Camp Chef 24 Inch Cast Iron Grill/Griddle
When you are in the market for a cast iron griddle or a cast iron grill you will notice the number of choices you have on the market to make is quite large. This can definitely be something you are going to need to take some time to make a great decision on to guarantee you are able to buy the right one. Without this information, you could end up getting the wrong cast iron product to use and this can easily lead to your thinking that all cast iron cookware is bad, but also lead to you having some problems in getting the right product to use in the future. With this being the case, I have decided it was time for me to cover some of these products that are on the market and we have already ranked our top five list of cast iron grill/griddle combinations and then we decided that list may not have done enough justice for people who are wanting to get even more information on the individual products. That is why we have gone to the lengths of doing individual reviews on these products and in this case, we are talking about the Camp Chef 24 inch cast iron grill/griddle combination set here.
Features Of This Cast Iron Product
- This is a product that is going to come in a little bit on the smaller side compared to some of the other griddles or grill combinations that we have reviewed. That is because this is a product that is going to measure only 16 inches by 24 inches. This is not the largest product on the market and that may mean it can take you a little bit longer to complete your cooking. At the same time, though, if your stove is smaller it will work perfect for that stove and in fact, this is meant to fit perfectly on the Camp Chef camp stove.
- The grill is going to be large enough that if you are using it on the stove you will find it is going to cover 2 burners in most cases. Now what is really interesting is this could be varying depending on your stove as you will find the Camp Chef grill is also a two burner stove that we saw while doing our research so that could definitely be something to consider as well.
- When you look at some of the products we have talked about that are at this type of reversible product they tend to have handles that are suited better for one side than the other. However, this model is one that is going to have the perfect feel to it because it will have the handles that can be used on either side of the product as well. This makes it nice and a lot easier for you to use and not have to be concerned about it not working for what you need to have it doing instead of trying to figure out how you can hold it.
What I Like About This Product
Well, I have to say the first thing that I like about this product is the fact that it is going to allow you to have a great two in one feature of being able to use a griddle or a grill. This is going to make it easier for you to have a great product that you can use for years to come, but also save you some of the money that you may have to lay out for spending to get a product that is going to do only one job. So that is a great feature that you will surely love with this product because I know that I definitely love it.
This is a product that is going to come pre-seasoned, but you will find that just like all the other products that are going to be preseasoned when it comes to cast iron you are going to need to season it some more. I know that this may sound odd, the seasoning from the factory is generally not enough to keep the cast iron protected. So I always recommend taking and seasoning your products that you are getting and getting them reseasoned in your home to guarantee you are not going to get.
The construction of the piece is very solid and this means it will be able to take quite a bit of abuse. This means you do not have to be concerned about it breaking on you. The downside is this also is going to be one of the drawbacks that I have as well and that is the construction is good but adds a lot of weight. With this product for the depth is going to be about 1 inch deep completely, but it will have about a quarter inch down on each side of the piece to get the cooking done.
What I Did Not Care For With This Product
Well, I think if you read above you have a pretty good idea in the main complaint I am going to have about this product and that is the fact that it is downright heavy! This can make it very difficult for some people to use this and at times can make it to the point that you do not want to use it either. What the good thing is the heavier weight does mean you are going to have a decent quality product you can use for years to come.
My Final Thoughts On The Camp Chef 24 Inch Cast Iron Grill/Griddle
This is a good quality product and it is going to allow you to have a piece that is definitely heavy duty and will last you for a long time to come. However, what can be an issue with this product is the weight if you are thinking about getting it for your grandma or even a smaller woman who does not have the upper body strength. So this can be a drawback to this product. Overall, though, with the quality and the ability to use both side for cooking at different times I would have to say I definitely recommend the Camp Chef 24 Inch Cast Iron Grill/Griddle.