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A Knockout from George Foreman
George Foreman 13589 Family Grill & Griddle
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George Foreman 13589 Family Grill & Griddle
Advantages: Healthy food with no loss of flavour, can be used indoors and outside
Disadvantages: none at all
With the summer fast approaching and my garden beckoning me to spend more time outside , I am looking for ways to make it it my summer living room.I've always said that my garden is another room ,and I derive pleasure from it on a constant basis.
Winter has been all about the wildlife and birds, now spring has finally sprung ( not sure if that's grammatically correct but hey ho )I'm looking to improve on the family experience of outside.The birds are well fed,so it's time to turn my attentions to the humans.As you know if you've read my other reviews I recently bought a Chiminea with a swing out barbecue grill, the other day I was having a conversation with one of my daughter-in-laws and she said 'That's a great Idea ( Talking about the Chiminea ) but we are in England it's not going to be a lot of good if it's tipping down with rain.' Hmmm point made time to find a solution.
I went to amazon.co.uk and looked through various barbecues and grills that could be used both indoors and out.I may not sound it ,but I am quite health conscious ,so decided to have a look at the George Foreman Health Grills, ( I had seen one I like the look of the last time I went shopping in TJ Hughes ,but it was on the expensive side so I didn't purchase it .)Finding exactly the same model on Amazon for a much better price I ordered it.
The George Foreman Family Grill and Griddle
This grill is made of sturdy stuff, I was impressed by the weight of it, usually when you buy Health grills or their like ,they feel quite flimsy and you are left questioning their ability to deliver what they promise.Not so with this grill.
The grill is made of steel and has two main parts to it,
The grill press, has a wavy, almost serrated plate on which you Grill your meat, there is a hinged lid which has springs on it so you can cook different thicknesses of meat, because the griddle press has been set at an angle all of those nasty unhealthy fat juices can run off into the plastic drip tray that is provided for the job.
Next to the grill is a similar sized griddle, the griddle can be used for numerous things, you can either cook your vegetables on it to give them even cooking , or you can use it to make delicious fried eggs.Just imagine an entire breakfast could be cooked on this Beauty, sausages and bacon in the grill press while on the griddle you have your hash browns ,mushrooms tomatoes and fried eggs all cooking at the same time..What a wonder a fried breakfast that hasn't been fried !
Both the grill and the griddle have independent temperature controls, and you can use them independently of each other.
When you first open your George Foreman Health Grill and Griddle you will find that it comes complete with its own special plastic utensils, you should always make sure you use these as using metal utensils will damage the ceramic plates, a booklet explaining how to use it , Menus for different meals are also found in the booklet.
This grill and griddle is perfect for use indoors or out, although I would advise not to use it outside if it looks like rain.
Cleaning and maintenance
This product can't be placed in the sink ,to clean it you need to first scrape away and food debris using the plastic spatula provided , spray some oil onto a piece of kitchen towel and wipe it over the grill until it is shining and there are no visible marks.
The Benefits of Buying a health grill rather than a Barbecue speak for themselves, if you suffer from high cholesterol this is the perfect thing to use, still being able to eat the foods you really enjoy, but a much healthier way of having them cooked.If you're on a diet less calories too.
I got mine at a great price only £40.00 . I have seen them for much more though , the cheapest one I was able to source today was £61.00 at amazon.Considering the benefits still worth the price.
When you really delve into the benefits of grilled rather than fried foods you will find that this George Foreman Health grill and Griddle are actually priceless.I give this Grill 5 stars and it deserves every one !
Summary: A Knockout of a grill !
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