What's the Best Way to Use This Grill Pan?

Good Questions

Q: Help me out Kitchn! I just received a grill pan like the one in the picture, but I don't know what to do with it? What are the grooves for? Thanks for your help!

Sent by Rob

Editor: Here's the pan that Rob is talking about:

View pan: Circulon Contempo Round Grill Pan

Rob, this is a great pan to sear meat or vegetables like zucchini. It will let you cook them at high temperatures and give tasty grill marks.

Readers, can you offer any advice or tips to Rob and his brand new grill pan?

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(Image: Circulon)