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Personalized Leather Chef’s Aprons

Personalized Leather Chef’s Aprons
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Looking for an awesome gift for a backyard BBQ master? Market Center makes great leather aprons with plenty of holsters for grilling tools, along with a pouch to hold a bottle of beer. They’re available in two-tone combos of light brown, dark brown, or black and can be personalized with text or graphics of your choice.

An Exosuit for Beating Your Meat

An Exosuit for Beating Your Meat

Now that we’ve got your attention, we’re here to reveal that the hydraulic exosuit that Handy Geng created is not for self-pleasure but for tenderizing beef. It’s still a ridiculous idea, and just the kind of thing we’d expect from the man who gave us the corn on the cob machine. It can also provide massages and chop veggies.

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Kelty Deluxe Camp Galley

Kelty Deluxe Camp Galley
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This handy and durable bag keeps your campsite kitchen gear organized and easy to access. It can be opened and hung vertically or laid flat on the ground and has compartments for pans and plates, pouches for utensils and spices, and two bonus side pockets. Its bottom strap holds a roll of paper towels or a dish cloth.

Making a Vat of Chili Oil

Making a Vat of Chili Oil

Like many of you, we enjoy spicy foods. In this wonderfully satisfying video from a factory in China, we see how they combine spices, oil, herbs, sugar, and even beer to create mass quantities of delicious chili oil for hot pot cooking. While we couldn’t find where to buy this exact product, there’s a similar hot pot base available on Amazon.

Jalapeno Pepper Grill Rack

Jalapeno Pepper Grill Rack
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If you’ve ever tried grilling jalapenos or other peppers you know it’s tricky to get an even sear. This nifty grill accessory from Cave Tools lets you load up to 24 peppers vertically for consistent cooking without flipping. It also works with chicken legs and fits in ovens too. It includes a stainless steel pepper corer too.

Überleben Kessel Bushcraft Pot

Überleben Kessel Bushcraft Pot
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The Überleben Kessel is a compact and capable camp kettle. It holds up to 37 oz. of liquid so you can cook up a full pot of coffee or tea or use it for cooking soups or stews. It has a hanger handle that folds down for travel, a pour spout, and a hardwood handle on its lid. Available in stainless steel or titanium.

Prison Ramen

Prison Ramen
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Written by ex-con Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez and actor Clifton Collins Jr., this unique cookbook offers up more than 65 recipes made by inmates using instant ramen and other items they could get from the commissary while incarcerated. Among the contributors: Slash, Shia LaBeouf, and Danny Trejo.

Capt’n Cook Pizza Oven

Capt’n Cook Pizza Oven
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This smokeless outdoor propane cooker not only bakes perfectly crisp pizza crust but also gets the toppings right. Its top oven and pizza stone heats from the bottom, while its bottom oven heats from above. It can also be used for cooking steaks, baking casseroles, and more with a top temperature of 500º F.

Coghlan’s Multi-Spice + Multi-Grill

Coghlan’s Multi-Spice + Multi-Grill
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Improve the flavor of your campsite and backyard cooking with these flip-top spice containers from Coghlans. The Multi-Spice comes with paprika, curry, cayenne pepper, garlic salt and black pepper, while the Multi-Grill version comes with four mixes for seafood, chicken, steak, and general grilling.

UFO Burger

UFO Burger

Korean restaurant chain UFO Burger makes sandwiches that come sealed inside of a UFO-shaped bun. The design keeps its contents from spilling out and just plain looks cool. In addition to cheeseburgers, they make bulgogi and spicy chicken sammies. We’re hoping that they expand outside of Korea so we can eat some.

Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker

Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker
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Ninja’s countertop appliance makes ice cream, sorbets, milkshakes, and other frozen treats with the push of a button. Fill the container with yummy ingredients, freeze for 24 hours, then let the CREAMi’s paddle work its magic to create creamy desserts. Includes three pint containers and lids for making multiple flavors.

Camping Spice Organizer Roll

Camping Spice Organizer Roll
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Just because you’re cooking outdoors doesn’t mean your food needs to be bland. This kit from Pugtail Originals lets you tote eight of your go-to seasonings in resealable plastic test tubes. Its case is made from ripstop nylon and rolls up for easy carrying in your backpack. It also comes in military camouflage versions.

Making a Tornado Omelet

Making a Tornado Omelet

We have a hard enough time making omelets that don’t break apart on us when folding them over, but this Korean chef makes it look easy to create one with a swirled design that looks like a tornado. The best part – it gets stacked atop a dome of fried rice and surrounded with a moat of tomato sauce. Get in our bellies!

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All-in-One Charcoal Grill

All-in-One Charcoal Grill

This ingenious outdoor charcoal griller designed by Hayanako Kenko provides seven different ways to prepare foods. The compact unit has a wooden base to protect tabletops, and various modules for grilling, steaming, frying, and smoking. A special compartment keeps a bottle of sake or mulled wine warm.

Levoons Self-leveling Measuring Spoons

Levoons Self-leveling Measuring Spoons

These clever measuring spoons from Dreamfarm ensure you get exactly the right amount of ingredients instead of an approximation. Once you fill them, squeeze their handles to wipe away any excess for perfectly-level spoonfuls. Each set includes 1 tbsp., 1 tsp., 1/2 tsp., and 1/4 tsp. measuring spoons.

K.U.B. Camping Kitchen Set

K.U.B. Camping Kitchen Set

Tired of searching for all of your cookout gear for camping? The K.U.B. (Kitchen Utensil Box) keeps everything in one place. The kit includes 36 pieces of cookware, stainless steel serving pieces and utensils, along with a grate for grilling and a cutting board. Everything packs neatly into a rugged waterproof case for easy transport.

Thor’s Hammer Meat Tenderizer

Thor’s Hammer Meat Tenderizer
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Pound meat into submission with Seven20’s officially-licensed Mjolnir meat tenderizer. This pint-sized version of Thor’s hammer has a stainless steel head with tenderizers on both sides and a silicone handle. Are you worthy of its power? Buy one (and a couple of steaks) and find out.

Smithey Cast Iron Dutch Oven

Smithey Cast Iron Dutch Oven
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Elevate your food game with the 5.5 quart Smithey Cast Iron Dutch Oven, a versatile lidded hero for slow-cooking, roasting, frying, baking, and mastering an open fire. Made in the USA, Smithey crafts heirloom-quality cookware that gets better over time, withstanding heavy-duty use and 700ºF temps without chipping or staining.

Char-Griller Akorn Jr. Grill

Char-Griller Akorn Jr. Grill
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While it’s not as fancy as a Kamodo Joe or Big Green Egg, this powder-coated steel kamado-style grill won’t empty your wallet. The egg-shaped cooker can hit temps up to 700ºF, and only needs a small amount of charcoal. Its cast irongrate offers 153 sq. in. of cooking area, and its top and bottom dampers ensure smooth airflow.

Burch Barrel

Burch Barrel

Combining a fire pit and a barbecue grill, the Burch Barrel is a great upgrade for outdoor living. Its fire barrel can be smoke, flame, sear, and grill, and has adjustable vents, a lift system for easy access, and an adjustable fire pan for either wood or charcoal. Its adjustable tripod rig keeps the barrel level on uneven terrain.

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Le Creuset Bread Oven

Le Creuset Bread Oven
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Iconic cookware company Le Creuset makes bread-making consistent and beautiful with the innovative Le Creuset Bread Oven. Crafted from enameled cast iron for better heat distribution, the purpose-built domed lid circulates steam, while the low-profile base produces a crispy crust branded with Le Creuset’s three hallmark rings for bakery-quality results at home.

Scorpio Pizza Oven

Scorpio Pizza Oven

This stainless steel outdoor oven bakes up evenly-cooked Neapolitan pizzas thanks in part to its rotating 16″ pizza stone. Its reverse-flow draft design helps maintain temperature up to 850ºF for perfectly crisp pizzas in less than 90 seconds. Its wood or propane-powered flame can also sear meats and veggies.

Jarsty Meal Container

Jarsty Meal Container

This little box lets you prep, cook, store, transport, and consume meals from a single container. It’s made from a microwave- and food-safe plastic. Its built-in pressure relief valve lets you microwave your foods, then keep them fresh with a vacuum seal for up to 15 days in the fridge. It’s great for portion control too.

UPAN Sausage Frying Pan

UPAN Sausage Frying Pan

This cast-iron frying pan is designed to cook perfect sausages. Its curved channels ensure even heating and browning and seal in flavor and juices. It holds up to four kielbasa sausages, six butcher shop links, or eight of those supermarket pre-packaged links. It can also cook up to 20 meatballs.

Steelmade Flat Top Kitchen Griddles

Steelmade Flat Top Kitchen Griddles

Do like the restaurants do and cook your meats, eggs, and veggies on a smooth flat top griddle. Steelmade’s kitchen accessory converts regular cooktops into a single cohesive surface for quick and easy cooking, deliciously crispy foods, and clean up without pots or pans. They also make wood covers that double as cutting boards.

Slide & Serve BBQ Skewers

Slide & Serve BBQ Skewers
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ProudGrill’s metal BBQ Skewers have a fishbone design that offer several advantages over traditional skewers. They let you slide food on and off easily, cook more food in one go, and make it easy to cook both sides evenly with a quick flip.

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