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Old 04-25-2017, 07:13 AM   #1
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I recently acquired a griddle that operates off 1 lb propane. After seasoning the cast iron top, it is ready for use. I can cook eggs, pancakes, bacon, scrapple, spam all on one top, all together. I plan on Iowa Dave stopping by to have some of my "meat cookie" scrapple either Thursday or Friday morning with some southern style grits and spam. Bring your coffee cup, Dave....
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Old 04-25-2017, 09:59 AM   #2
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Neat-o. I've grown accustomed to cooking outside with an electric skillet (when we have juice), and this looks like a nice alternative (for when we're off the grid).
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Neat-o. I've grown accustomed to cooking outside with an electric skillet (when we have juice), and this looks like a nice alternative (for when we're off the grid).

That'd make it an Off the Grid-dle
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If using a one-burner butane stove, take care that the fuel canister isn't overheated. The size of a pot or griddle is restricted ( see your instruction manual ).
My daughter and son-in-law blew up the stove on a recent camping trip. Shrapnel everywhere. Luckily nobody was hit.
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If using a one-burner butane stove, take care that the fuel canister isn't overheated. The size of a pot or griddle is restricted ( see your instruction manual ).
My daughter and son-in-law blew up the stove on a recent camping trip. Shrapnel everywhere. Luckily nobody was hit.
So, if Jim was making his preferred dish and that happened, we would suppose that it would be "meat-cookie" scrapnel everywhere!
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Neat-o. I've grown accustomed to cooking outside with an electric skillet (when we have juice), and this looks like a nice alternative (for when we're off the grid).
Hi: Mary F... Don't be in "Grid lock" trying to get one as Blackstone is "Out of stock". So in this case they're off the "Grid dle" too!!!
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I'm generally not a big fan of a single-purpose appliance when a multi-purpose single-burner stove and separate griddle could do the same thing. In this case it might make sense because this appliance has an H-shaped burner to heat the nearly square griddle more evenly than a typical stove burner... and if you normally use one stove burner for a griddle anyway it would work out well.

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If using a one-burner butane stove, take care that the fuel canister isn't overheated. The size of a pot or griddle is restricted ( see your instruction manual ).
Good warning for people using typical butane stoves. This Blackstone 17" Table Top Griddle avoids that problem: it is designed for use with that big chunk of iron - the griddle is part of the appliance. The propane cylinder sits beside the appliance, beyond the griddle.
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I recently acquired a griddle that operates off 1 lb propane. After seasoning the cast iron top, it is ready for use. I can cook eggs, pancakes, bacon, scrapple, spam all on one top, all together. I plan on Iowa Dave stopping by to have some of my "meat cookie" scrapple either Thursday or Friday morning with some southern style grits and spam. Bring your coffee cup, Dave....
Could you not connect it up with a "quick-connect" type fitting, or do you not have one? It would avoid the issue that Glenn B refers to as well as having to schlep around extra unnecessary stuff, especially if its relatively single use.
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Old 04-25-2017, 04:33 PM   #10
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If using a one-burner butane stove, take care that the fuel canister isn't overheated. The size of a pot or griddle is restricted ( see your instruction manual ).
My daughter and son-in-law blew up the stove on a recent camping trip. Shrapnel everywhere. Luckily nobody was hit.
you/they were using a butane stove, were they not? I think they burn a little hotter than propane, I may be wrong.
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