West Bend Non-Stick Electric Skillet 72212 Review

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West Bend Non-Stick Electric Skillet 72212 Review.

This is an absolute must for cooks at every skill level.

This handy 1300 watt counter top appliance can do anything you need from cooking a hearty supper meal, to heating up its leftovers.

This model comes with variable temperature controls, 3 inch high walls ensure that you can really load this skillet up with food, and the interior is made of a nonstick coating.

This appliance allows you to drain away oils, fats and grease from the meal as you are cooking it, using tilting legs feature.

It comes with a glass lid that allows you to check on your food as it cooks, as well as a vent which allows steam pressure build up to escape. If you have any concerns about touching hot handles, no need, as this model has heat-resistant handles.

As for maintenance, the West Bend Non-Stick Electric Skillet is dishwasher safe, as long as the electronic probe is removed from the appliance. User manual and recipe booklet is included.

Pros

Large, deep skillet.

Easy to use and maintain.

Large cool touch handles and a cool touch lid knob for easy handling.

Cons

May be too large for a one person household.

Did not heat up fast enough for some.

Performance

This is a wonderful counter top appliance that not only cooks your food to perfection, but allows it to be warmed until it is served. An absolute asset for anyone, especially those who love to entertain.

Settings/Features

The West Bend 72215 Electric Extra-Deep Oblong 12-by-14.5-Inch Nonstick Skillet Comes with an adjustable temperature control setting to ensure that your meal will be cooked to perfection. After the meal is cooked, you may turn the controls to ‘warm’ to keep the foods warm until ready to serve.

Ease of Cleaning

The interior is made of a nonstick cooking material, so it should easily just wipe clean. Also, dishwasher safe as long as you remember to remove the detachable electronic probe.

Ease of Use

Simple and easy to use this electric skillet. This is a deep skillet, which lets you cook a hefty amount of food without concern of spilling over. The variable temperature controls are simple and easy to understand, and go from low to high, and warming settings.

Durability

This is a solidly built appliance that is made of high quality stainless steel aluminum, and UL approved, this electric skillet by West Bend can handle everyday wear and tear with ease.

Dimensions

Cooking surface: 12 x 15 x 3 inches

Product dimensions: 12 x 20 x 8-1/2 inches.

Weight

6 lbs.

Warranty and Support

West Bend Non-Stick Electric Skillet 72212, has a one year limited warranty. The West Bend official website also offers customer service and support, as well as downloadable user manuals.

Conclusion

All in all, this electric skillet is the perfect solution for those breakfast, lunch and dinners where you just want a simple and efficient way to cook a meal. Also, remember that counter top appliances such as this West Bend electric skillet are perfect for those hot summer months where you really do not wish to stand over a stove, or oven making a meal. Instead, you just do everything from your counter top. This is versatile, and mobile, as you can move it wherever you like. For those of you in the market for the perfect gift for that cook who has everything, get the West Bend Non-Stick Electric Skillet 72212.