Anyway. I was hungry for pancakes, and sick of making pancakes in the big iron skillet, where you can fit in only three medium-small pancakes and they're hard to turn because of the higher sides. And this griddle was so much less than the one I looked at in the kitchen department at Dillard's back when there was a Dillard's (which tells you when the last time I looked was.)
So it came home with me. And Friday, I think it was, Richard made pancakes for me while I fought with something on the computer. And tonight, I made a Sunday-evening supper of pancakes for all three of us. I can pour five small or four larger pancakes on this griddle and it is SO much easier and they were SO good, and then Richard fried some eggs on the same griddle. And I can make tortillas on it (um...let's be honest here--I can fake making tortillas on it), and fry up a little chopped onion and peppers and roll that into a flour tortilla with some grated cheese and chopped tomatoes and cilantro.
Griddle has definitely become part of the household.