The purchase of a smoker, alongside hosting a BBQ party for friends and family, may put you in the market for some smoker accessories to enhance and simplify your smoking/grilling experience.
That’s why we are covering the 10 best smoker accessories and why you need them.
Our Top Picks
Below is a summary of the top picks from our SummerBaron.com team. To help you understand where each pick ranked, we have included “badges” next to each pick’s key findings. “Best Overall” is a combination of price and value. “Best Budget” is great for summer lovers who want a top-quality product but are on a tighter budget. “High End” is for people who just want the best, and price is no object.
Reviews of Each Pick
Below are our detailed reviews of each product. Each product included in this review is reviewed by our team ⎯ with 1,000s of hours testing and working with products to help you pick the best one for your specific situation.
Smoke alarm thermometer
Backlit large digit displays
Available in 9 colors
Pair multiple wireless receivers to one base for the entire BBQ team
Our top pick for a smoke alarm thermometer is the Smoke remote BBQ alarm thermometer.
Smoke BBQ alarm thermometer outshines other BBQ thermometers in the market in terms of their performance and durability.
Firstly, the smoke’s BBQ alarm thermometer comes with dual probes (to check the temperature of the meat and burning pit.)
It comes with a remote pre-paired receiver, which helps to keeps check on the temperature even from about 300ft away. Moreover, this device is also waterproof.
Are you tired of repeatedly checking on your grill/smoker’s temperature while cooking food that requires moderate heat? Get started today with the Smoke’s BBQ alarm thermometer. You will not regret purchasing it.
Grill rescue BBQ Cleaner
Easy and safe to use.
Easy to clean
A little expensive.
Grilling and smoking of meat and food results in grime deposits. This bristle-free BBQ cleaner brush by Grill rescue is necessary if you have a smoker/griller.
It uses steam release to help you effortlessly clean grime or any residue build-up. Its handle has durable and heat-resistant material.
Moreover, the cleaning head is replaceable and is safe to use in a dishwasher and washing machine.
Rapicca BBQ Heat resistant oven gloves
Excellent grip, easy to use and wash.
Heat resistant and waterproof.
It has a rubbery smell.
During grilling sessions, one is prone to steam and heat injuries. Hence, adequately insulated heat-resistant gloves are a requisite.
Rapdicca’s BBQ oven gloves can resist up to a temperature of 932˚F. Besides, it is 14 inches long and hence protects your arms and hands from fire and grill flames.
It has a neoprene coating and is therefore waterproof, and is resistant to oil, grease, and chemical liquid stains.
Weber Chimney starter
Simple and easy setup.
It rapidly lights up.
Not very portable.
Weber’s chimney starter ignites a fire rapidly and is excellent, as the first step to set up a barbeque is to get the charcoal lit.
Another great feature about this chimney is that it lights up quickly and allows for even distribution of the flame.
It comes with two lighter cubes to ignite the flame at the bottom. The capacity for the charcoal bin carrier is significant, and therefore cooking high volumes of food is possible. The body construct uses aluminized steel, and its handles are thermoplastic.
Bear Paws Magnetic meat smoking guide
It is not evident to read for older people.
Some grillers and smokers do not come with a good instruction guide for grilling. Thus, a quick reference chart for grilling food and meat with a magnetic strip is an essential smoker accessory.
Bear Paws meat-smoking guide has the perfect dimensions for precise and easy reading. It comes in handy for quick references to time and temperature for different meat, food, types of pellets, and flavor profiles.
The smoking guide is also highly durable because of its heavy-duty lamination.
Any grilling of food/meat needs constant flipping and changing of its sides. To handle the kind of heat from the griller, you need long and sturdy tongs.
Grillhogs’ barbeque tongs are of exceptional quality. Its body is a blend of high-grade stainless steel and oak wood handles for heat protection.
It has a scallop-shaped edge for a firm and better grip of food and meat. At its other end, it has a lock and key feature to save up space when not in use.
- Gives comfortable grip
- Heavy-duty and durable.
- The lock feature becomes loose over time.
The sauces and butter make for that juicy and glazed finish when grilling meat or food items. Grillhogs barbeque basting mop is the most versatile tool for smothering the grill and food with the sauce.
This basting mop uses a super absorbent material that makes for easy absorption of sauce for the perfect glaze and sauce application for your meat and poultry grilling.
The oakwood handle of 18 inches long makes it safe to use during grilling. Besides, it is machine safe for washing.
- Super absorbent
- Long and durable handle
- Not very convenient for small-batch grilling.
Soulfino’s bamboo cutting board is the right choice for butchering meat chunks before grilling.
Its overall build and quality are noteworthy. Moreover, there is no question about its durability, as it comes with a lifetime guarantee.
With deep grooves on the board, there is less dripping and thereby less mess on the countertop.
The dimensions are wide and good enough to accommodate even large portions of meat, and it is easy to clean.
- Exceptional quality and highly durable.
- Crack and scratch-resistant.
- No anti-slip pads on the base.
Meat, fish, and poultry require deboning before grilling, and the sturdiest handle knife would be the Dexter-Russell boning knife.
The blade is made with high-carbon steel and is about 6 inches long. Its handle uses a grip – tex handle, which provides an easy grip and a hygienic product as it seals out any bacterial growth m.
Its pointed ends and long curves make it the most accessible knife to slide in and slicing up fish, meat, and poultry and remove bones cleanly.
- Sturdy quality.
- It may require constant re-sharpening.
The main task after steaming/grilling meat is to shred or pull them for easier consumption. For this very purpose, taste and creates’ meat shredder does the work effortlessly.
This shredder uses high-quality, sturdy, and BPA-free plastic. It shreds the meat quickly with its sharp and robust end. Moreover, its application extends as a BBQ fork, meat-handling tool, and for carving food.
The process of pulled pork and shredding of poultry and meat for your sandwiches and burgers is now a quick and easy step.
- Safe and sturdy product.
- Dishwasher safe.
- Not very easy to clean the grooves.
This pink butcher paper for wrapping meat/briskets during the process of smoking gives undeniably good results.
It is technically an all-natural paper pulp. There is no coating of any wax, and it is not bleached. It has a high wet strength property.
The paper is non-porous and is an excellent choice for cooking, wrapping, smoking, and storing.
- Safe to use – no bleach or wax coating
- Multipurpose use – cooking, grilling, and smoking