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Barbecue Basting Brushes

We tested our old favorite barbecue basting brush against five new silicone brushes priced between $8.49 and $14.95.

What We Learned

Long-handled barbecue basting brushes allow you to safely apply oil or sauce to food on the grill without burning your fingers. The winning brush from our last testing, the Elizabeth Karmel Super Silicone Angled BBQ Brush ($9.16), has silicone bristles, which we found work better and are more durable than nylon or boar’s hair. Manufacturers seem to agree, as there are now many more ...