Review of Hamilton Beach 38546 3-in-1 Grill/Griddle
This multi-purpose Hamilton Beach 38546 3-in-1 Grill/Griddle is unique and it provides 3 cooking options; full grill, full griddle, and half/grill/half griddle. It has a flat cooking surface with two separate cooking areas of 12.5”x23”. It looks bulky and weighs almost 9 pounds, as it is over 6.5” deep to accommodate the two individual heating elements.
Hamilton Beach 3 in 1 griddle has two dishwashers safe, removable, reversible, nonstick (PFOA free) cooking surfaces with separate temperature controls slowing you to cook two completely different things at the same time.
You can potentially prepare eggs on one half and a steak on the other, or burgers on one side and buns on the other, etc. Each half has independent temperature control but some heat will transfer into other even if you are using only one side.
It has a center grease trap and dishwasher safe grease tray for easy cleanup and grease disposal. This griddle has removable matrices and is totally dishwasher safe.
Hamilton Beach 3 in 1 grill and griddle has two expandable reversible irons and a twin arrangement of cooking ranges with customizable warmth controls also.
This gives more versatility to your cooking with a choice of how you use the plates: full griddle with flat plates or full grill with ridged plates or one of each at the same time. You can use both plates at the same time if you are cooking for two but that is not a good idea if you are cooking for mass.
Each half has independent temperature control (maximum of 425ºF). But even if you try to use one side only, some heat will transfer to the other side. Also even if the cooking surface is nonstick, a cooking spray is recommended.
The nonstick surface makes the cleaning easier. Also, the removable drip tray and the removable cooking plates are completely dishwasher safe.
This is unit has quite a considerable size and besides the plates, it is one unit that cannot be reduced into smaller parts. Storage can be inconvenient or if you have enough space on your kitchen countertop, you can leave it there.
Hamilton Beach 38546 3-in-1 Grill/Griddle is a premium quality electric griddle that won’t just help you make the most palatable dishes and snacks but also spare you some money and bothering’s.
This product is not so pricey as compared to the advantage it offers of grilling and griddling. Very few owners have anything bad to say about the way this appliance cook.
This Hamilton Beach griddle is often recommended online and has stellar reviews. It is great to buy for any kitchen because of its 3-in-1 functionality.
- Roomy cooking area of 18.25”x9.5”
- Two separate cooking zones
- Center oil trap and dishwasher safe grease tray
- Two reversible frameworks
- Power – 1200 watts
- Temperature resistant up to 400ºF
- Separate temperature control
- Dishwasher safe
- 1-year warranty
- Two separate cooking zones of grill and griddle
- Adjustable heat settings
- Reversible grids of a flat griddle or ridged grill plates
- The reversible plates are not nonstick
- Grease tends to drip out the back
- Confusing indicator lights
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