grid·​dle | \ ˈgri-dᵊl How to pronounce griddle (audio) \

Definition of griddle

: a flat stone or metal surface on which food is baked or fried

Examples of griddle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Melt some butter on a griddle or in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Jessica Battilana,, "Repertoire: What Bay Area chefs and bakers are cooking during the pandemic," 29 Apr. 2020 Do not over mix the batter; Heat 1/4 tsp. of vegetable oil on a griddle or in a large non-stick pan. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "5 Easter Brunch Recipes You Can Make In 30 Minutes Or Less," 10 Apr. 2020 Traditionally, teff flour is mixed with water, fermented over several days and baked on a mitad griddle until thin, spongy and decidedly tangy. Washington Post, "The 10 best breads in the world," 19 Mar. 2020 The two sizable cakes are clearly made on a griddle or in a pan, not deep fried, also a plus. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "9 Milwaukee fish fries that will make Lent something special," 24 Feb. 2020 Each kit came with fairly detailed instructions that can be simplified to: Heat on the griddle, or heat in the oven. Soleil Ho,, "We tried 5 Bay Area restaurant meal kits created for coronavirus shelter in place," 1 May 2020 With adjustable temperatures up to 450 degrees, the GR-5BP1 can function as a full grill, griddle, and contact grill in addition to a panini press. Popular Science, "Four electric grills that bring the barbecue inside," 10 Apr. 2020 This griddle from Blackstone is perfect for cooking large batches of food without dirtying a pan. Popular Science, "Make dinner anywhere with these propane cookers," 18 Mar. 2020 Those heaters offer low and high settings, with the latter apparently calibrated to also work as a pancake griddle. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, "2020 Nissan Rogue SL Is the Camry of Crossovers," 13 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of griddle

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for griddle

Middle English gredil gridiron, from Anglo-French greil, gredile, from Latin craticulum, diminutive of cratis wickerwork — more at hurdle

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The first known use of griddle was in the 14th century

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21 May 2020

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“Griddle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of griddle

: a flat surface or pan on which food is cooked


grid·​dle | \ ˈgri-dᵊl How to pronounce griddle (audio) \

Kids Definition of griddle

: a flat surface or pan for cooking food

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