For the dedicated barbecue enthusiast
who wouldn’t dream of letting a little frost stop them from getting their grill
From salmon to ribs and beyond, there’s
no guarantee that the person on the receiving end of this gift won’t try to
smoke just about anything not nailed down.
Smoker, $400. Available at Canadian Tire.
This box set of house-made sauces from the famed barbecue
restaurant in Chicago got the nod from Oprah and includes three of their
best-selling selections including Ivory, Smoky and Carolina.
Q Barbecue sauce set of 3. US $35. Available at Lillie’s Q.
A true barbecue master knows that the
secret to a steak house-worthy piece of meat is to let its innate flavours
shine. This French farm sea salt does just that with a little help from subtle
notes of rosemary, thyme, sage and marjoram.
Salt, $33. Available at Crate&Barrel.
Whether it’s from bugs or just
over-eager fingers, this dome will keep your food safe until it’s ready to be
Covered Server. $78. Available at Crate&Barrel.
The only thing better than lobsters on
the grill is serving them alongside a dunkable vat full of melted butter.
Butter Warmer Jens Quistgaard, 1956. US $40. Available at MoMA Store.
This portable spice arsenal is for the
foodie who believes that bland and boring food is a punishable crime.
Foodie Kit Survival Kit, $28. Available at Uncommon Goods.
One of the best things about outdoor
dining is the no-fuss attitude. Minimize cleanup by slicing and serving right
off of this bamboo cutting board.
Totally Bamboo Laser-Etched Growler Shaped Cutting and Serving Board, 15-Inch, Beer. $35. Available at
Take backyard dining to Gwyneth
Paltrow-heights (she’s reportedly got a monster built-in version) with an al
fresco pizza oven that will make you the star of the neighbourhood.
Pronto Outdoor Pizza Oven, $376. Available at Williams-Sonoma.
Chic ski locales like St. Moritz and
Gstaad star in these colourful coasters that add international buzz to your
Adler Jet Set Trois coasters, $48. Available at The Modern Shop.
Finally an answer to the age-old
question of how to marry a love for cheese and grilling without a molten mess.
It’s going to be a beautiful life.
Cheese Utensil, $13. Available at Uncommon Goods.