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Gift Ideas for the Cookout King Dad

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Many dads love to spend their time at the barbecue. Here are some great gift ideas for the father who feels like the "cookout king."

1. Maverick Redi-Check Remote Cooking Thermometer and Timer

BBQ Thermometer
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This is my favorite digital thermometer for a barbecue grill. A sensor is placed in the grill unit and then the thermometer can be taken anywhere within 100 feet. The thermometer is programmable so you can set it for different kinds of meat.
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2. Steven Raichlen Signature Stainless Steel Skewers

BBQ Skewers
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For kabobs and other dishes cooked on a skewer, these are the idea skewers. They are extra wide so that meats, fish or vegetables say in place. They are all stainless steel and easy to clean.
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3. Messy Eating BBQ Apron

BBQ Apron
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This black apron is 65% polyester/35% cotton and is adjustable and machine washable. The message on the front is perfect for your barbecue loving dad: "If your face and hands don't get messy eating BBQ. . . You're doing it all wrong!"
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4. Camp Chef Camp Tables with Legs

Camp Chef Table
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While this table is made to hold dutch ovens, it also provides a good side table for use with a barbeque to allow extra preparation and serving space. A really useful item for any cookout king.
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5. Weber 3 Piece Stainless Steel Tool Set

BBQ Tools by Weber
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This stainless steel grill tool set includes a spatula, chef's tongs and a barbecue fork. The tools are also dishwasher safe.
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6. Eastman Outdoors Cooking Gloves

BBQ Gloves
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If your dad works around a barbecue or dutch ovens, he will need good cooking gloves. These gloves will protect dad's arms and hands from the heat and the oil and steam associated with outdoor cooking. They are made of durable leather with a heat shielding liner inside.
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7. Barbecue Branding Iron

BBQ Branding Iron
Courtesy of Personalcreations.com
This stainless steel branding iron is the perfect finishing touch for a steak or pork chop. Just place the face of the iron on hot coals and brand a steak minutes before serving. The iron can be personalized with any three initials.

8. Grill Tool Utility Belt

BBQ Tool Utility Belt
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For the serious barbecue-loving dad. This grill tool belt keeps everything you need right at your fingertips with 7 pockets for holding spices, sauces, tongs and even a soda can holder. This grill tool belt is lightweight and easy to clean and adjusts to waist sizes from 26" to 46". Your dad will love this one!

9. Battery Operated Grill Brush

BBQ Grill Brush
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The one drawback of cooking on a barbecue is the need to clean the grill. It is certainly one of the messiest jobs for any outdoor cook. This battery operated grill brush makes clean up a lot easier. It has a stainless steel scraper and a rotary brass bristle brush.
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10. Grill Umbrella

Grill Umbrella
Courtesy of TaylorGifts.com
Grilling in the summer months make the chef feel pretty hot. This grill umbrella keeps your dad cool while he cooks. And if there is a cooling rain, it will keep dad and the food dry. This is a great addition to any father's grill.
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