Many people have heard the famous words of George Foreman endorsing his Lean Mean Grilling Machine on a commercial, but how does the product live up to it’s reputation?
Here are some product reviews of the pros and cons of the George Foreman grill, to help the consumer when making a purchase decision.
A healthy way of cooking may be at the top of the list for many people. The George Foreman grill can provide this with its unique, slanted design, allowing fats to drip down off the meat when you are cooking, reducing the caloric intake and unhealthy fats.
Convenience is also a popular reason for the success of the George Foreman grill. The George Foreman grill provides a quick and easy way to cook your meat and other foods. Reducing the time needed for cooking is a definite plus in today’s hectic lifestyle, as well as the easy cleanup the grill provides with its non stick cooking surface.
The versatility of the George Foreman grill has made this a popular appliance in many kitchens today. Now, there are several George Foreman grills available with five removable plates, making this appliance easier than ever to accommodate grilling, and baking, for foods such as waffles, paninis, and meat. Some grills also have the bun warming feature on the lid. The larger George Foreman grills can accommodate multiple serving portions and sides, such as vegetables.
Drier meat, than opposed to baking or frying, is sometimes a complaint of people. Some people comment that they prefer the conventional oven to maintain a juicier quality to their meat, while other people may prefer the taste of fried foods, in lieu of grilled meats.
The George Foreman grill itself can become very hot, and could possibly pose a burn risk if not handled properly, especially around young children in the household. This appliance should always be kept out of the reach of children to avoid any possible hazard.
Which George Foreman grill is right for you? This depends on the amount of people you want to serve and the type of cooking you will be doing. Here are a couple of simple recipes to get you started.
Preheat the George Foreman grill and place drip pan in front and under grill.
1 lb. extra lean ground beef
1 cup bread crumbs
Dash of salt and pepper
Beat egg slightly in small bowl. Add bread crumbs, ground beef, salt and pepper, and mix well forming four patties.
If the recipe is for two people either make lb. hamburgers or use only lb. of meat.
Place patties on George Foreman grill and close the lid, and place buns in the warmer if applicable. Check on the ground beef patties after a couple of minutes and flip if they are browned. Cook the ground beef patties until they are well done and enjoy!
Preheat the George Foreman grill.
1 lb. package of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Place the chicken breasts on the grill and wait at least 3 minutes before checking the breasts and turning them. When they are done the juices should run clear when the meat is cut with a knife. Always be sure to cook your meat thoroughly. If you have a larger George Foreman grill you can also place some carrots and potatoes on the grill to cook. Along side of your meat, or use the George Foreman roaster especially made for larger meat portions and sides.
Hopefully, this information can help a person in deciding if the George Foreman grill is the right product to add to your kitchen, and help improve your quality of cooking your food.