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Old 02-14-2005, 10:24 AM   #1
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George Foreman Lean Mean Grilling Machine

Last Christmas, I saw this being sold in a department store here. I considered getting it for Christmas for my dad but the price tag stopped me. (Something like $73). I passed by the same place last week and apparently they sold out like hotcakes, making me feel like kicking myself. Fortunately, they said another batch may be coming in a coupla months and they are taking orders now.

I think I've seen several references to the GF in this forum in the past. Any reviews? Should I order one? Thanks!

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Old 02-14-2005, 11:07 AM   #2
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I had one years ago, but did not like it. I think I am in the minority though. I know a ton of people who love theirs.
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Old 02-14-2005, 12:04 PM   #3
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i loved mine. i highly recommend it. if you are able to, get the ones with the removable plates. makes cleaning it a whole lot easier.
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I got one for Christmas. I love it. I cooked boneless pork chops on it the other night. I have cooked chicken, burgers, sausages, etc.
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Old 02-15-2005, 03:12 AM   #5
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I've had my GF for a couple years and love it!
I normally do most of my grilling the BBQ. But, when the weather don't permit BBQ, (I don't have a covered patio,) I crank up the GF.
Chops and steaks cook fat free, in fact almost too dry.

My favorite :D
Grilled cheese with Bacon. Cook the bacon first. No splatter, grease drips in to tray. A quick wipe of bacon grease. I butter my sandwich bread sprinkle on parmensan cheese and sesame seeds, build the sandwich cheese and bacon and pop it on the grill.

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Old 02-16-2005, 06:40 AM   #6
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We have a GF grill and really like it. I'm totally in agreement with Middie about getting one of the newer ones with the removable grill plates, as ours is a "bugger" to clean. It's very efficient and we keep ours in the motor home to use exclusively when camping. It's really handy and faster/easier than lighting a regular propane grill. When ours goes, we will definitely replace it, but with the easier to clean model.
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I got one, I hardly use it though IMOHO it presses the juice out of food like hamburger, steaks, chops ect. I don't recomend it for that application. However it is good for hot dogs and sausages. And great for panini sammiches. Bacon would be good on it too. So think about what you would be cooking on it before you buy one.
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Oh My Gosh! I love grilled cheese and bacon. Everytime I tell someone about it they look at me. Thank Gosh someone who eats grilled cheese and bacon
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When I was single, I had two, both small. I normally used the slightly bigger one. It was great for cooking one chicken breast, or one steak, without heating up the entire apartment.
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Oh My Gosh! I love grilled cheese and bacon. Everytime I tell someone about it they look at me. Thank Gosh someone who eats grilled cheese and bacon
I love this too. Add in a slice of tomato and I am in heaven.
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