Spring and summertime are great seasons to throw outdoor events. If you’re dreaming of some awesome summer-themed party ideas, make this the year you put those ideas into action. Plus, when the weather starts to warm-up, so does the grill. So today, we are sharing the best cooking accessories for this summer’s barbecues that are budget-friendly and under $50.

Hamburgers and sliders are a must-have at any barbecue and Williams Sonoma’s Stainless Steel Slider Basket is the perfect addition to your event. Featuring a locking top, it secures sixteen slider patties or six full-sized patties, so everyone’s food is ready at the same time. Plus, it’s dishwasher safe for easy cleanup after the party is over. This slider basket is just $20.

If you’re a fan of grilled kabobs the Stainless-Steel Sliding Skewers are a great option to have and are priced at just $40. If you’ve had kabobs before, you know the difficulty of sliding the pieces off of the skewer. The Sliding Skewers feature discs that lets you push food onto a plate with one controlled motion. Also, its unique shape prevents foods from spinning when you turn kabobs on the grill.

Baked potatoes on the grill are delicious and the Sur La Table Hasselback Potato Prep Kit is a must-have. This kit lets you achieve perfectly spaced slices without cutting through the entire potato. Letting you cook your potato faster than one whole and can also be loaded with your favorite baked potato toppings such as bacon, cheese and more. Better yet, it’s just $13. Rated 4.5/5 stars from Sur La Table customers.

Bake restaurant quality pizzas in the comfort of your own home with the Sur La Table Pro Ceramic Pizza Stone. This stone heats efficiently for perfectly crispy crusts. Even better, it features built-in handles for easy carrying from the grill to the table for your guests. Also, this stone is suitable for both oven and grill use and is just $40.

Lastly, a grill-master has to have tools to create their scrumptious meals. The 3-Piece Stainless Steel Chef’s Tool Set has all you need to get started. This set includes a spatula, grill tongs, basting brush and a travel case. Plus, the travel and storage case is waterproof and has hooks for hanging. This set is just $45 and will be used for years to come.

Which one of these cooking accessories is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below.

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