how do you clean your george foreman grill

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Bi0sC0mp, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    we got this big george foreman grill its big it goes on the countrtop this thing is so hard to clean cause of its size how in the world are you supposed to clean this thing [​IMG] :mad:

    heres a link to the one we got
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2008
  2. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    I wipe mine down as soon as I am done with it, when it is still hot. I have also used ice cubes on it when it is still hot. You just stick ice cubes on it right when you are done with it and the water from the ice cubes takes alot of the gunk off. Also they come with a little plastic cleaner tool, it helps too. I think the most important thing is to clean it while it is still hot. I love to cook on mine, but hate cleaning it!! Good Luck.
  3. GAhen

    GAhen Songster

    Aug 2, 2007
    Carrollton GA
    NEW! Grill Sponge
    Grooved to fit all George Foreman grills......
    this was on the site you posted....

    mine is not that large.
    I just wipe it off with warm water while it is still warm.
  4. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Mine is the big family size...not quite as large as yours, but really big. What I do is sprinkle it with baking soda, get a couple of thick kitchen towels wet, put them inside and close it. When I get ready I come back, open it, and everything just wipes right off. Still a mess (you are cleaning it on your counter, after all) but makes getting the gunk off a breeze. Enjoy.....I love mine!!! [​IMG]
  5. kinnip

    kinnip Songster

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    Funny you should ask, that's why I stopped using mine.
  6. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    yeah its a pain wont even fit in the darn sink such a mess to clean :mad:
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    I clean mine while it's still hot, but not plugged in.

    I scrape it with the plastic grease scraper first.

    Then, I take a damp, warm washcloth and dribble water all down both halves, helping to drain off the excess grease. The water and grease goes into the grease pan. Then, I use a soapy washcloth and scrub both halves, folding the washcloth thickly so that I don't get burned. Since it can't be immersed, I have to do this on the countertop, but it works okay. I rinse it by wiping it with another damp, warm, washcloth until all the soapiness is gone.

    **I've also aimed mine so that the dirty water drains directly in the sink, eliminating the need for the grease pan while washing. That works out well.

    I let it air dry before putting it away.

    Never use steel wool on your George Foreman. My sister's roommate in college ruined a George Foreman (belonging to my sister...grr...) that way.
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2008
  8. Fowl-Language

    Fowl-Language Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    Longview, WA
    Quote:Me too, plus everything tastes exactly the same. It's a great concept though.
  9. cluckychick

    cluckychick Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I have the George Forman roaster and it's a pain to clean but makes good chicken [​IMG]
  10. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    If yours has the lip that drains into a grease catcher, just position the grill so the lip will drain into the sink. Then I use a gentle spray from the sink sprayer to get the gunk loose and wipe it out with a warm soapy cloth and another rinse with the sprayer.

    Of course if SOME PEOPLE around here would just CLEAN IT while the grill is still warm after they make LUNCH on it while I am AT WORK, and then go to THEIR afternoon job, then I wouldn't have the experience to give the advice above. But NO, that is too EASY!...oh sorry. I guess I am going off topic a tad. [​IMG]

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