Memorial Day Grilling: 5 Gadgets Take the Fuss Out of Outdoor Grilling

These products will take the hassle out of your holiday cookout.

ByABC News
May 29, 2011, 7:10 PM

May 30, 2011 — -- Today is Memorial Day, and, like millions of Americans across the nation, you're probably going to be grilling – or going to visit someone who'll be offering up grilled or barbecued feast.

Liz Vaccariello, editor in chief of "Every Day with Rachael Ray" magazine, dropped by "Good Morning America" to share five fun gadgets that she said can make your grilling faster and more fun!

This comes from Black and Blum. Its small size makes it a perfect option for small outdoor spaces, such as balconies. Users can even use it to grow their own herbs in the hot pot. The Terracotta design (actually heat-resistant ceramic-coated stainless steel) hides a dotted grill and stylish tongs.

Cost/where to buy: Black and Blum, $124

This product is deal for the person who likes to cook and socialize at the same time. Just insert the stainless steel probes right into the center of the meat on the grill, select how well you'd like the meat to be done, and the thermometer will "talk" -- telling you when the meat is "almost ready" and when it's "ready."

Cost/where to buy: Brookstone or various retailers, $69.95

This allows you to use your cooking space more effectively. The bendable cable winds around other food to get more grill space for your tasty barbecue bits. These skewers can hold twice as much food as a regular skewers.

Cost/where to buy: Fire Wire Grilling or various retailers, about $10 for 2-pack

This handy little item let you make perfect sliders on the grill. You can place up to 12 sliders into the basket, put the basket on the grill, then flip the basket to the other side to cook the patties on the other side – while still getting those appealing grill marks.

Cost/where to buy: Williams-Sonoma or various retailers, about $30

The Grill Daddy

This brush will help make grill cleaning easier. The grill brush works like a clothing fill the brush with water and as you brush it over a warm grill, it uses steam to clean the grill. It's also a great tool for traveling…use it at the camp site or on vacation.

Cost/where to buy:, or various online retailers, price ranges from $15 to $18.

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