The summer months may be prime time for home grilling, but the majority of grill owners (61 percent) enjoy using their grill or smoker year-round.

In fact, 43 percent of grill owners report cooking at least once a month in the winter months, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association. These people are constantly looking to learn new barbecuing skills and broaden their techniques in order to grill with greater frequency. New recipes and short-cut meats and sides are embraced. Here are some new meat and poultry items that make grilling easier.