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Whether it's the middle of summer or you're just dreaming of the warmer weather, you don't need an excuse to up your BBQ game.

As every man knows (or at least as every man should know), your run-of-the-mill outdoor cooking could be accomplished with a half-empty empty beer can and a pile of red hot logs. But a man who's serious about his craft pulls together the proper equipment and takes the job to the next level. That means knowing how to clean grill grates (with a grill brush, or any other tool you have on hand), keeping BBQ skewers close at hand, and perhaps even have BBQ smoker in your arsenal.

So if you want to get fancy and lay claim to the title of Master Griller in your neighborhood, you've got to check these gadgets. They're the best tools and grilling gadgets for your next backyard culinary adventure (from the best smoker to those kebab skewers). It's enough to get any red-blooded American male's mouth watering.

Note: To complete the recipe for the perfect BBQ, you've got to take a look at this article - it's the only way to grill a steak. Don’t forget to toss in the obvious essentials: some bloody meat and a stack of cold brewskis. We can only do so much for you here.