My Take on Pommes Anna, Potatoes drANNAn

My Take on Pommes ANNA, Potatoes drANNAn

Free 24 Page Recipe Booklet of Quick and  Easy RecipestQWFree

Scientist Lee Drannan Smithson and
A Perfectly Roasted Chicken Cooked on
His WaterBroiler®-WaterRoaster™ Pan
In Just 3 Minutes of His Time
And 1 1/2 Hours of 350° Oven Time.

Free Recipe Booklet of Quick and Easy Recipes

Eight Lamb Chops
Broil and Roast
With No Smoke!
No Splatter!
No Flare-ups!
No Scrubbing! 

Prime Beef Rib Roast

Eight Lmb Chops Broiled on the WaterBroiler Pan
The Most Hated Piece of Cookware Ever Fabricated!

Easy Recipes in the 24 Page Booklet

Best Hamburgers in the World.
Steaks.  Prime Rib.  Beef Tenderloin.
Roast Chicken, Turkey, Cornish Hens.

Lamb Chops.  Pork Loin.  Salmon.
Baked Half-a-Ham.  Garlic Shrimp.

Roasted Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, Garlic, Squash, Turnips,  Eggplant, Fennel, Peppers, Tomatoes.
Broiled Bananas and Pineapple. 

Several Original Recipes
That don't use the WaterBroiler Pan.
Tortilla Soup. Dulce de Leche Ice Cream. Bread Pudding made with Microwave Baked Bread!  Soused Apple Cake, the Groom's Cake at Weddings I Catered

 For the Cost of One Steak Dinner in a Great Steakhouse,
You Can Buy A Lifetime of  Healthy, Trouble-Free Broiling 
Grilling,  And Roasting, and I Will Gain a Grateful Friend for Life.

Sapere posted this review on Cooks Illustrated Bulletin Board:

"I bought Drannan's WaterBroiler, guessing that the Pan would not
be as ideal as it claims, but still better than the usual broiler pans. 

In other words, I thought it was too good to be true, but since he
promised a money-back guarantee, it was a low-risk experiment.

It turned out that the pan delivered everything it claimed.
I used to avoid broiling due to the mess and smoke. 

Now I broil almost every day. It may sound sappy but this pan
has really changed the way I cook. And no, I am not a paid
spokesperson for the product...just a converted skeptic."

The Pan, The Rack, and The Tongs Clean Beaufifully in Your Dishwasher, too.Si


If this isn't The Most Lovable Cooking Pan You Have
 Ever Used, Return it Within One Year for a Full Refund.
 There is Only One Condition!

The Pan MUST be Returned in USED Condition!

 After You've Used This Pan! Tasted the Food 
Cooked on
This Pan! And Cleaned This Pan in a Minute!

I Know You Won't Give It Up for Anything!

What Else Can You Buy With a Guarantee Like That?

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"The Absolute Best Broiler Pan."

For many years, my pans, racks, and tongs were proudly made
in Ohio and Indiana. Unfortunately, the cost of making them
here increased to more than my selling price a few years ago.

To keep selling them at an affordable price, they are now made
exclusively for Drannan Cookware in India.  They are still made 
of expensive, high quality 100% 18/8 Stainless Steel Polished
To A Mirror Finish just like they were made in the U.S.A.

             BROILED 7 MINUTES                        FROZEN NY STRIP STEAKS               TURNED...BROILED 6 MINUTES         

After Broiling the Three Hamburgers in the Above Video,
The Video Below Proves The Pan Can Be Cleaned in a Minute.

Based upon Over 1000 Unpaid Testimonials From Delighted
A Few Chefs, and A Few Enlightened Food Authorities, 
The WaterBroiler® Pan - WaterRoaster™Pan
WaterGrill™Pan - UpSideDownGrill™ Pan

May Be The Most Highly Praised, The Most Lovable,
The Most Trouble-Free Cooking Pan Ever Created.

 I have never paid for an endorsement. I didn't need to.
It would be against my scruples to ever pay for a testimonial.

The buyers I have quoted with names have given me permission 
to use their names and quotes without any compensation.

Buyer Beware of Paid Celebrity Endorsements and
Paid Affiliate Advertising where Reviewers Get Paid. 

"My husband LOVES it.  Easy to Clean. Steaks were Great."

The Houston Chronicle says,
"Inventive pan eases cleanup...
It minimizes smoke, splatters, and scrubbing"

The Pan, The Grill Rack, and The Tongs
Clean in a Minute with a Soft Dishbrush
And Clean Beautifully in Your Dishwasher, too.

"Our Salmon was More Moist and Tastier Than Ever." 

The WaterBroiler® Pan And Forkula® Tongs Set is $65.00
Plus $10 for Priority Mail Postage to
All 50 States and U.S. Territories by U.S. Postal Service.

You Can Expect Delivery in 2-5 Business Days After Ordering. 

Ohio Residents will be charged 7.5% Ohio Sales Tax ($5.63  for Each Set).  

The Set Includes my FREE 24-Page Booklet of Easy
And Simple Recipes Which Will Make You a Good Cook
Even if You Don't Like to Cook or Don't Know How to Cook!

Some Cooks Have Written that My Simple, Delicious
Recipes are Worth The Price of The Pan!

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"It is a joy to broil without smoking up the kitchen or having
to clean the oven. 
The ease of cleaning is wonderful, and
I enjoy not having grease splattered 
all over the broiling area. 
The Forkula Tongs are also excellent." 
 Dr. Paul Gorsuch, M.D. Texas

You Can Now Broil & Grill
 The Best Tasting Steaks From Frozen!
No Thawing Needed! No Kidding!

A Free Recipe Booklet of Quick and Easy Recipes
Will Be Included With Your WaterBroiler®-WaterRoaster™ Pan.
The Simple Recipes Will Make You a Good Cook Even If You Don't
Know How to Cook, Don't Like to Cook, or Don't Have Time to Cook. 

"I've used your Potatoes drANNAn Recipe Countless Times." 

I changed the Pommes Anna Recipe to be healthier by using
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Instead of Butter. I couldn't resist naming
them after myself after I noticed that the middle part of my
middle name, DrANNAn, spells ANNA.  Many cooks have written
that my very easy, delicious recipes are worth the price of
The Pan. I hope you will write, too. It will make my day! 

The WaterBroiler Pan and Forkula Tongs Set is The Most
Useful and Appreciated Gift for Weddings and Birthdays.
Many cooks have ordered two, one for each home.

"I'm tired of wagging your pan back and forth between my homes."

Orders of Two or More Sets will be Individually Boxed and Mailed
In a Master Carton to Keep Individual Boxes in Pristine Condition
For Gift Wrapping. The Individual Boxes are Mailable, too.

To save you the trouble and cost of mailing, we can mail
the gifts for you with no additional postage to U.S. Residents. 
Email us the names and addresses of the gift recipients 
what you want us to write on the gift card 
and how to sign it. 

NOTE: Because my pan requires a ton of explanation
To PROVE that it Works Exactly as Promised,

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Amazing Smoke-Free, Scrub-Free
Broiling Pan - Grilling Pan - Roasting Pan
Easy Cleans in a Minute!  No Scrubbing Ever!

Broil & Grill Steaks and Hamburgers
Under The Intense Heat of Your Existing Oven Broiler

And Roast a Chicken in Your Existing 350°F Oven With
No Smoke! No Splatter! No Flare-ups! No Scrubbing Ever!

Yes, it sounds too good to be true, but it IS True!
Keep Reading and Viewing the Videos for the Scientific Proof.

Over 1000 Savvy Texans read the above article and ordered
The WaterBroiler® Pan - WaterRoaster™ Pan
And Forkula® Tongs Inventions.

"My husband loves your WaterBroiler Pan so much,

he now refuses to grill outdoors."

"My husband says we may never use a skillet again!"

"I've waited all my life for a pan like this."


"My husband LOVES it.
Easy to 
Steaks were Great."

"Our Salmon was More
Moist and Tastier
Than Ever."

"Our Salmon was More Moist and Tastier than Ever."

Scientist Lee Drannan Smithson Reveals 
How to Broil and Grill Steaks Under Your Existing Oven Broiler
And Roast a Chicken in Your Existing Oven With
No Smoke!  No Splatter!  No Flare-ups!  No Scrubbing Ever!

"The Best Roasting Pan You Will Ever Buy."

Since Broiling and Grilling Produce Similar Results, and
The Only Difference is the Position of the Intense Heat Source,

I also use two additional Trademarks for my 2-Part Pan.
The WaterGrill™ Pan - UpSideDownGrill™ Pan Will Instantly  
Turn Your Existing Oven Broiler into a Smoke-Free "Indoor Grill."

My WaterBroiler® Pan AND Forkula® Tongs Inventions
Each Made The New York Times on Separate Occasions,
Quite a Feat for a Broiler Pan And a Pair of Cooking Tongs!

"1000 Times Better than the broiler pan that came free with my oven."
"I LOVE this pan. Retired Chef who Hates Doing Dishes."

"Wow. We're Speechless. We LOVE the Pan. You are a Genius."
"If there were a Nobel Prize for Cookware Design, You'd Get My Vote."

"I've used your pan for 30 years. I just phoned to say, Thank You."
"Mr. Lee Smithson. I LOVE you. Need say no more!" 

Here's Why Steaks Taste Better when Broiled from Frozen!
The Frozen Center Prevents Overcooking!
The 1/2" Center of 1" Steaks Cook Perfectly. Medium Rare.
Both Sides of Frozen Steaks Sear Perfectly in 13 Minutes.

My two favorite steaks are a 1" thick marbled Rib-Eye

And a 1" thick New York Strip (aka Boneless Top Loin).

Once you Eat a Steak Broiled from Frozen,
You Will Freeze All Your Steaks Before Broiling.

Hamburgers can be Broiled from Frozen for
Convenience, but
 Cook them Well-Done.
It is NOT Safe 
to eat Rare or Medium Rare Hamburgers!

Imagine The Ease and Convenience.

When you don't have time or energy to cook, 
pull frozen steaks or hamburgers out of your freezer and
Broil them while you're 
microwaving the vegetables
and potatoes and 
making a salad and setting the table.

You can be sitting down to a steak dinner in about 29 Minutes.
Add One Minute to CLEAN the WaterBroiler Pan.

You Can Buy The WaterBroiler Pan/Forkula Tongs Set And
A Lifetime of Trouble-Free Broiling, Grilling, and Roasting for
 The Cost of One Steak Dinner in a Great Steakhouse.

"No broiler smoke in the kitchen again last night."

"My wife, who was skeptical of my purchase, says,
'This pan is just Great! One of our best kitchen purchases.'

Thought I'd add my name to those who appreciate
The Best Broiler Pan on The Planet.
  Each Time We Use it we Smile."  

Bryan D***,  Lake Oswego, Oregon

 How To Easily Use and Easily Clean
This Mirror Polished 18/8 Stainless Steel Pan in a Minute.

It Couldn't Be Easier! Or Be Cleaner! Or Be Simpler!

Use The Pan Under Your Oven Broiler When Broiling
And in Your 350°F Oven When Roasting.

The Pan is NOT designed for stove-top use.

                   1. Pour 1½ Cups of COLD WATER into The Pan Before
                                                                   Broiling and Roasting...About 1/4 Inch of Cold Water.

                        Fear not. The water will NOT steam the food in this
                        'poor heat conducting' 18/8 Stainless Steel Pan.
                        It takes 2 Hours in a 350°F Oven for the Water to Boil. 

                  2. Place the Grill Rack on TOP of the Pan. Place Food on
                      Top of The Grill Rack. Never Cover the Food!

                  3. Broil UNDER Your Oven Broiler and Roast IN Your
                      350°F Oven, 
The Ideal Roasting Temperature.

 The Poor Heat Conduction of The 18/8 Stainless Steel
      Drip Pan AND The 18/8 Stainless Steel Grill Rack are The
     Two Essential Design Secrets of this Revolutionary Pan.

Cold Water is The Third Secret
Pouring Cold Water into the Pan Before Broiling and 
 Roasting has Profound Cleaning And Taste Benefits.

The Cold Water Cools The Drippings and Prevents
Sticking And Bake-ons for Super Easy Cleaning.

The Water also has a Profound Taste Benefit.
The water evaporates slightly (does NOT boil) to add a small
amount of moisture to the oven to keep food juicy and succulent.

Hand Basting is Now a Thing of the  Ancient Past!

The Mirror-Polished 18/8 Stainless Steel Drip Pan and Grill Rack

Easily Clean in a Minute with a Soft Dishbrush or Dishcloth.


The Pan, Rack, and Tongs also Clean In Your Dishwasher.

Don't think you can pour cold water into your Old-Style
Broiler Pan and get the same result.  No, You Can't!

Yes, water will make old-style drip pans easier to clean,
but pouring water into common broiler pans will NOT prevent
Broiling Smoke, Splatter, Flare-ups, and Scrubbing Problems
That Come From Hot Drippings that Puddle and Burn on Cheap
Perforated Sheet Metal Racks with a few Inane 'drip' holes.

The Rack is Right. The Metal is Right. The Shape is Right. The Size is Right.

The Handles are Right.  Most Broiler Pans Don't Even Have Handles!!

The 18/8 Stainless Steel Grill Rack is Right.

Unlike the ill-conceived perforated sheet metal rack on
Common Broiler Pans which allow only a Small 
Fraction of the
Drippings to Slowly drip through those sparsely spaced holes or slots,

The  WaterBroiler 18/8 Stainless Steel Grill Rack Allows Virtually
All The Drippings to Instantly Drop into the Drop (drip)

No Smoke, No Splatter, and No Flare-ups Come from This Rack.

The 18/8 Stainless Steel Metal is Right.

Both the Drip Pan AND The Grill Rack are made of Expensive

100% 18/8 Stainless Steel for More than Beauty and Endurance. 

18/8 Stainless Steel is a poor heat conductor,  the perfect metal for a
Broiler-Roaster Pan that does NOT need to get HOT to cook perfectly.

Of course, my pan gets hot, but not as hot as quickly as pans made of
  good-heat-conducting aluminum, black porcelain steel, or clad metals.

Buyer Beware when Buying Stainless Steel  Cookware!
Did you know? There are Numerous Kinds of 

Stainless Steel With Different Chemical Compositions!

By DefinitionStainless Steel is Any Iron Based Alloy that contains
at least 11% Chromium.  Stainless Steel that meets that minimum
definition is NOT good for Cookware.  It is reactive to acidic food.

18/8 and 18/10 Stainless Steels are The Best Kinds for Cookware. 

18/8 Stainless Steel contains 18% Chromium and 8% Nickel.

18/10 Stainless Steel contains 18% Chromium and 10%  Nickel.

They are practically identical. Slight Variations in % Nickel is allowed.  

NOTE: 18/8 and 18/10 Does NOT Refer to The
Gauge (thickness) of The Metal, as many cooks assume.

Here's How to You Can Test Your Stainless Steel  Cookware:
A magnet will STICK to Cheap Stainless Steel that contains No Nickel.

If a Magnet Sticks, you got Stuck with Cheap Stainless Steel.
A magnet will NOT STICK to 18/8 nor 18/10 Stainless Steel.

The Round Pan Shape is Right.

Unlike unwieldy rectangular pans with hard to clean corners, the
12 inch Round Pan (not including handles) is Thoughfully Designed 
To Fit IN Divided Sinks. To Fit IN Dishracks. To Fit IN Dishwashers.

The 12 Inch Diameter Pan Size is Right. 

Unlike typical broiler-roaster pans that are too big for everyday use,
 The 12 Inch Diameter Round Pan is  Perfect  For Most Households.

It holds Five 4 inch Diameter Hamburgers.
Eight 3 1/4 inch Diameter Hamburgers.  Four NY Strip Steaks.
A Beef Rib Roast for 8.  Half-a-Ham.  
An 11 Pound Turkey. 
A Pork Crown Roast with 14 Chops.  A Boston Butt Roast.

It's so Easy to Use and Clean, it's The Perfect
Cooking Pan for Singles and Couples, too.

 The Handles are Right.

Most broiler pans don't even have handles!

The Easy-to-Grip Handles are Welded to
The WaterBroiler-WaterRoaster Pan Where They Belong.

Some Foolish broiler pans have handles on the rack! 

This Pan Hangs Beautifully on Your Potrack for Daily Access.

"Used 11 times the first week! Helps my diet."

Common Roasting Pans and Common Professional Roasting Pans
Are Carelessly Fabricated with No-Handles or Dropped-Handles
which are difficult to lift-up 
without burning your fingers. 

Click the Next  Video For The Proof that You Can Now
 Broil & Grill Hamburgers Under Your Existing Oven Broiler with
 No Smoke! No Splatters! No Flare-ups! 
No Burned Drippings!
Watch the Fast Speed Video to the End to See How You Can
Turn Hamburgers  with my Forkula® Tongs Invention
 While The Pan is Still Under  Your Oven Broiler!

The Science Behind the Wonderful WaterBroiler-WaterRoaster Pan

The Science Behind This Simple Pan.

"Works just as described. My husband LOVES the
WaterBroiler Pan. Easy to Clean. Steaks were Great." 
"The WaterBroiler is fantastic! I am so glad I bought it."

"Perfect! Used for 1st time, Clean up a breeze.
Should have bought sooner!"

"Excellent time saving, taste enhancing product at excellent price!"

"Way better than that huge thing that came free with my stove! Love it."

"Unbelievable product, better than advertised."


Chef Pierre Franey says in The New York Times, 
"Recently I received an excellent piece of equipment for
broiling that works wonderfully, 
not only for broiling but for a
variety of things. 
It is called a WaterBroiler pan and rack."

"The Greatest Broiler-Roaster Pan

What a wonderful invention!
I never used my broiler because I hated the smoke, 
flare-ups,and worst of the pan afterwards!
Now that I have a WaterBroiler, I use my broiler all the time.
No smoke, No flare-ups, and clean-up is too easy!

Your broiler is one of the best tools you have to
cook, but most of us never use it!
With this pan you will use it a lot! I LOVE this pan!
Awesome results with the easiest clean-up ever!

I have purchased 3 of these awesome pans, and
I plan to buy more as they make wonderful gifts.
My hats off to Mr. Smithson and The Drannan WaterBroiler!"


By Lee Drannan Smithson, Scientist, Caterer, Inventor

For The First Time Ever, You Can 
Now Broil and Grill and Sear 

Hamburgers, Steaks, Lamb Chops, and Salmon

Under the Intense Heat of Your Oven Broiler
With No Smoke!  No Splatter! No Flare-ups. No Scrubbing Ever!

And Roast 

A Chicken, An 11 Pound Turkey, A Pork Loin,
A Prime Rib Roast, A Beef Tenderloin,
A Boston Butt Roast, A Fatty Duck,
A Leg of Lamb, or Bake Half-a-Ham
With No Smoke! No Splatter! No Flare-ups! No Scrubbing Ever!

And InstantlyTurn

Food Broiled and Grilled on This Unique Pan

While The Pan is Still Under Your Oven Broiler!

The Forkula® Tongs Make it Possible.

No More Chasing Hamburgers with a Pancake Spatula!

"It is a new experience to turn broiled food without having
to pull the pan out from under the broiler."

The Forkula® Works Equally Well as a Stand-Alone BBQ Tool.

I'm turning a hamburger with the Forkula® on a Weber Grill below.




The WaterBroiler® Pan - WaterRoaster™ Pan
WaterGrill™ Pan - UpsideDownGrill™ Pan 

Drannan Trademarks for The Versatile Two-Part 18/8 Stainless Steel
 Broiling Pan - Grilling Pan - Roasting Pan
And The Forkula® Tongs Inventions

 Are Registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The Pan, The Grill Rack, and The Tongs are
Made of Easy Cleaning 100% 18/8 Stainless Steel
To Last Beautifully for Generations.

  All Three Pieces Clean Beautifully in Your Dishwasher, too.

Here's The Lovable $75 Solution to Your

Broiling And Grilling And Roasting And Turning Problems.




Before I Can Begin to Prove that my Cooking Invention Will
Solve All Your Hateful Broiling, Grilling, and Roasting
Smoking, Splattering, Flaming, and Scrubbing Problems,
You Need to Know The Cause of Those Problems
That Has Escaped the Notice of Most American Cooks,
Most America Chefs, Most American Food Authorities. 


You may also mail a check or money order for
$75.00 ($65 plus $10 Postage) to
Drannan Cookware Co.
136 S. Dutoit Street
Dayton OH 45402
Ohio Residents should Add 7.5% Sales Tax ($5.78 for each set). 

Toll Free Phone:  1-800-227-7066.

Feel Free To Phone If You Have Any Questions.
I Enjoy Talking to my Customers and Potential Customers.

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Copyright © 1975-2020 by Lee Drannan Smithson. All rights reserved.

Everything About That 'Free' Broiler Pan is Wrong!
Wrong Rack.  Wrong Metal.  Wrong Shape.  Wrong Size.

I made that discovery in 1967 by simply watching three
hamburgers broil on that hateful free broiler pan above.

Why Did I Watch Three Hamburgers Broil? 

My chemical research revealed that carcinogenic compounds can 
form when organic (carbon containing) compounds are burned.
All Living Things Contain Essential Carbon Compounds!
I Quit Outdoor Grilling to Avoid Carcinogenic Burned Drippings.

I Started Broiling on that broiler pan that came free with my oven.

But, Broiling on That Pan was No Better than Grilling.
I was about to give up on broiling and go back to grilling when
I decided to See if anything could be done to Improve Broiling.

Since the First Rule of the Scientific Method is Observation,
I pulled up a stool to my wall oven with a stopwatch in hand, and
I watched 3 hamburgers broil for 5 minutes, and 47 Seconds.

Here's What I Saw.  And, Didn't See. That Changed my Life.

Virtually ALL the Broiling Smoke, Splatter, and Flare-ups
Came From Drippings that Puddled on That Cheap
Perforated Sheet Metal Rack With a Few Inane Drip Holes.

Virtually No Smoke, No Splatter, No Flare-ups
Directly from the Hamburgers!
I could barely restrain myself from Shouting, Eureka!!!

Since the Common Broiler Pan Itself is
The Cause of All Broiling Problems,
It was Easy to Deduce that All Roasting Problems
Are Caused By Common Roasting Pans made of
"Good" Heat Conducting Metals like Aluminum,
Black Porcelain Steel and Clad Metals which Quickly
Get HOT and Burn the Drippings into Black Char.

Those Discoveries Led to my Invention of The World's 
First Smoke-Free! 
Splatter-Free! Flame-Free! Scrub-Free!
Broiling Pan. Grilling Pan. Roasting Pan.

 My invention is Trademarked in
The United States Patent and Trademark Office as
The WaterBroiler® Pan - WaterRoaster™ Pan.
My First Ad was in Gourmet, October 1975.




Before I Can Convince You That You Can Now
Grill Under The Intense Heat of Your Existing Oven Broiler,

You Need to Know The Difference

In Broiling and Grilling that has
Escaped The Notice of Most American
Cooks, Chefs, and Food Authorities.

Did You Know?

Only Americans and Canadians Say,

"Broil - Broiling - Broiled - Broiler - Under The Broiler."
'The Broiler' is the Top Heating Element of an Oven!

The Rest of the English Speaking World Says,
"Grill - Grilling - Grilled - Griller - Under The Grill."
'The Grill' is The Top Heating Element of An Oven!

  In Only The United States and Canada,
Grilling is Outdoor Cooking Over an Intense Fire.

Broiling is Indoor Cooking Under an Intense Oven Broiler.

'The Broiler' is The Top Heating Element of an Oven!

'The Grill' is an Outdoor Flaming, Smoking Cooking Device.
'A Grill' is a Metal Framework Used to Hold Food when
Grilling Over a Fire! At least, that is what it used to be!

American Grilling and Broiling Produce Similar Results.

They Both Use Intense Searing Heat. In Effect,

Grilling is Upside Down Broiling!
 The Heat is Below the Food. An Unhealthy place to be!

Broiling is Upside Down Grilling!
The Heat is Above the Food. A Healthy place to be!

 In a marketing ploy to sell 'Grills' which are Not Grills,

American Cooks Have Been Bamboozled!

Common 'Grill Pans' are Smoky Frying Pans, NOT Grills.

Wimpy 120 Volt Counter-Hogging Indoor Grills Can't
 Compete with The Intense Heat of an Outdoor Grill Nor
The Intense Heat of A 240 Volt Electric or Gas Oven Broiler.
Intense Heat is Required to Sear Steaks and Hamburgers.

The Electric Broiling Element in my Bosch Oven Broiler
Reaches an Intense 922°F -- The Perfect Searing Device.

Ann Heller, Food Editor of the Dayton Daily News,  says,  

"Dayton inventor's WaterBroiler and Forkula
make life easier for home cooks."
"Lee Drannan Smithson calls himself a scientist. An inventor.
caterer. Add to that minimalist and iconoclast --
for in his kitchen, the 
former chemist smashes some of
the prevailing wisdom 
of home cooks.

Home is the 1869 Bossler Mansion in St. Anne's Hill, a
30 room house 
that would have had servants to do the cooking
when it was built. Smithson, a bachelor, is the ultimate quick cook.
His idea of cooking is to unwrap the meat and put it on the pan
and tuck it into the oven. "It takes me all of 3 minutes," he says,
"And that includes cleaning the pan."
Make that The Pan.
For the pan that he designed, trademarked and has been 
selling for 30 years is the secret to his success in the kitchen.
He calls it a WaterBroiler, which does double duty as a WaterRoaster.
  Designed to eliminate smoke, splatter, flare-ups and tedious scrubbing,
it is a two-part pan that looks so simple, it invites skepticism. 

He had become disenchanted with grilling because of the
carcinogens that can be produced, and he turned to broiling
but "that was a mess and a chore" because of the broiler pan.
"The old-style broiler pan is the problem," he says.
"The smoke comes from the rack, not the meat," he says.

Being a scientist, he decided to find a better way and developed the
WaterBroiler. Smithson says the pan works because of science."



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RBTemp posted the following unpaid review.

"I LOVE the WaterBroiler Pan.  It made a great cook out of me."
"Why are you keeping this wonderful product such a secret?"

"I can't believe it.  The best results I've ever had, and I'm a darned
 good cook. I don't know how I've lived this long without this pan.
Not a word of hype or exaggeration.  I've never seen anything
to beat this."   Mrs. O'Brien, Boca Raton, Florida. 

"The WaterBroiler Pan is Fantastic.  A Must Have Item."
"Fantastic product.  Cooked the best hamburgers ever."
"Cooked the best roast chicken we have ever eaten."

"I cooked four Cornish game hens for Christmas.
We've never tasted juicier poultry."

"My wife's favorite pan."  Larry F. Byard 

"I LOVE this pan. Awesome Results with
the Easiest Clean-up Ever."

Got it. Used it. Cleaned it. Loved It. Worth Every Penny."

"For the tired husband who is forced to do the pots and pans,
it's the greatest invention since the wheel.  I can't help but feel that
any household that hasn't your WaterBroiler Pan is missing a real bet.
I cheer you everytime I do the pots and pans.
  Robert L. Hays, Cleveland, Ohio

"It's the greatest cooking invention since the stove."
"Why doesn't the whole world know about this pan?"

Here's The Broiler Pan of The Past 100 Years
That is The Cause of All Hateful Broiling Problems.
That Pan is THE PROBLEM. Not Broiling.

Barbara Flanagan says in Flanagan's Smart Home,
The 98 Essentials for Starting Out, Starting Over, Scaling Back

"The broiling pan of the future is here,

its design informed by Lee Drannan Smithson's conviction:

The broiling process is not inherently brutal, but is,
in fact, a peaceful cooking technique made 
violent and disgusting by "ill-conceived" pans.

In 1975, a new kind of broiler pan was quietly launched by
Lee Drannan Smithson, a chemist now living in Dayton, Ohio.

He trademarked his invention, a deceptively simple device, as
The WaterBroiler®-WaterRoaster™ and has been selling it to
consumers, one by one, 
via direct mail and website ever since.

Its simplicity only dramatizes its success, which comes
from not doing what other pans have done.

After a pan full of burgers or chicken legs has been
broiling for a while, the first surprise is silence.  No splashing,
no burbling, no sizzling, no screeching of the smoke alarm. 

When the meat is done, it tastes the way it looks,
like ad copy always says: moist on the inside, crisp
on the outside.  Afterwards, the pan needs no scouring, 

just a trip through the dishwasher's regular cycle. 

That his innovation has not become a mainstream commercial
product, ubiquitous as the colander, explains a lot about design.

Unless the product can sell itself, by looking like what it's
supposed to look like, it can't compete in the big marketplace.
A product that needs explaining, like his, is a hard sell.

And that's part of its charm. It reminds you that the big companies
don't have all the answers after all. The inventor/entrepreneur
 is still alive and well, 
cooking silent burgers in Ohio."