Dude im grilling out every day of the week when im home from work. I just used there middle shelf stainless stuff from walmart or any dept store. The set i have now is 3 years old and is still in great shape. No need to spend alot of money on a spatula and tongs. And that is all i use as well. If you know how to cook meat and what it should feel like when cooked to perfection there is no need for a thermometer and all that other stuff.
Acidbaby (rep: 6.8k) posted Mar 31, 2012
I have a couple of those nice sets you talked about and have never used them. I don't like the oversized untensils or the wooden handles. They are too hard to place while cooking, and clean up is harder (don't easily fit in dishwasher).
Anyway, aside from a good grill brush, I just use my kitchen tools. I have a graduated set of 3 tongs that are really nice. Similar to this type:
And I use a grill grid thing for smaller veggies. Mine looks like this:
MHT962 (rep: 3.2k) posted Mar 31, 2012
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