Griddles are a great way to make your cooking experience much less complicated and messy. This is especially true when your griddle is an electric one, and you may find yourself wondering why you didn’t invest in one sooner. Electric griddles provide a large cooking surface that allow you to cook a lot more at once than you’re used to, without the mess of multiple pans and stovetop space. Additionally, heat across the surface will be more even distributed with an electric griddle compared to one that fits over burners. Here are a few other things to keep in mind as you shop.