griddle

noun
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

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The new cantina is also bringing the tortilla making process into the light, with both a molino (a small corn mill) and a tortilla griddle placed near the front. Michael Russell, oregonlive.com, "Northwest Portland’s Xica Cantina brings Dorilocos indoors," 5 July 2019 For the dish: Heat up a griddle or non-stick pan to medium heat and add butter, being careful not to burn it. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "This Panettone French Toast Recipe Is Perfect for a Christmas in July Party," 14 June 2019 Heat a panini press or a large nonstick griddle over medium heat until hot. Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times, "It’s National Grilled Cheese Day. Enjoy these takes on the old classic.," 12 Apr. 2019 The secret to its intriguing smoky flavor is charring most of the ingredients on a comal, the traditional Mexican griddle pan. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "The Art of Eating Simply," 21 Feb. 2019 Fry on a heated griddle or in a skillet about four minutes a side, until the cheese is softly melted. Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times, "It’s National Grilled Cheese Day. Enjoy these takes on the old classic.," 12 Apr. 2019 If using the griddle, set the heated skillet on top of the sandwiches to compact them a bit. Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times, "It’s National Grilled Cheese Day. Enjoy these takes on the old classic.," 12 Apr. 2019 The secret to a perfect pancake is all in the flip, and flipping is easier to do on something like a griddle, which is totally flat and has a large, forgiving surface area. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Make Perfect Homemade Pancakes in 7 Easy Steps," 27 Mar. 2019 Heat and butter your griddle. Pour about ¼ cup of batter for 4 inch pancakes. Fox News, "Cooking with 'Friends': Duffy Family's Lemon Ricotta Pancakes," 17 July 2017

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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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griddle

noun

English Language Learners Definition of griddle

: a flat surface or pan on which food is cooked

griddle

noun
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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