Growing up in the Midwest, it was a tradition to fire up the grill and cook outside once the weather got warm. Much as I'd love to own a grill today, there's just no room for one in my cramped New York City apartment. But thanks to my Sanyo Smokeless Indoor Electric Grill HPS-SG3
, a ConsumerSearch Best Reviewed pick, I can cooks meats, fish and vegetables indoors and (almost) replicate perfectly my childhood memories of backyard grilling.
Like a traditional grill, I've found the Sanyo needs a good coat of nonstick cooking spray to ensure that what I'm cooking won't stick to the grill itself. Even though it's coated with a nonstick surface, my earliest attempts to cook steak and poultry ended with bits of the meat stuck to the metal, making for a laborious clean-up.
But what cooking spray to use? I thought that a basic cooking spray (in my case, Trader Joe's Canola Oil Spray) would suffice, but after a couple uses I discovered that it left a nasty black residue on the grill surface. So, like any good consumer, I turned to the Internet to see if I could find some information on the best cooking spray for an electric grill. Unfortunately, there's not a lot out there. Read more