Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Griller


Below are my picks of the Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Griller. I picked these from the great list of products I’ve had the opportunity to review here at BBQ Sauce Reviews. I feel these products would make for a fantastic Christmas gift for any griller. (This list is in no particular order…click on the product name to see its full review.)

1. Maverick ET-733 Wireless Dual Probe Barbecue Thermometer Set

Maverick ET-733 Wireless Dual Probe Barbecue Thermometer Set 1

The ET-733 is Maverick’s latest barbecue thermometer set that comes with 2 straight hybrid probes and 2 grill clips. Both hybrid probes can be used to either monitor food temperature or be used as ambient temperature probes to monitor the smoker or grill temperature. Whatever combination works best for what you’re cooking. Both hybrid probe wires are 3 ft long and are rated for 716°F.

After opening the box for ET-733 you will find a transmitter that has a removable wire stand. There is also a wireless receiver that allows you to monitor 1 meat and 1 BBQ or 2 meats or 2 BBQs from an impressive distance of up to 300 feet away. The wireless receiver has a nice large LCD screen, built-in stand and a back light for use while cooking at night or early morning.

You can find a great deal on the new Maverick ET-733 here.

2. Pit Barrel Cooker

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The Pit Barrel Cooker also known as the PBC, is a drum cooker made from a brand new 30 gallon steel drum that has a very durable high-heat all-weather powder coated finish that is rated for 1,000º.

The PBC is an American Made product that’s extremely well-made and can be used for low and slow cooking as well as grilling.

You can find a great deal on the Pit Barrel Cooker here.

3. Splash-Proof Super-Fast Thermapen


The Thermapen is one of the fastest, most accurate thermometers on the market today (reads internal temperatures in mere seconds). It’s a thermometer that’s extremely popular for use by backyard grillers all the way up to competition BBQ teams.

You can find a great deal on the Thermapen here.

ThermoWorks also recently released the new Thermapen Mk4, which can be purchased here.

4. OptiGrill by T-fal

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The OptiGrill is an indoor grill that automatically cooks different types of foods based on sensors and thickness of the food.

It has 6 predefined settings, with the option to defrost food, as well as a manual cooking mode for grilling fruits and vegetables or personal recipes.

The OptiGrill has a very stylish looking brushed stainless steel housing and die-cast aluminum grill plates with a non-stick coating. The removable grill plates and large drip tray are very easy to clean and dishwasher safe. The grill is also angled so that the fat drains down into the large drip tray.

You can find a great deal on the OptiGrill here.

5. Smokenator 1000 (Weber Kettle Smoker Insert)

Smokenator 1000 Grill

The Smokenator 1000 is an 18 gauge stainless steel insert that fits in the lower part of a 22.5″ Weber kettle grill and transforms it into a smoker. The Smokenator contains the hot charcoal while channeling the heat upward and shields food from the direct heat. The chamber of the Smokenator holds enough briquettes for about a 6 hour cook at 230° F at the dome.

You can find a great deal on the Smokenator 1000 here.

6. Grill Wrangler 3-in-1 BBQ tool


The Grill Wrangler is a one-stop solution to your BBQ grilling needs. It’s a multifunctional barbecue tool that gives you all the functionality of a spatula, fork, and tongs all wrapped into one.

You can find a great deal on the Grill Wrangler here.

7. REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill


The REC TEC Grill is a wood pellet grill with a high temperature durable textured powder coat finish and a primary cooking area of 680 sq. inches.

It has a large interior and a nice amount of headroom for cooking whole chickens or turkeys.

The REC TEC Grill comes with a 6 year limited warranty and the overall dimensions of the grill are (H x W x D) 48″ x 57″ x 34″ and the grill weighs 203 pounds.

You can find a great deal on the REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill here.

8. The Meatrake (Meat Shredding Tool)


The Meatrake is a BBQ tool that can be used to shred through pork, chicken and other meats. The Meatrake has a polypropylene handle that is ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in your hand. The Meatrake has durable 304 stainless steel combs that shred through meat with minimal effort and it’s also dishwasher safe. As Spyder J from Meatrake would say: “Quit pulling your pork. Rake Some Meat!”

You can find a great deal on the Meatrake here.

9. Portable Kitchen Charcoal Grill and Smoke

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The Portable Kitchen Charcoal Grill and Smoker also known as the PK Grill, is an American Made retro-style cast aluminum grill that is capable of high temperature grilling and low and slow smoking.

The heavy-duty cast aluminum construction of the PK Grill reflects heat from all surfaces of the grill and as a result it helps to cook the food more evenly. Also the main section of the PK Grill can easily be detached from the cart for thorough cleaning, tailgating and camping.

You can find a great deal on the PK Grill here.

10. Orion Cooker


The Orion Cooker is constructed of solid stainless steel. It’s also an outdoor convection cooker that uses 3 cooking processes simultaneously: convection, steam and smoke.

The Orion Cooker comes with 3 cooking grates which offers 3 levels of cooking space and provides 398 square inches of cooking surface. The picture below shows 2 of the 3 grates installed and the last grate would sit on top of the holders for the 3 rib hangers. All the included attachments are manufactured out of food grade stainless steel.

You can find a great deal on the Orion Cooker here.


Thank you so much for checking out my list of the Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Griller! Hope you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Jay Prince

BBQ Tools & Tech Reviewer @


  1. Great list Jay!!!

  2. I am not sure if I agree with several of your picks but what I do love is your thorough reviews. I look forward to your posts.

    • Thanks for leaving a comment Chilebrown! I’m glad you love my thorough reviews. I appreciate that and I really enjoy your blog posts as well.

      I know not everyone will be a fan of every item on my list, but I think I provided a great list of products that a large majority of people would love to receive as a Christmas gift this year. 😉

      Thanks again for leaving a comment!


  3. the meatrakes are one of my favorites

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