Griddles - Rachael Ray Every Day

Griddles

We tested griddles to find the flat-out best.
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1) Anolon Advanced Double Burner Griddle
$50, anolon.com
UPSIDE Comfortable, nonslip silicone-coated handles stay cool; oven-safe to 400°.
DOWNSIDE No grease cup or well; incompatible with ceramic cooktops.

2) West Bend Family Size Cool Touch griddle
$45, amazon.com
UPSIDE Deep grease cup is less likely to spill; griddle plate is dishwasher-safe.
DOWNSIDE Takes longer than 10 minutes to heat up; too long to fit into small dishwashers.

3) Cuisinart Grill and Griddle
$13, cuisinart.com
UPSIDE Sturdy; reversible griddle plate is dishwasher-safe.
DOWNSIDE Takes longer than 10 minutes to heat up; handles get hot; shallow grease cup.

4) Presto Cool Touch Electric tilt'n drain griddle
$47, gopresto.com
UPSIDE Deep grease cup is less likely to spill; larger cooking surface.
DOWNSIDE Uneven heat distribution results in inconsistent cooking times.

5) Calphalon One Nonstick Double Griddle
$175, calphalon.com
UPSIDE Sturdy; lightweight; larger cooking surface; stainless steel handles stay cool; ovensafe to 500°.
DOWNSIDE Expensive; shallow grease well.

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*Prices and other details were accurate when we published this article in May 2008.