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Grill Press

CookinupnorthCookinupnorth Posts: 79
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum
My 7 yr old got me a grill press for Xmas and wants me to use it!?
Any thoughts or suggestions ?


  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,421
    couple strips of bacon with brown sugar sprinkled on it........they call it pig candy....... ACGP, Inc.
  • tmackietmackie Posts: 67
    I have a Williams-Sonoma grill press and it comes in handy grilling rib eyes that are under 1.5" thick. They tend to curl up if they're not thick enough. I also use it tailgating when we cook "breakfast" pork chops that are only a half inch thick.

    Basically any thin cut of meat....
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    Cuban Sandwiches!
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • Thanks guys!
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,308
    I use mine on pork chops so they don't curl. Inside, I've used it on bacon. Looking to see what other ideas people have.

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  • EddieK76EddieK76 Posts: 415
    Dumb question...Wouldn't a grill press take out the juice by pushing down on the steak or chops?  Guess I'm thinking of it as pushing down on a burger which is a no-no
  • paulheelspaulheels Posts: 457
    Things that would need a press arenpr Go there. I write it.
  • paulheelspaulheels Posts: 457
    Fat fingers. Sorry. Are too thin to even worry about juices.

    Paul Go there. I write it.
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,876
    Ruben. Rye bread, Pastrami, Russian dressing, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • bsgatorbsgator Posts: 30
    Cuban sandwiches. Great with the press on the egg!
  • StoaterStoater Posts: 292
    Hi Tmakie,
    Coming from blighty I follow a few british chefs, here is a video I watched of Gordon Ramsay cooking a pork chop in a saucepan, he snips the outer edge of fat with scissors to stop it curling, I am sure it would work on the bge for any chop that has a thick rim of fat on it, I don't have my bge yet but soon, very very soon, not soon enough.  Hope this helps:

  • Thnks everyone!
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