Our 10 Favorite Grills

Whether you're grilling on a tiny patio or in an expansive yard, the equipment you use can make or break your meal. These ten grills vary widely in size, price, and function, but what they all have in common is the ability to turn out exceptionally delicious foods using a variety of techniques. —Michelle Betters

Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial Grill
Great for fast, hot cooking, this big gas grill cranks to 700 degrees. Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial Grill $500 at charbroil.comPicasa
Coleman RoadTrip Grill LXE
With a towing handle, wheels, and side prep tables, this folding propane grill is made for picnics. Coleman RoadTrip Grill LXE $190 at coleman.comWarren Denning
Meco Square Utility Grill
The tilting grate varies distances from the fire for cooking well-done and rare meat simultaneously. Meco Square Utility Grill $69 at amazon.com
Weber Smokey Joe Silver
This miniature take on the Weber kettle is designed for grilling in small spaces. Weber Smokey Joe Silver $33 at amazon.com
Rosle Charcoal Grill
High-domed enough for whole turkeys, this model boasts a thermometer display and wraparound tool rail. Rosle Charcoal Grill $400 at rosleusa.com Picasa
22 Old Smokey Charcoal Grill
The 21-inch-diameter jumbo version of this lightweight no-frills classic makes cooking for a crowd a snap. #22 Old Smokey Charcoal Grill $64 at oldsmokey.com
Lodge Sportsman's Grill
This nonstick cast-iron hibachi has a flip-down door to make feeding coals easy. Lodge Sportsman's Grill $145 at lodgemfg.comPicasa
XLarge Big Green Egg Grill
Based on ancient Asian cooking vessels, this ceramic grill cooks from 200 to 750 degrees. Close the lid and it's a smoker. XLarge Big Green Egg Grill $1,199 at biggreenegg.com Picasa
Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Freestanding Grill
A jack-of-all-trades for gas, charcoal, wood flame, and rotisserie grilling. Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Freestanding Grill Starting at $11,295 at kalamazoogourmet.com Picasa
The Grillworks Dual 42 CRE
This wood-fired rig sports a rotisserie, plus crankwheels to adjust the heights of its cooking surfaces. The Grillworks Dual 42 CRE $8,975 at grillery.com John Robert Williams