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My dad gave me this - what is it? How would I season it? What would you cook on it?

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It is a stove top griddle. You set it across two burners (hobs for Brits), and heat it up.

You can use it for any griddled foods: pancakes, hash browns, grilled sandwiches, hamburgers, steak, and so on.

The little track around the edge is to capture any juice or fat that run off the surface without making a mess.

You season it like any other cast iron pan. It is probably easiest to do so in the oven. You only need to season the cooking surface.

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    Yes to the griddle ... no on only seasoning the cooking surface -- you should season the whole thing to prevent it rusting. Maybe not 4 layers of seasoning, but one or preferably two to seal it well. – Joe Apr 7 '14 at 13:12

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