You can let someone else buy Dad an iPad for Father’s Day (ahem… Mom), but there is no excuse not to load it up with some of the best tailgating apps out there.
It’s almost Father’s Day and you don’t want to be stuck fumbling the spatula as your patties sink into the grill and your eyebrows get torched off. Plug in and learn to grill like the pro he is.
Here are a few to get you started:
- Weber’s On the Grill app
Weber has a serious reputation to maintain when it comes to all things grilling and here they don’t disappoint. Pulling from their multitude of cookbooks this app is a little more pricey, but comes with over 250 recipes plus 40 rub, marinade, and sauce recipes. Users can create itemized by category grocery list, tag favorite recipes, reference master grilling tips and videos, and even utilize a grill timer that launches directly from the recipe. Check it out HERE.
- GrillTime app
The trick to mastering the grill is all in timing. The GrillTime app focuses selection on temperature and timing to make sure your slab of meat is grilled to perfection. And don’t worry you can make everyone happy as this app allows the grill master to simultaneously run multiple timers for all the grub you’ve packed on the grill. Check it out HERE.
- Omaha Steaks – Steak Time HD app
Omaha Steaks has mastered the delivery of slabs of meat and gourmet food to your doorstep. Their mobile app take your obsession one step further with tips and direction on how to prepare the goods. The application features hundreds of recipes, instructional videos, grill timers, and includes a digital conversation cards game for spicing up conversation around the grill. Check it out HERE.
- The Pit Pal BBQ app
The Pit Pal is an all-inclusive BBQ app for your mobile device. It tracks multiple variables in the same way as pit masters and competitive BBQ cooking teams have with pen and paper spreadsheets. It’s designed to enable you to produce the most consistent cook whether you’re using a sauce or rub, charcoal or a type of wood, then temperature and duration. Let this app help your leverage technology to perfect your grilling technique. Check it out HERE.
- How to BBQ Right app
Pit master Malcolm Reed has translated his popular website into an app. It harnesses his know-how, recipes, popular podcast and weekly YouTube series right at your fingertips. New videos and recipes with tips are updated weekly. Making those visions of becoming a barbecue pit master at home more realistic. Check it out HERE.
We know there are a ton of more apps out there. If you’d like to recommend an app or give your opinion on one of the apps we’ve featured, leave us a comment below.
Happy Fathers Day to all you heroes out there. Tailgate Better, Tailgate Forever!