious an operation as open heart surgery. And if the act of grilling a steak is far more important to you than actually eating one, you won't ever want to go near a BBQ again without this tactical… » 5/23/13 2:32pm 5/23/13 2:32pm

The Easy*, Cheap* Way to Build a Kick-Ass BBQ Pit in Your Backyard

After one of the wettest, blizardiest winters in recent memory, it's high time for some spring grilling. But why spend thousands on a gas grill that can't even cook a whole hog when you can create your own wood-fired pig pit for under $300? » 3/04/13 2:00pm 3/04/13 2:00pm