Make your Next Barbecue a Hit with These Grilling Essentials

Sun’s out, buns out — the burger variety, that is.

COVER STORY

Stay grease-free in this sturdy cotton apron with two front pockets and a leather strap and towel loop — stylish, functional and crafted to last. Crate and Barrel denim apron, $40.

Crate and Barrel denim apron

Crate and Barrel denim apron.

OPEN SESAME

These gluten-free buns are available weekends only, all summer long, at the Mill Valley or San Anselmo bakery locations. Flour Craft Bakery sesame burger buns, $3 each or a 2-pack for $5.

Flour Craft Bakery sesame burger buns

Flour Craft Bakery sesame burger buns.

HANDY HELP

Made of aramid fibers, this protective barbecue mitt is heat resistant up to 475°F and reversible for right- or left- handed use. Williams Sonoma pit grilling mitt, $20.

Williams Sonoma pit grilling mitt

Williams Sonoma pit grilling mitt

MELLOW YELLOW

Clean, simple and distinctive, this matte speckled serving platter’s Canary hue, earthy yet subtly bright, is part of a limited-edition glaze from Heath’s summer palette. Heath Ceramics serving platter, $110.

Heath Ceramics serving platter

Heath Ceramics Summer Seasonal Collection 2019 coupe serving platter. Photographer: Jeffery Cross.

SALT OF THE EARTH

Allstar Organics, a certified organic farm with fields in Marin and Sonoma counties, grows all its ingredients and products. Items are dried, hand-finished and packed at the on-farm facility in Lagunitas. Allstar Organics salt, $10 per jar.

Allstar Organics salt

Allstar Organics salt

IN THE BAG

Grill small or hard-to-manipulate items like veggies or shrimp in these barbecue bags. The nonstick coating keeps food from sticking to the bag or grill, while the mesh allows smoke to pass through. Sur La Table nonstick mesh grilling bags, $30 for a set of three.

Nonstick mesh grilling bags

Sur La Table nonstick mesh grilling bags

SMART SET

These stainless-steel grilling implements are from Fleischer and Wolf, founded by two former chefs to help home cooks make great meals. West Elm 4-piece BBQ tool set, $109.

West Elm 4-piece BBQ tool set for grilling

West Elm 4-piece BBQ tool set

RAISED RIGHT

Marin Sun Farms livestock is sustainably raised without hormones or antibiotics by way of proven low-stress, humane practices. Marin Sun Farms Beef, $10 per pound (average).

Marin Sun Farms Beef is a grilling essential for burgers

Marin Sun Farms Beef

 

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