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My mother has taught me everything I know in the kitchen. A skilled home cook, she's also an epic dinner party host and absolute beast on the grill. Most summer weekends, you'll find her standing over the grill with a glass of wine in one hand and a pair of tongs in the other as she effortlessly flips succulent chicken thighs and seared vegetables. So when there's a product she loves, I know it has to be good.
Her current favorite? These Yoshi Grill and Bake Mats, which she swears by to prevent a sticky grill. And right now you can snag a set for 44% off at Amazon.
To buy: Yoshi Grill & Bake Mats, Pack of 2, $10 (originally $18) at amazon.com
These magical little mats are completely nonstick, incredibly thin, reusable, and reversible. They're infused with copper and can withstand flames and high temps up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, meaning you'll still achieve a cookout-worthy sear on your meat without it sticking to the grill. I've witnessed my mom use them for everything, from larger items like seared fish or skirt steak that are prone to sticking to smaller items like onions that often fall through the grates.
As a grill novice, I can attest that these handy mats are indeed grilling game changers, particularly when navigating trickier recipes, like homemade pizzas. With their help, sticky dough didn't fall victim to the grill grates, and loose toppings didn't fumble or fall through the cracks. Another cool hack? You can cut them to accommodate smaller items or narrow grill grates. They're also super easy to clean. Just place them in the dishwasher or wipe them down before reusing.
Pot Ptfe Bearing The lesson here? Call your mom. Just kidding. But in all seriousness, witnessing these nonstick mats become my mom's secret weapon for the most delicious sticky, barbecue chicken thighs, grilled veggies, and crispy-skinned roasted fishes convinced me to snap up a set for myself (even though I don't even have a grill). And at an epic discount of 44% off, these mom-approved $10 Yoshi Mats are an affordable way to help you master the rest of grilling season. Head to Amazon to try them out for yourself.