Elizabeth Karmel, the expert behind the Web site GirlsattheGrill.com, names her favorite grilling gadgets.
OXO Good Grips
Twelve inches long, easy to grip and simple to lock closed. Get two pairs: one for raw meat, one for cooked ($9; 800-545-4411).
Best Meat Thermometer
Acu-Rite Analog Instant Read
A favorite in restaurant kitchens ($5; to find stores, call 800-777-0565).
Duncan’s Bar-B-Que Grip
Elbow length, with a nonslip surface; made of a fire-resistant, neoprene-like material ($20; 800-785-4449).
Lodge Cast Iron’s Lodge Logic
Portable and preseasoned; rests on top of the grill’s permanent grate ($36; 423-837-7181).
Camerons Stovetop Smoker
A versatile tool; can be used on an indoor cooktop as well as on an outdoor grill ($50; 888-563-0227).