With Heritage Day around the corner, we went on a search for the best Braai Day buys out there so that you can have a fun, fuss-free long weekend.
24 Braai Day buys that will make entertaining outdoors that much simpler:
The simplest way to get a braai going… Load up all your charcoal in this cylinder, light it up and 15 minutes later you’ll have a red-hot fire…
Say goodbye to teary eyes and constant coughing with this sleek fan that will help control all the smoke.
Lots of ice is an essential component of a successful braai which is why this ice bucket is more than just pretty – it’s practical, too!
Now there’s a braai JUST for your potjie pot!
Speaking about cool inventions, this ceramic firebox is essentially an outdoor oven; perfect for baking bread (even pizza!), pies and desserts.
Oh, yes, and this battery-operated rotisserie so that you can have that smoky flavour for less (maybe even a mini spit braai could work).
Keep flies from buzzing around your bread loaf or rolls with this clever basket.
Perk up your outdoor decor with this beautifully patterned tablecloth.
If you’re behind the grill, then you need this apron! It holds everything you need while flipping meat.
Not going big this Heritage Day? This one-person grill is the perfect size
Shred your meat quicker than you ever have before with these super useful shredder claws.
The basis of a great boerewors roll, despite what you may think, is loads of grilled onions! This onion holder will make prepping onion rings that much easier. Plus, it works for other veggies too.
Really let your marinade permeate all the way through by injecting it… Yip, that’s right. What a wonderful world!
Mix up all your lovely salads with a quick spin in this bad boy, so that you can get back to entertaining your guests.
And a rib rack! So that you’ll get perfect, evenly-cooked ribs every time.
Love your beers, ciders and other yummy coolers? This metal caddy will make sure that your drinks are safe
This magnetic light for your grill will also be handy to have.
Or, you can serve delicious cocktails on tap with this cool dispenser.
Why do you need whisky stones? So, that your drink stays chilled without being watered down. Also, it doesn’t have to be whisky – wine, cocktails, and cold drinks works too.
Ice lolly moulds… Did somebody say gin popsicles?
These super stylish paper cups in a summer-loving watermelon print will brighten up the decor…
So will this pack of delightful palm leaf napkins.
Your delicious grilled goods and fresh salads will all look extra delicious on this fun pineapple-shaped paper plates.
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This boho pouffe is a great way to add extra seating outdoors.
This Instagram-inspired piñata will bring fun to any braai (or pool party or birthday party or bachelorette)