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Bellemain Cast Iron Grill Press Heavy duty bacon press with Wood Handle 8 75 Inch Round

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
9.7
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Food Items
 281
cook, burgers, cooked, steaks, cooks
+99%
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" ...  Well made, heavy and controls our bacon.  ...  "
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" ...  keep bacon flat while you cook it. ... One word of advice, bacon cooks MUCH faster when using this device, make sure to check your bacon often.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for other cooking, works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Great bacon press, does what it's supposed to and also works well for holding down other meats!  ...  "
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" ...  The bacon press worked beautifully with much less spattering.  ...  "
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" ...  The Bellemain bacon press is the easiest tool I have ever used to fry bacon!  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome bacon press, high quality and we'll made.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great little bacon press gets the job done, Flattens bacon hamburger .  ...  "
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Build Quality
 90
wooden handle, heavy, handle, press, well made
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Very nice wooden handle.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality material, heavy gauge iron, real wood handle.  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy handle and just the right heft for kitchen use.  ...  "
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" ...  Adorable pig on top, nice wood handle, heavy enough to do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  this is a very well made product, heavy, and substantial.  ...  "
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" ...  This press is made solid.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised at the difference that the press made! ... It's well finished, no rough metal anywhere.  ...  "
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" ...  A sturdy kitchen tool.  ...  "
Size
 60
size, nice, heavy, handle, nice and heavy
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Super cute too  ...  "
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" ...  Very heavy and well made.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size, perfect weight!  ...  "
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" ...  It is heavy with a great handle.  ...  "
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" ...  Large size is good for many purposes  ...  "
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" ...  Not too heavy and easy to handle.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very nice bacon press very heavy well-put-together  ...  "
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" ...  Nice weight and size  ...  "
Programs
 58
press, bacon, cast iron grill, pan, iron grill press
+98%
-2%
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" ...  I am very happy with the grill press.  ...  "
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" ...  This think weighs a TON, not a WHIMPY piece of equipment for your Griddle/Grill!  ...  "
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" ...  This grill press arrived in time for me to make quesadillas.  ...  "
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" ...  The handle is solid and between uses I keep it on my stove’s griddle as it is a nice decorative touch for my kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  Get the sandwich perfect slices every time and if you want throw it on a grilled cheese or panni for some appealing grill lines.  ...  "
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" ...  Bacon cooks even faster with the convection of this cast iron press  ...  "
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" ...  Plan to use on my cast iron flat round griddle pan  ...  "
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" ...  Using a stainless scrub brush, thoroughly scrub all sides of the Grill Press. ... After towel drying, the Grill Press was placed in the oven set to CLEAN for the minimum cleaning time (about 3 hours for my oven). ... Placing the Grill Press in the oven and start preheating. ... Removing the grill from the oven use Flaxseed oil to coat the Grill Press on all sides. ... Turn oven off and let the Grill Press cool naturally inside of the oven, usually about 2 to 3 hours to be cool enough to touch.  ...  "
Fit
 50
skillet, pan, press, cast iron skillet, bacon
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Fits perfectly in our cast iron pan and the bacon comes out perfect!  ...  "
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" ...  3) Fits a 10.5" skillet very well. ... As long as the press sits flat and is within 1/2" of the skillet's edge, will work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  This press fits my cast iron skillet and my non-stick skillet perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...   Place one rack in the bottom position of the oven & cover rack with aluminum foil to catch any drips. ... Place second rack in the center position.  ...  "
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" ...  They would fit a 10 or 12 inch pan, which is a positive for me.  ...  "
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" ...  really fits 10" lodge pan perfectly .  ...  "
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" ...  This round press covers everything in the pan, it has a nice weight that doesn't over press it just holds everything in place perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits my 10" pan perfectly.  ...  "
Cleaning
 39
clean, press, grill press, towel, season
+97%
-3%
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" ...  If anything I could see long term wash and wear on the wooden handle but it is removable so I can either clean separately and even refinish in the future.  ...  "
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" ...  Using a stainless scrub brush, thoroughly scrub all sides of the Grill Press. ... After towel drying, the Grill Press was placed in the oven set to CLEAN for the minimum cleaning time (about 3 hours for my oven). ... After the Grill Press is done cleaning and cooling (about an additional 2 hours), the press was scrubbed a second time and dried.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a cinch to clean up. ... I treat it like I do my skillet and just wipe it clean with a paper towel.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to clean only has lines no design pattern on the flat side  ...  "
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" ...  Must clean as soon as finished, it does rust quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it and love it, easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s the right weight and cleans easy (just wipe it off).  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, easy to clean.  ...  "
Weight
 37
nice, heavy, handle, nice and heavy, size
+100%
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" ...  This was exactly what I was looking for, a nice heavy weight but easy to handle.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size, perfect weight!  ...  "
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" ...  It’s the right weight and you should get yours too - RIGHT NOW!!  ...  "
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" ...  This press has a lot of weight, so everything underneath it gets a nice even crispness.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the weight and I love that the handle does not get too hot.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight is sufficient to press the bacon firmly to the pan.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice and heavy.  ...  "
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" ...  weight is good .  ...  "
Design
 33
design, cute, wood handle, press, cool
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The press has a cute antique/utilitarian vibe.  ...  "
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" ...  Super cute too  ...  "
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" ...  it is good looking.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the looks of it.  ...  "
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" ...  The wood handle is attractive.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality materials, design and workmanship. ... A handsome tool that displays well too.  ...  "
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" ...  didn't get to try it yet, but it looks cool.  ...  "
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" ...  The wood handle stays cool.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 28
easy, seasoning, press, easy to season, simple
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Easy to season.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use and easy to clean!  ...  "
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" ...  After a quick and easy seasoning process, it works fine and lasts a long time. ... Easy to use, easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to clean and maintain.  ...  "
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" ...  The seasoning instructions on the packaging are clear and easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  And best of all it washes so easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean, heavy but not super heavy to manipulate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to season.  ...  "
Price
 26
product, quality, made, worth, value
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Great product and excellent price  ...  "
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" ...  Great design and for the cost.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the buy!  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price  ...  "
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" ...  Good price point.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product at a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  very pleased with my grill press good price  ...  "
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" ...  Value and quality vs the cost is off the charts!  ...  "
Marketplace
 23
product, described, advertised, press, exactly
+100%
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" ...  Product as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Happy customer here!  ...  "
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" ...  You'll thank me.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this press on a Saturday.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Bellemain.  ...  "
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" ...  This press is exactly as advertised .  ...  "
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" ...  The press was delivered promptly for prime member.  ...  "
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" ...  I found this one on Amazon and am glad I did.  ...  "
Delivery
 22
received, quickly, shipping, packaged, delivered
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It was beautifully packaged and well received.  ...  "
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" ...  I received this product yesterday and had to use it right away.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Was delivered very quickly!  ...  "
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" ...  *Packaged very well.  ...  "
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" ...  arrived quickly, is as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  The press was delivered promptly for prime member.  ...  "
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" ...  It was as shown, and delivered promptly.  ...  "
Baking
 21
grilling, bacon, cook, press, kitchen
+100%
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" ...  My Wife loves the press for cooking bacon in the frying pan. ... I use it for other cooking, works great.  ...  "
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" ...  make cooking much easier.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes cooking bacon so much easier.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect in every way for grilling!  ...  "
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" ...  I love this press for cooking bacon!  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent dimensions, perfect weight and the cooking of meats, sandwiches, veggies, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Was looking for something to use when grilling Naan and this was perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Must have for anyone cooking meats or sandwiches.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 19
clean, easy, use, sturdy, season
+100%
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" ...  Good quality construction, already used it many times, easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good quality and easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, easy to clean!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to season and keep clean.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use and easy to clean!  ...  "
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" ...  I use it and love it, easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  it is heavy and works well as a press and very easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, super easy to season and clean after use.  ...  "
Controls
 14
love this press, wanted, really, order, hit
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I really like this press.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this press.  ...  "
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" ...  love this press!  ...  "
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" ...  This press is huge.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality of the press seems to be good so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Press as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a really well made press.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this press.  ...  "
As Gift
 12
gift, law, father, christmas gifts, loves
+100%
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" ...  I bought this as a gift for my son-in-law.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a birthday gift for my husband.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a Father's day gift for my husband.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a gift and recipient very pleased.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be giving this as Christmas gifts this year!  ...  "
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" ...  We just bought 4 more for Christmas gifts.😊  ...  "
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" ...  We purchased this as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Highly recommend this even for gifts.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 12
last, week, working, wish, times
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Seems like a quality product that will last for years.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great in both instances.  ...  "
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" ...  Use it a least 5 times a week.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems like something that will last a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Once seasoned you will have a stylish, and working, piece of cast iron that will last forever.  ...  "
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" ...  Think this will last me for years!  ...  "
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" ...  , built to last for years .  ...  "
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" ...  Will last longer than I.  ...  "
Comfort
 12
press, hand, first, feels, comfortable
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Even flattening curled up soft tacos.  ...  "
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" ...  Since the metal extends to the outside of the handle, it is easy to burn your hand if you grab the edge of the wooden handle.  ...  "
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" ...  The handle is wood, it feels smooth in my hand, and is the correct diameter that makes it easy to hold, I think it's about 1 1/4" inches. ... It just feels right.  ...  "
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" ...  You can feel the quality of the product when you first pick it up.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the weight of this press.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s the right weight and you should get yours too - RIGHT NOW!!  ...  "
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" ...  Picking the press up for the first time felt like it had been custom made just for me. ... Evenly balanced, with a 5 inch wide, 1 inch dowel handle, (well secured with 1 inch screws) the press feels very comfortable in your hand.  ...  "
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" ...  The handle is tight and not too big for my hands.  ...  "
Product As Described
 10
advertised, product, exactly
+100%
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" ...  Product as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Looks just like what was advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Item is exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is exactly as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Product as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  high and this is just as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  However, it was still great and I realized that it worked as described.  ...  "
Heating
 10
hot, heat, handle, faster, get
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Heat oven to 400°F. ...  Heat for 1 hour minimum (no longer than 90 minutes), then turn off heat and allow oven to cool completely before removing press. ... Place press in cold skillet and turn burner to medium heat. ... Allow sufficient time to evenly heat skillet and press.  ...  "
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" ...  The press heats up and cooks the bacon even faster.  ...  "
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" ...  Handle stays cool but the cast iron does get hot!  ...  "
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" ...  And, if I left the press on the griddle it heated up and made cooking faster when I put one top of the bacon.  ...  "
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" ...  It heats up nicely and the heat is uniform across the entire press.  ...  "
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" ...  the chops cooked faster-the cast iron press got hot and helped cook the chops.  ...  "
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" ...  For this one, though, bacon does not curl and cooks more evenly and faster with this cast-iron press.  ...  "
Capacity
 7
tool, room, enough
+100%
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" ...  works well on grill ( square ) , but room to move around .  ...  "
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" ...  All and all good tool in the kitchen  ...  "
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" ...  Will definitely recomment to my family and friends.  ...  "
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" ...  Great thing to have in your kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  It's attractive enough to keep out somewhere if you have the room  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect kitchen tool.  ...  "
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" ...  Nicely made and a nice addition to my kitchen.  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
+100%
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" ...  It gets the job done too.  ...  "
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" ...  It does a great job.  ...  "
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" ...  Dose the job and works nicely!  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  This seems to be of good quality and really does the job well.  ...  "
Storage
 5
like, cover, bottom, sturdy, size
+100%
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" ...   Place one rack in the bottom position of the oven & cover rack with aluminum foil to catch any drips.  ...  "
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" ...  A sturdy kitchen tool.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that the weight of it is heavy enough to hold the food down.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect but what we like the best is that it is grooves on the bottom.  ...  "
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" ...  It's attractive enough to keep out somewhere if you have the room  ...  "
Setup
 4
instructions, seasoning, properly, press, easy
+100%
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" ...  The instructions for seasoning the press were very clear and very easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  If you follow the instructions to properly season the press you will find that clean up is a snap!  ...  "
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" ...  The seasoning instructions on the packaging are clear and easy to follow.  ...  "
For Kids
 4
husband, daughter, bought, christmas
+100%
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" ...  Bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas this year and he loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  Husband loves it  ...  "
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" ...  Husband loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  is taking his back to school.  ...  "
Drying
 4
water, oil, cast iron, wash, make sure
+100%
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" ...  Wash it with warm soapy water and dry.  ...  "
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" ...  The press is cast iron, so after I wash it up with soap and water, I spread a thin layer of oil on it, let it soak in for a minute, then wipe it off and put it away.  ...  "
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" ...  It easy to wash and I just season it with oil after each use after I season my cast iron skillets and it doesn’t stick at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Clean up is rather easy with simple hot water and a dry towel.  ...  "
Frying
 4
frying, fry, bacon, steaks, fits
+100%
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" ...  This bacon pan in the perfect size for our frying pan.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits my fry pan.  ...  "
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" ...  Have used it to fry bacon on the stovetop.  ...  "
Washing
 3
soap, water, dry, rust, easy
+100%
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" ...  And best of all it washes so easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Wash it with warm soapy water and dry.  ...  "
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" ...  Keep it in a cloth or wash rag for storage.  ...  "
Hair
 3
bacon, thick, spatter
+100%
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" ...  Works very well with thick cut bacon.  ...  "
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" ...  Solidly made and really helps cut down on spatter.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size for center cut bacon.  ...  "

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