Lodge Chef Collection Cast Grill Press

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ATKLGP
$19.90
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Grill presses, sometimes called bacon presses or steak weights, are heavy metal disks or rectangles that are placed on top of food as it cooks in a skillet or on a griddle. These weights press food against the cooking surface, preventing the food from curling or buckling as it cooks and ensuring that it browns evenly and completely. In diners, it’s common for professional short-order cooks to use grill presses to pin down steaks, burgers, fish fillets, sandwiches, and strips of bacon on the flat-top grills from which the presses get their name.

Lodge Rectangular Cast Iron Grill Press 6.75" x 4.5"

WINNER - RECOMMENDED

The smooth, well-proportioned surface of this cast-iron press seared single steaks, salmon fillets, and burgers to perfection. Because it’s a tad heavier than other models, it flattened our grilled cheese sandwiches more than we would have preferred, but otherwise its performance was excellent. And while slightly slippery, its coated steel handle stayed surprisingly cool, at least for short stints on the stove. Arriving preseasoned, this press needed no maintenance, though you’ll have to wash and dry it by hand to prevent rust


We maintain strict objectivity in all testing.*
PERFORMANCE ★★½
DURABILITY/CLEANUP ★★½
EASE OF USE ★★½
KEY: GOOD ★★★   FAIR ★★   POOR ★
DETAILS

Weight: 2.9 lb
Materials: Cast iron, galvanized steel, e-paint
Surface Area: 30 sq in
Handle Height: 3 in
Dishwasher-Safe: No
Item Number: ATKLGP


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