Best warming rack
A guide to select the perfect warming rack with examples
Buying a grill takes a lot of research and thinking over. With the number of options that are available at your disposal, making the right choice can be quite a tricky affair While keeping the budget in mind you will certainly look for something that can add value to your grilling or barbecuing. There are many tools and accessories that can make cooking or grilling easier. The warming rack is one of those tools that can make your weekend parties warm and delicious. Finding the right accessories such as a warming rack for your grill can be a laborious task as well. Let me help you to narrow down the options. First, let us understand what is warming rack is meant to do.
What is warming rack? It is a gadget that you get built-in with some of the smokers or the barbecue grills. Its primary use is to warm food items before using them. But that is not the only benefit of having a warming rack. Since this rack is kept above the grill the chance of food getting charred or burned is very rare. Does this ring a bell? This means you need not light up your kitchen stove to toast bread or warm up a burger. Just place the warming rack over the grill and do the warming. Sometimes it gives you an additional grill itself for barbecuing vegetables and burgers.
Points to be noted before ordering a warming rack: Once you have decided to buy a warming rack for your barbecue make sure you note down the size of your grill. You may be able to use a smaller warming rack but it is certain that using a bigger rack is impossible. Not only the size, but the shape of the barbecue is also important. Warming racks used in kettle barbecues will not be fit for bigger barbecues. Then, consider the material used to make the rack. Even though the warming rack will not be that near to heat like the grill, it will also have to withstand the heat. In this article, I will try to list some of the warming racks that have satisfied the customer’s needs.
1. Grill Pro 14625 universal chrome warming rack
- The metal used is steel that is plated with chrome – this ensures that it is corrosion free.
- Compatible with almost all grills – Fits into most of the grills
- Easy to wash – You don’t have to get a manual to clean this.
- Does not take much space to store – ideal for places where storage space comes at a premium
- Can be a backup for an old warming rack
2. Onlyfire BBQ warming rack
- Compatible with almost all kettle grills – Fits into most of the kettle grills
- Well designed – hinge on this rack helps to keep it elevated
- Good build quality – Durable and rust free
- Easy Maintenance – Cleaning and maintenance are easy
- Strong and sturdy – Made of stainless steel
3. Landmann 13463 universal barbecue warming rack
- It is made of steel and plated with chrome to prevent rusting
- It is dishwasher safe and easy to clean, both using a dishwasher or mere hands
- Compatible with most of the charcoal and gas barbecues
- Fold out design makes it very easy to store and set up
- 45 centimetres long, not going to be a problem carrying it
4. Onlyfire warming rack for kettle grill
- Durability: Being built using high standard stainless steel, this warming rack is built to last the test of time. It can be used repeatedly for longer periods and still inspire confidence that it would be used for many more years.
- Sturdiness: Stainless steel body indicates that the warming rack would be strong and sturdy. Except for the basic maintenance, you do not have to handle it with extra care.
- Compatibility: With a diameter of 34 CM this warming rack grate is good with most kettle grills. This fits well for Fits Char-Griller 16620, and 57CM Charcoal Kettle Grill cooking grate with mounting holder.
- Manoeuvrability: Swivel design ensures that while the top warming rack grate is stacked on the Bottom cooking Grate, it can swivel on either side allowing quick and easy access to the bottom grill grate. This is the biggest benefit the Onlyfire warming rack for kettle grill offers.
- More Surface Area: This setup enables that you get an expanded Cooking Surface. More the surface area, the better.
5. Dancook 120019 – Warming Rack
6. Dualit warming rack
- Best for bread products – Ideal for warming bagels, muffins, croissants and other bread products
- Strong build quality – designed to last for ages in spite of regular use
- Ease of use – Simple mechanism to fit would ensure it slots well into your toaster. Heat insulated cool touch handle makes it easy to carry.
- Good build material – Made of stainless steel, hence corrosion free
- Easy to maintain – it can be washed either using a dishwasher or by hand
- Nice look – Silver coloured giving it a metallic lustre and a majestic look
- Fast acting – Ability to warm items for up to fifteen minutes
- Universal compatibility – Compatible with AWS and Vario toasters
The Dualit Warming rack is a universal one that slots well over your bread toaster. The two supporting brackets that have to be clipped on to the toaster so that the rack is seated on top of the slots. The unique selling proposition of this product would be its ease of use due to the less complicated design.
All the warming racks has its own unique features and can fulfil your specific needs. Go through the manuals before buying one.