Your Cuisinart GR-4N Griddler is a great countertop unit providing you 5 cooking options. It can function as contact grill, panini press, full grill, full griddle or half grill/half griddle. This multi-functionality is made possible using a number of removable and reversible cooking plates using a hinged and floating cover. The controls to choose functionality and temperature are situated on its base where there are even indicator lights.
To use the Cuisinart GR-4N to be a contact grill, utilize grill sides with the plates. This feature is fantastic when you really need to cook burgers or thin bits of meat and vegetables quickly as you are able to grill both sides of your food simultaneously. It has a special handle and hinge that enables the cover to alter to the thickness of your food.
The Panini press function of the Griddler is comparable to that relating to a contact grill. It's a good choice when you want to grill sandwiches, breads and quesadillas. It's a good idea to make use of the grill side of your plates nevertheless, you can also utilize the griddle side of the plates or maybe a blend of both, depending on the kind of sandwich you will be making.
You should use the Griddler to be a full grill by opening up the cover and using the grill side of the plates, giving you double cooking space. More food may be cooked together but it should be turned over during the cooking process. By using the griddle sides of the plates instead, you get a full griddle and that is superb for the purpose of preparing breakfast.
Lastly, you can open the cover and employ the grill side for just one plate plus the griddle side for anothe plate will help you use the Cuisinart GR-4N for a half grill/half griddle. Thus giving you the best of both worlds and you may use either temperature control.
The Cuisinart GR-4N 5-in-1 Griddler really is user friendly since it's plates can be snapped into place simply and a release button springs the plates out for removal. Grease with the food will drain into a drip tray or may be scraped into it for quick cleanup. Leftover food or residue about the cooking plates can be removed with the included cleaning/scraping tool. The drip tray, tool and cooking plates are safe in the dishwasher.
To sum up, the Cuisinart GR-4N 5-in-1 Griddler will be a good reliable purchase to make when you need versatility for your kitchen grilling.