If I were given a choice to select a cuisine that I would have to eat for the rest of the years to come, it would most definitely be BBQ. Ranging from fish tikka to cheese skewers, I don’t think I can get enough of them.
I feel once someone gets adapted to the taste of barbecued vegetables, meat, or fish along with hundreds of flavored sauces, there is no going back to bland cooked food. Since my friends BBQ all the time as a hobby, they would appreciate the thought. Furthermore, I get a range of options to choose from; personalized kits or grilling accessories, or maybe some indoor BBQ options to be cozier while cooking.
So, I made a list of gifts for BBQ lovers that would work in my favor to extract the mouth-watering barbecue dishes. Let’s have a look and hit two targets with one arrow, shall we?
My All-Time Favorite Gifts For BBQ Lovers
Personalized Grill Set
Who would not adore a personalized gift set? Now since I have a lot of BBQ lovers in my circle, I add a cherry to the cake by giving them personalized BBQ accessories.
I prefer a personalized grill set that contains spatulas, coasters, chopping boards, meat thermometers, etc., as they all can be embossed with the phrases I want. For example, initials, full name, saying “World’s best chef,” and what not.
Honestly, I would burst into tears about receiving a personalized grill set. Furthermore, it is more widely appreciated as the phrase would add a touch of thoughtfulness.
Wireless Meat Thermometer
If any of my friends ask me for the perfect gifts for BBQ lovers, I could not emphasize enough the importance of a wireless meat thermometer. This device aids in maintaining an optimal temperature of the meat while barbecuing. Furthermore, wireless technology has the added advantage of being hassle-free to use.
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BBQ Gift Basket
A BBQ gift basket is a little present, but it brings out the giant bundle of joy. I can add anything and everything in the basket as per the likes and dislikes of the BBQ lovers. A wide range of sauces is a must, basic grilling spices, everyone’s favorite bottle of honey, a pair of silicon mittens, cooking thermometers, barbeque chips with a dip, and more.
The nicely wrapped up basket would outshine all other presents and make friends’ hearts smile. Moreover, any gift basket fits well within my pocket. Thus, it can be established that it is a win-win situation.
BBQ cooking books
The list of gifts for BBQ lovers would be incomplete without mentioning the famous BBQ cooking books. For bibliophiles, cooking books would be even more suitable.
Someone who gets the secret recipes of making the utmost delicious barbeque snacks would always keep them delighted. Out of some of the best cooking books available, I would recommend –
- Meathead, the Science of Great Barbecue, and Grilling by Greg Blonder
- The Barbecue! Bible: Over 500 Recipes by Steven Raichlen
- Southern Living Ultimate Book of BBQ: The Complete Year-Round Guide to Grilling and Smoking written by the editors of Southern Living
- Cooking With Fire by Paula Marcoux and Seven Fires by Francis Mallmann.
Getting someone we love an apron with a hint of personalization works like black magic. There are tons of websites that can get anything imprinted on the apron. For instance:“For my little chef,” or “World’s best mum,” and so on.
Furthermore, the apron comes with numerous utilities like different sizes of pockets to keep various sizes of spatulas. These will aid in a smoother and tidier cooking process.
Squeeze bottle set
Every BBQ party is incomplete without varied flavors of barbeque sauces. The sauce bottles often come in glass containers that are a tad difficult to use while a person is fully absorbed in cooking. Thus, a squeeze bottle set can be an ideal gift for someone who loves BBQ.
Now I see my host just squeezing and splashing tangy sauces on the freshly barbecued meat and vegetables, and that too in the perfect amount. The squeeze bottles come in several sets and colors that make it easier to remember which sauce is inside which colored bottle.
Set of grilling spices
A barbecued cuisine without grilling spices is like drinking coffee without adding coffee beans. From my personal experience, a set of grilling spices nicely wrapped up is a heart-winning gift for a BBQ lover.
Having said that, a BBQ lover would always keep running out of spices. Thus, it would be helpful and would never go to waste and fit well within our pocket.
A bottle of wine with a set of wine glasses
Let’s face the fact, I cannot enjoy a barbecue without a glass of wine. Thus, a bottle of wine comes in handy when looking for gifts for BBQ lovers.
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Sometimes I feel that gifting just a bottle of wine is an understatement. So I prefer buying a set of sturdy wine glasses that balance perfectly on my hand along with the wine.
Lastly, a portable grill is one of the most valuable gifts for BBQ lovers. Due to its small design with a collapsible stand, it can be carried anywhere and everywhere very conveniently.
The portable grills come in various shapes and sizes: big enough for a family, small enough to fit in a backpack, and sturdy enough to survive outdoor adventures. Furthermore, the trays are large enough to accommodate up to six hamburgers or steaks at once, which is truly outstanding.
Barbequing on a cold winter night and then relishing the meal with my favorite people is something I look forward to every other weekend. Since I am an avid person who loves to attend BBQ parties, my inner circle has always been filled with BBQ lovers.
Thus, I have successfully made a list of impeccable gifts for BBQ lovers that I have tried and tested over the years. If I was of some help, do share it with friends. Till then, have a fun-filled barbecue.