Grilling Will Never Be The Same After You Switch to THIS Griddle (We Love Ours!)
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When my husband and I were setting out to buy a propane grill last summer, I couldn’t believe how expensive they were! On top of that, the selection is so overwhelming. I really had no idea how we were going to figure out which one to buy, and also know we were getting a good price for it.
Then we came across the propane-powered flat top griddle style grills and loved the idea of having so much more versatility with what we could cook outside. I spotted this 36″ griddle by Blackstone with amazing reviews. It was also way more affordable compared to other grills we had seen.
And the griddle top is HUGE – I love that you can literally grill up so much stuff all at once! 🙌
One of the first foods I wanted to test out was bacon. If you’ve been following Hip2Save, you likely know I live a ketogenic lifestyle (& even launched a website all about keto!), so being able to cook my beloved bacon outdoors on this flat top was a huge win for me! 🥓 It crisps up perfectly, and it’s now my preferred cooking method.
On a standard grill with grates, I’d have to cook the bacon either on foil or in a grilling pan, along with constantly worrying about flare up from the bacon grease. Even better, I can make a whole breakfast on this cooktop by throwing some eggs into the mix! 🥚
Sautéing onions on this griddle flat top is also easy peasy—no basket or other cooking vessels required. Then that savory taste infuses into whatever food I cook on top of that spot, like burger patties or jalapeno poppers. 😋
This 36″ griddle has a flat top, so we can grill up an entire meal for our family of five (with room to spare). No need to worry about hot spots either, since the whole griddle heats evenly.
Cleaning this griddle couldn’t be easier!
Using a flattened metal scraper, you can clear off the surface of food debris in a single swipe. Then, just scoop up the pile of scraps and toss it into the garbage. A clean top in just a matter of seconds!
I get that some people may prefer traditional grated grills and can’t part with those perfectly parallel grilling marks, but for me, this griddle exceeds my expectations for an outdoor cooking appliance.
Functional, frugal, and perfect for my fat-fueled lifestyle!
My sidekick, Ashley, who’s an amazing recipe developer over on our sister site, Hip2Keto, also bought a Blackstone griddle and has been so impressed! She has made everything from bacon and scrambled eggs to french toast, pancakes, fajitas, potatoes, and so much more! She also loves the size and versatility of this griddle, and how easy it is to keep clean after use.
Here’s where to buy the Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station!
- Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station (Walmart) – $184
*available for in-store purchase only
- Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station – (Dick’s Sporting Goods) $299.99
*choose free in-store pick-up or have it shipped for $324.99 total.
- Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station (ACE Hardware) $339.99
*choose free in-store pick-up as shipping is $125 for delivery alone. 😬
- Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station (Amazon) $400+ shipped
If ya want to splurge a little, grab the model with the built-in Air Fryer and Hood!
- Blackstone 4-Burner 36″ Griddle With Air Fryer and Hood (Walmart) – $592
Want to keep your griddle protected?
Consider also grabbing the Blackstone Griddle Cover! It is weather-resistant and features a heavy-duty double-layer canvas for extra protection, plus it clips to the legs so you don’t have to worry about it flying away. It’s even UV treated to protect against sun damage.
Get the Blackstone Griddle Cover at one of these retailers:
- Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station Cover – (Amazon) $28.94
- Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station Cover – (Walmart) $28.94
- Blackstone 36″ Griddle Cooking Station Cover – (Target) $29.99
On the fence? Check out why Hip2Save readers also love the Blackstone Griddle!
“I gave this griddle to my husband for a Father’s Day gift last year! He loves it, and as an added bonus, he’s been doing more cooking. 🙌 It’s awesome because the clean up is easy, and it’s all outdoors which means my kitchen stays clean. YES!” – Jenna
“I thought I would miss the “grilled” taste/marks, but our steaks are just as delicious and are actually easier to make now.” – Misty
“One of the best purchases we have made in a long time! My kids love it when we have hibachi night at home. It’s so much cheaper than going out for hibachi, plus I think it’s healthier too! You need this griddle in your life asap!” – Bethany