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Need a George Foreman Grill in Lieu of Every Other Appliance


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Need a George Foreman Grill in Lieu of Every Other Appliance

Jim Leff | Jan 4, 2007 07:19 PM

Due to a series of unlikely circumstances, I'm living in a 4th floor walk-up crashpad among drug dealers with no lock on the front door, no telephone service, and no gas for the appliances. Also, all my stuff's in boxes, but that's another story.

This was supposed to be temporary, but it looks like it will last for a while. I could get gas turned on, but there's really no room to cook, and I'm not quite resigned to fully setting up for housekeeping in this hovel.

So I'm thinking about buying the George Foreman grill/griddle/oven/wafflemaker for like $100. I'm figuring that along wiht my hotpot and toaster oven and rice cooker, I can do whatever I need to do on at least a subsistence level.

3 questions:

1. can anyone tell the diff between these two:

2. the griddle is tilted, I understand, so unless you get it super hot, pancakes and eggs just run down into the trough. This seems incredibly dumb. And I don't want to super heat the grill, cuz it'd scorch the eggs.

3. is this the item to get? another possibility (no oven, and not as fancy, and a little smaller - which is actually maybe good) is this:

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