Indoor grill/griddle combo makes meal-making easy

The Cuisinart Elite Griddler is a versatile countertop appliance that allows for easy cleanup. Reversible cooking plates make cooking a variety of ingredients easy.

The Cuisinart Elite Griddler does a variety of tasks.
The Cuisinart Elite Griddler does a variety of tasks. Williams-Sonoma

Eating the same food everyday can become very monotonous. Luckily, there is so much variety populating grocery store aisles that it is a fate quite avoidable. Yet as inspired as we would like to be during the cooking process, it is a mathematical fact that deliciousness is directly proportional to how to many dishes we dirty. Unless, of course, you don't even use a pan.

The Cuisinart Elite Griddler allows for the versatility necessary in order to create complex meals with a minimum of hassle. The countertop appliance features the ability to be used as in the open position as an indoor grill/griddle or in the closed position as a press. Heating elements in both sides of the device are controllable, allowing the cooking gadget to be flexible as to how meals can be prepared. In addition to the dual temperature zones, a sear function allows for quick, 2-minute cooking at 500 degrees Fahrenheit.

Easy cleanup is integrated in the machine. The reversible cooking plates (ridged on one side, smooth on the other) are dishwasher safe, and during the cooking process grease drains into a center drip tray. Ensuring that this all-in-one solution operates smoothly, a timer function is included -- perfect to set the machine while digging about in the fridge for additional ingredients.

About the author

    Brian is the author of two culinary based books published via his imprint Storkburger Press. A lifelong Californian, he has been consistently exposed to some of the best food in the world. With a deep appreciation for the kitchen, he is always on the lookout for that perfect appliance that combines style and grace with the ever-popular ability to save time.


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