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Old 12-06-2007, 05:18 PM   #11
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elemom Presto Cool to Touch Electric griddle---Walmart----19.96. Easy to use easy to clean,
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Old 12-07-2007, 05:38 AM   #12
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It looks like a lot of you have electric griddles. I have the double griddle that fits over 2 burners on my stove (gas). I've had trouble getting both burners the same temp with my new stove I think because the back burners are hi-capacity. Hence, some burned pancakes. Do most of you use an electric griddle for pancakes? Do you feel it's a better (or more reliable) way to make non-burned pancakes?
I'm getting a new stove next week, it comes with a griddle like that. Would you say it's not real great for pancakes then? The stove will have a fifth, oblong burner down the center, that would heat the whole griddle. Would that prevent the problem you have with it?
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:05 AM   #13
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suzie--my stove has the oblong burner and it does prevent that,whole burner heats at the same temp. My daughter does her morning pancakes on it and it works great.
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:07 AM   #14
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OOOOO thank you Mikki I'm even more exited now!!!!!!!
Is it tuesday yet???
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:11 AM   #15
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Not yet!!!! Try to have patience. I had a real hard time a year ago when we got our new doublewide,where EVERYTHING was new!!!! enjoy your new stove
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Old 12-07-2007, 01:14 PM   #16
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I'm getting a new stove next week, it comes with a griddle like that. Would you say it's not real great for pancakes then? The stove will have a fifth, oblong burner down the center, that would heat the whole griddle. Would that prevent the problem you have with it?
I was talking about the kind of double griddle that you buy to sit on top of 2 burners (with the grates on). They come in cast iron and non-stick aluminum (I have a non-stick one). But, my stove also came with a cast iron griddle like what you're getting. Honestly, it works wonderfully. I just don't use it as much because it's heavy and bulky to clean and I have to find a spot to put the grates while I'm using it. All that sounds silly, I know, but there it is. When all the kids are coming for the weekend, then I don't seem to mind pulling it out because we end up using it for most of the weekend for pancakes and grilled sandwiches and even steaks. It's really awesome but because I don't have the 5th center burner, it takes up 2 of my burners while it's in place.
Congrats on your new stove!!! And I'll bet with the 5th burner, you'll use the griddle all the time.
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Old 12-07-2007, 02:11 PM   #17
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Thanks, EVERYONE, for all your input! This message board is AMAZING! What a find. Such nice, knowledgeable, generous people. I have some good leads in my search for a griddle, and I'm sure to be back for cooking advice! And by the way, I am also a member of the charred-outside-runny-inside-pancake club. (I thought I was the only member.)
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:46 PM   #18
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I got a Rival 13-inch electric skillet that I've had for years and hardly use. I also own an elcheapo non-stick grill that's used on the stovetop. One side is used for burgers, steaks and chops, while the other side is used for breakfast food.
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Old 12-07-2007, 10:44 PM   #19
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I am also a member of the charred-outside-runny-inside-pancake club. (I thought I was the only member.)
Hey, elemom. You can become a member of the wonderful pancake club. Here's how.

Pour the pancake batter onto your grill. Let it sit and when you see some little bubbles forming all over the pancake wait a few seconds. As soon as some of the bubbles begin to pop, flip the pancake. Let it cook a little while longer. Check the underside of the pancake by peeking with a spatula. When it's a bit golden, remove and serve. Yummy pancakes.
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Old 12-08-2007, 03:39 AM   #20
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I always poke the centers with the spatula to make sure they're done in the middle.
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