The Everything Guide To Grilling

We're not here to fan the flames: As far as grills go, we've got both sides of the raging charcoal-versus-gas debate covered, with options to suit every space, budget, and cooking philosophy--from the easily portable and cost effect-effective Big Green Egg, to the commercial level Viking Ultra-Premium. And, as the expert outdoor chefs among you will know, you are only as good as your tools (and ingredients), so we've taken great pains to anticipate every need; including two-pronged Rosie Grilling Kabob Skewers, an elegant stainless steel lighter, hickory wood chips, and a Maker's Apron so cool it screams "kiss the chef" without saying a word.

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FYRKAT Picnic Gas Grill $140, Bodum  Kenmore Elite Dual Fuel Grill $600, Sears  Viking Propane Grill, From $8,200 Williams-Sonoma
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Weber Silver Performer Grill, $229 Crate & Barrel X-Large Egg Grill, From $399 Big Green Egg Landmann Black Dog Grill, $500 Gander Mountain
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OXO Grilling Tool Set $50, Bloomingdales Stainless Steel Lighter From $26, Lumens Polder Dual Thermometer $10, Bloomingdale's
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Weber Chimney Starter, $11 Crate & Barrel  24-LED Barbecue Light, $30, Kotula's  Bull Rosewood Handle Skewers $18, Hayneedle
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Rosle Chicken Roaster, $25 Chef's Resource Schmidt Brothers Grill Basket, $20 West Elm Round Grill Stone, $35 Kaufmann Mercantile
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Maker's Apron, $90 Field Aesthetic  Teton Wood Table Caddy, $23 The Sportsman's Guide  Monogrammed Forged Steak Brand, $32, Williams-Sonoma
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 Hickory Wood Chips, $2 The WEBstaurant Store Flame Disk $15, BIC  Weber Lighter Cubes, $4 Gracious Home
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The Prophets of Smoked Meat, $22, Barnes & Noble Charred & Scruffed, $15, Books A Million The Grilling Book, $29, Amazon
   Photograph: Peden+Munk/The Grilling Book