How Does an Omelet Maker Work?

Updated April 17, 2017

Convenient and easy cookware is increasing in popularity in kitchens everywhere. Omelette makers in particular seem to be in every cookware store and on every TV infomercial. Electric omelette makers are trendy but hob omelette pans, microwaveable omelette makers and multi-use electric cookware are also popular.

How an Omelet Maker Works

An electric omelette makers is simply an electric appliance with a non-stick surface. Once plugged in and turned on, the omelette maker heats the egg mixture that is poured into the non-stick omelette moulds. Since the lid is closed, the appliance heats both sides of the omelette quickly without the need for flipping. A hob omelette pan is shaped in a half moon mould and has a button that flips the omelette for you. These pans usually have a non-stick surface and make omelette flipping easy if you prefer using the stove to cook your food.

Using an Omelet Maker

Using an omelette maker can assist you if have trouble cooking or can help speed up your meal preparation. Many of the electric cookware products have a variety of uses. They can be used to make omelettes, grilled sandwiches, even grill chicken or steak. Hob omelette pans can be used to make crepes or pancakes and microwaveable omelette makers can be taken along when travelling.

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Megan Curley has been writing professionally since 2005. Her work has appeared in the sports publication "Mets Magazine," as well as the literary magazine "Trillium," amongst others. Curley is currently a copy editor at Professional Sports Publications, Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication arts, with a concentration in creative writing and media criticism, from Ramapo College of New Jersey.