Top Grills to Buy in 2008

It's time to get out of the kitchen and onto the patio. Use these tips to find a hot new grill that's right for you.

Control Freak

Do your burgers burn on the left side of your grill and come out perfect on the right? Hot spots are a thing of the past with the KitchenAid KFRS271TSS gas grill. It has burners made especially for uniform cooking. The system also reduces flare-ups by channeling away grease.

Price: $1,599

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Can't Beat the Heat

The party doesn't have to stop when the sun goes down. The Vermont Castings VCS 4037 gas grill's back-lit dials and pop-up light features keep you cooking from dusk until dawn. The grill also features cast-iron hood ends for better heat retention.

Price: $1,489

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Balcony Beauty

Worried there won't be enough room for you and your grill on the balcony this summer? Fret no more with the Fire Stone Legacy Cook Number electric grill. This small grill has a temperature probe that grills big-time meals.

Price: $579 for grill

Accessories: $449 for bistro cabinet with wood top and doors

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Enjoy a Midnight Snack

Entertain all evening long with the Jenn-Air 720-0337 gas grill. The integrated lighting system and huge 40-burger capacity will keep you grilling well after dark.

Price: $949

Where to Find: Lowe's

Grilling Pretty

Add some flavor to your barbecue this summer -- and not just with your sauce. The Weber Genesis E-320 gas grill's porcelain-enamel finish adds a dash of color to your backyard. This grill not only looks good, but the cast-iron gates ensure that it cooks as good as it looks.

Price: $849

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Cook's Choice

Wish your grill had an ice bucket, a nonstick coated griddle, or a bamboo cutting board? Now it can. The Minden Master gas grill lets cooks build their own grill with barbecue accessories to match their unique cooking style.

Price: $389 for grill

Accessories: $24 for ice bucket; $28 for griddle; $19.95 for cutting board

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On the Rocks

Your eyebrows are safe this summer with the Weber Performer charcoal grill. Enjoy the unbeatable taste of charcoal cooking without the danger of lighter fluid. This grill has a propane gas ignition, an ash cleanup system, and a charcoal hopper.

Price: $349

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