Use your panini press in all new ways with these innovative hacks

A panini press is so much more than a delicious sandwich maker. The versatile kitchen tool can help you cook up an array of foods for any meal of the day! 

For a complete breakfast of bacon and eggs, cook bacon in your panini press! Just place the bacon in the press, and cook for 3 minutes, flipping halfway through. The end result will be bacon cooked to crispy perfection.

Now, why not make an omelet to go with your crispy bacon? 

First, mix 2 eggs, and salt and pepper together in a bowl. Then, add chopped bell peppers, onions, and mix again. Next, place a handful of spinach on your panini press, and pour the egg mixture on top. Close the panini press and cook for 30 seconds. Then, add cheese and fold your semi-cooked egg on top of the cheese before closing the panini press and cooking again for 30 seconds. 

The final product is quite possibly the quickest complete breakfast you’ve ever made!

Once you’re done with breakfast, it’s time to set your sights on dessert. For a tasty sweet treat, grill some peach halves in your panini press for 1 minute, and voila! An irresistible grilled peach dessert. Feel free to add granola and/or yogurt! 

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