Get Your Flame On
You've been training like a grill sergeant for months. Early morning runs to the ice machine. Grate lifting sessions. Obstacle courses filled with meat, vegetables and sides.
Someday soon, your skills will be put to the test, and you've mustard up the courage to meet the challenge. So arm yourself with six grilling essentials to help you smoke the competition.
And let the flames begin.
No squeezing or shaking necessary - these classic condiment containers come with removable lids and matching spoons for even spreads and fuss-free refills.
$49.95, Williams-Sonoma, Ala Moana Center.
Turn Up the Meat
Don't let anything slip through the cracks. These lightweight LamsonSharp dual-action turner tongs let you flip burgers, steaks, fish, even onions, with ease.
$33.95, Executive Chef, Ward Warehouse.
Leave your mark on perfectly cooked cuts with this stainless steel branding iron. Each set comes with the entire alphabet, an "&" symbol and a rod that can hold up to three characters.
$59.95 with free shipping, Texas Irons.
Use this non-stick Charcoal Companion pizza grill pan to throw your favorite pie on the grill. The vents give you a crispy, smoky crust within minutes.
$29, Macy's, Ala Moana Center.
The top of this ceramic-coated stainless steel pot grows fresh herbs while its bottom conceals a compact charcoal grill, perfect for a balcony barbecue.
$89.99 on sale with $7.95 shipping, UncommonGoods.com.
Stick It Out
This Chef'n stainless steel barbecue branch skewer holds twice as much food as a traditional skewer and lays flat on the grill for evenly-cooked kebabs, vegetables and sausages.
$15, The Compleat Kitchen, Kahala Mall.