How to Cook with a Flat Top Grill Inside!
When I first started this blog, I had no idea that I’d be expanding to cooking. Yet alone grilling! But I’m a sucker for anything that makes our super busy life easier so I thought I would pass the thrill of my new discovery along!
Cooking healthier and cooking at home are included in some of the goals that I am finally “making time for”. Hence the blog name, Making Time for it!
We get so caught up in our busy lives, working multiple jobs and having 3 children, 2 of which are littles, that we don’t often make the time to cook at home. Well all of that changes now.
So when I made a promise to myself. I thought how can I efficiently cook at home and cook healthier? Bonus if I can find something EASY and FAST with variety so we can please the kids too!
Then I thought, maybe it isn’t the best idea since I like to do a lot of the cooking and don’t want to do it outside. It would be difficult to cook outside with the littles running wild, especially if I am the only adult home at the time. My boys can get into stuff real quick!
After seeing several friends purchase the Blackstone flat top gas cooking grill griddle. I always saw these when we were camping and dreamed of getting one! Hello, you can cook everything on one surface! No dirtying up several pans and dishes and there is only one easy surface to clean! I quickly became obsessed with the thought of getting one.
Also, if I’m in “healthy mode”, I want to be able to meal prep when I want and not be dependent on being able to cook due to weather. We are often so strapped for time that I have hours set aside for things like meal prepping. If it is raining on meal prep day and I only had the outside grill, all of my plans would be ruined. I kept telling my hubby that I wished there was a huge inside flat top grill.
Then Facebook knew exactly what I needed. Funny how Facebook reads our minds, right? Maybe not funny, rather creepy if you ask me. But nonetheless, Facebook nailed it and made all my wishes come true!! The one time I was glad that Facebook was spying on my mind.
Flashing over my newsfeed was the inside flat top grill I’ve always wanted!
Introducing the Steelmade Cookware flat top grill! Say what?! YESSS! My dream has come true!
This thing it totally cool. It instantly transforms your current stove top into a huge 30″ flat top cooking surface! Eliminate pots and pans and cook multiple things at one time with minimal clean up!
Is this a dream?? Pinch me.
I can cook an entire breakfast spread at once with no dishes!
I’m talking over easy eggs, scrambled eggs, toast, bacon, sausage and pancakes all at one time!! Whether you are cooking for a crowd or just your self, this grill is crazy cool!
Another fun fact. The Steelmade flat top grill is similar to cast iron. It gets better with time. The more you use it, the more seasoned it gets. Delicious food at the drop of a hat.
We have a standard size glass ceramic stove so ours was super easy to order. We got the standard 30″ glass ceramic flat top. If you have electric coils, they have one for you too! And you with that fancy custom stove, they have you covered to with their custom made tops! You can even use an app and scan your stove area to see how your new flat top will look and fit on your stove!
These guys have really mastered indoor flat top cooking! It comes with a drip pan and you can order more accessories to go with it as well! We went ahead and got the ultimate kit so ours came with the spatulas, oil and cleaning scrub! It was definitely the best deal.
You can cook for an army with this thing! Or you can cook tons of things at once! So cool especially when no one in the family seems to ever want the same thing!
Did I mention this thing is nonstick? So super simple clean up.
You can make the cooking surface all the same or adjust it for different types of foods.
If you are still set on using a flat top outside, they have a super affordable option where you can transform your current grill into a flat top!
I must be dreaming right?
Immediately I decided to write the company and tell them how thankful I am and how much I LOVE their product. Excitedly, I told them that I was going to include it in my blog! They offered me a discount code to pass on to my readers!
So CLICK HERE to take a look and you are welcome to use my promo code HANCOCK15 to save 15%! So generous of them!!!
This grill is sure to spice up your meals and encourage some creativity! The possibilities are endless!
There was only one downside to this I have found so far and it was easily fixable! Once seasoned, the grill can be kind of an eyesore. Makes some of the easiest, best food of your life, but the surface can be a little ugly. Easy solution though, they sell these beautiful solid cutting cover boards! In my opinion it’ll make your kitchen look even better than before because you won’t see the stove top!
Anyway, can’t wait to bring you all on our journey with this beauty! Stay tuned!