Top 10 Indoor Grills for 2017

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    Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor Electric Grill

    Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor Electric Grill
    Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor Electric Grill. Zojirushi American Corp.

    When you just can't get outside to grill, try one of these excellent indoor electric grills. While you won't get the authentic flavor you can still grill. Some of these units are open grills that you cook on similar to an outdoor grill. Others are contact grills (like the George Foreman Grill) that have a lid that cooks also, so you can grill on both sides at the same time. Many of these units are perfect for grilling a fish fillet and making a great panini-style sandwich.

    The Zojirushi...MORE is an open style indoor grill that has the advantage of being easy to clean, quick to heat up, and with a fine adjustment of temperature. Armed with a 1300 watt heating element and a 12 by 9-inch cooking surface, this grill is large and powerful.

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  • 02 of 10

    Livart Orange BBQ Grill

    Livart Orange BBQ Grill
    Livart Orange BBQ Grill. Livart

    Small but powerful, this little indoor electric grill is designed for Yakitoricooking but does so much more. The open cooking design and water pan to catch grease gives this grill as authentic a style and flavor as can be had with an indoor electric grill that is also easy to clean up. The cooking area is slightly over 100 square inches so it won't handle more than about two burger patties at a time. The cooking area is perfect however for small cuts of meat on skewers (hence the Yakitori...MORE design), and big enough for two people regardless of what they want.

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    Downtown Grill Electric Hibachi

    Downtown Grill Electric Hibachi
    Downtown Grill Electric Hibachi. Downtown Grill

    Electric grills simply cannot compare to charcoal or gas grills when it comes to authentic flavor and cooking experience. The Downtown Grill Electric Hibachi, however, is a revolutionary step in the right direction. Using their new ThermoCeramix technology, this just might be the most evenly heated grill of any kind ever made and with a maximum temperature around 700 degrees F/370 degrees C, its heat rivals the best gas grills.

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    Swissmar KF-77081 8-Person Stelvio Raclette Party Grill with Granite Stone

    Swissmar KF-77081 8-Person Stelvio Raclette Party Grill with Granite Stone
    Swissmar KF-77081 8-Person Stelvio Raclette Party Grill with Granite Stone. Swissmar

    A Raclette is a traditional Swiss appliance that lets people prepare individual dishes over a heated surface. Kind of like a fondue, this is typically used to melt cheese. This particular Raclette has a heated granite stone surface on top that does everything a Raclette does but also lets you grill foods on the hot stone. This is a great appliance for dinner parties because each of up to 8 people can prepare their own food. This unit has a 1,200-watt heating element. The stone takes a few...MORE minutes to heat up, but because it retains heat better than metal it stays hot longer 

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  • 05 of 10

    DeLonghi Alfredo Healthy Grill BG24

    Delonghi BG24 Perfecto Indoor Grill
    Delonghi BG24 Perfecto Indoor Grill. Delonghi

    This open face electric grill has a removable, easy to clean cast aluminum cooking surface that gives you a more authentic grilling appliance. With an adjustable thermostat (removable) and good drainage, you really get a healthier meal off this grill. This unit also has an "aroma scenter" that lets you add flavor to what you're cooking by adding such things as garlic or rosemary. About 140 square inches of cooking area.

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    Cuisinart Griddler GR-4

    Cuisinart Griddler GR-$ Indoor Electric Grill
    Cuisinart Griddler GR-$ Indoor Electric Grill. Cuisinart Inc.

    This is a contact grill that gives you the ability to grill anything from panini sandwiches to steaks while cooking on both sides. The reversible cooking surfaces let you get good grill markets for your steak, but also let you cook pancakes. This is a very versatile grill. You also get a wide range of temperature control and the ability to set different temperatures on each side of the grill.

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  • 07 of 10

    Krups FDE312-75 Universal Grill and Panini Maker

    Krups FDE312-75 Universal Grill and Panini Maker
    Krups FDE312-75 Universal Grill and Panini Maker. Krups

    This electric contact grill has a floating hinge that adjusts to the thickness of the food you are grilling. While this unit works best as a panini press it is great for many grilling functions. While the heat output is not very adjustable you can do a lot with this unit. The construction is great and the price at around $80 is very reasonable. Around 160 square inches of cooking area.

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    Breville Smart Grill Model# BGR820XL

    Breville Smart Grill Model# BGR820XL
    Breville Smart Grill Model# BGR820XL. Breville

    This might be one of the more expensive of this style of contact grill, but the construction is excellent. This grill works as a panini press, but also folds completely open to give you around 370 square inches of grilling space, making this one of the largest of the indoor electric grills. This is a highly versatile unit and if you have no trouble with the $300 price tag then I'd suggest buying this unit.

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    Hamilton Beach 25285 MealMaker Express Grill

    Hamilton Beach 25285 MealMaker Express Grill
    Hamilton Beach 25285 MealMaker Express Grill. Hamilton Beach

    This contact grill delivers real heat so you can grill up most items in a short time. The cooking surfaces are removable and dishwasher safe so you don't need to worry about scrubbing the cooking surfaces. The biggest failing of this grill is its small size. At only 60 square inches of cooking area you really only have the space to cook for about two people. However, the design lets you cook pretty much anything.

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    George Foreman Evolve

    George Foreman Evolve
    George Foreman Evolve. George Foreman

    Since the introduction of the Foreman Grill, there has been a continuous desire by its makes to add versatility and function. The Evolve model comes with replaceable cooking plates that allow for a wide range of cooking options. This particular configuration comes with the standard, nonstick "grilling" grates as well as waffle iron plates. There are also optional plates for baking, griddle cooking, an omelet plate, muffin tin and slider plate. These additional accessories typically cost...MORE between $20USD and $30 on top of the approximately $100USD price for the base unit. This model is a comparable size to similar contact grills.

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