1. GoSun Grill, $699, gosun.com
If you live in the Sunshine State, might as well harness the power of the sun. This solar grill bakes, broils or steams meals for up to eight people without requiring batteries, gas or an electrical socket.
2. Cast iron Mongolian barbecue dome griddle, $44.95, walmart.com
On the steppe, Mongolians sometimes barbecue by heating stones over the fire, killing a marmot and putting the stones in it to cook it from the inside. But if you’re doing Mongolian barbecue here, the dome griddle’s probably a better way to go.
3. La Caja China Roasting Box, $349.95, williams-sonoma.com
Anybody can cook up a few hot dogs on the grill. This Cuban-style roasting box lets you do the whole pig. (Or lamb or goat, depending on taste and what’s handy.)
4. Offerman’s Meat Paddle, $76, offermanwoodshop.com
Actor and humorist Nick Offerman – you might recognize him as Ron Swanson from Parks & Recreation – is also a skilled woodworker with a Los Angeles woodshop. This elegant paddle supports and displays all the meats you’ve so lovingly prepared.
5. Gates barbecue sauce 12-pack, $25.30 (8 oz. bottles), gatesbbq.com
Kansas City’s one of the world’s preeminent barbecue towns, and every Kansas Citian knows you need good sauce. Gates Bar-B-Q is a KC institution and if you can’t quite make it to the Kansas-Missouri line, they’ll ship to you.