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Grill, griddle or both

The Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 Grill/Griddle features two reversible cooking plates with independent temperature controls.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner how you want it.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner how you want it. Hamilton Beach

Appliances don't always cooperate with what's on the menu.

Kitchen countertops have become landscapes populated by quick and easy meal-makers that can provide an almost endless variety of food options. Still, despite the great abundance of options to choose from, that doesn't mean a particular appliance knows how to adjust to the situation. Unless, of course, it is adjustable.

The Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 Grill/Griddle (model number 38546) eliminates either/or choices by being able to be configured into exactly what is required for the meal. Featuring two separately reversible plates, the countertop appliance is capable of being all grill, all griddle, or a little of both.

Each half of the appliance has its own temperature control. The 180 square inches of cooking area are delineated by a center channel that collects grease into a tray underneath. Suitable for breakfast, lunch, and dinner operation, the versatile cooker makes it easy to prepare all ingredients with a minimum of hassle, from pancakes in the morning to grilled burgers at night. When it's all said and done, the nonstick cooking grids pop out and can be cleaned in the dishwasher, making it easy to get the grill and griddle combo ready to do it all again the next day.