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Grill Pans

A stovetop grill pan can pinch-hit when outdoor grilling is out of the question. But some pans mimic the grill much better than others.

What We Learned

When you can’t fire up the grill, it’s handy to have a stovetop grill pan. Though it can’t replicate the flavor of the open flame, a ridged grill pan does make crusty, tasty char-grill marks on meat, fish, or vegetables. Some grill pans even come with presses for panini and grilled cheese sandwiches. We gathered eight pans in stainless steel, nonstick-coated aluminum, and enameled a...

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