Weber 2012 Sneak Peek


I just stumbled across this Weber's 2012 Sneak Peek website...and my lust for grilling gadgets is already in high gear.
*h/t Mike at AnotherPintPlease for passing the link on...

I must have:

Extra Large drip pans. Sized to fit perfectly in my Weber kettle, between the charcoal baskets when I'm rotisserieing. Where have they been all my life?
*If rotisserieing isn't a word yet, I'm going to make it one. Watch out, Merriam-Webster...

Enameled plancha. A plancha is a flat, three-walled griddle from Argentina, designed for use on the grill. I was going to get the one from Williams-Sonoma; now I have to make a choice.

Summit Grill Center With Social Area. Oh my. Hang on, I have to wipe the drool off my keyboard. That's better. Yes, I know it probably costs more than my car. Yes, I'll have to reinforce my deck just to support it. Whatever it takes. I want it. No, I need it. My precious!

Interesting, but not essential:

Gourmet BBQ System Pizza Stone. I grill pizza all the time, but having the stone in the grill is something I've only read about. I may have to pick this up and give it a try.

Fish Baskets. Another grilling gadget that I've never purchased, but meant to. I'm not sure I cook enough fish to make it worth it, but I'll probably check these out as well.


Long Handled Pincer Tongs. Probably a useless gadget, destined to gather dust in the back of my cabinet...but I'm still going to buy a pair.

Curses, foiled again:

26.75-inch Charcoal Kettle Rotisserie. No, it's not there. Again. Every year they leave me hanging. When are they going to make a rotisserie for the larger kettle? I don't care what it costs, I'll pay...just make one already. Please?

Finally, some apologies:

I apologize for the lack of direct links - Weber has all this information in a slideshow, and I can't get the links to work. If you're interested, go to 2012SneakPeek.Weber.com and scroll around until you find what I'm talking about.

I also apologize if you're not a Weber fanatic. We'll continue with our non-Weber programming later in the week. And no, I wasn't paid to promote this in any way. I'm just a Weber fanboy.

What do you think? Anything you have to have for your grill this year? Leave them in the comments section below.

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7 comments:

Pinochle said...

I'm definitely getting a rotisserie for my performer this year!!!

Mike V @ DadCooksDinner said...

That is my favorite Weber accessory. Nothing else comes close. You'll love it!

Pinochle said...

I can't wait! :)

Weber said...

Yup, that Summit Grill Centre is pretty damn impressive! The speed rail at the back is a good idea (for holding my beers!) and I like the idea of having a bin nearby. I just don't know if my life would be worth living if my wife found out I bought one!

Mike V @ DadCooksDinner said...

Ha! I know exactly what you mean about the WAF - Wife Acceptance Factor. Though, I have to say, my lovely wife was understanding back when I wanted to buy my Summit. She knows how much I grill...

Pinochle said...

Mike,
Just ordered my rotisserie on Saturday. It should be here sometime this week! Whee!

Mike V @ DadCooksDinner said...

Have fun with it!

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