Seasoning cast iron is a process and it is literally the foundation on which you cook your food. It is critically important to prolong the longevity of your cookware and protects it from the elements, namely moisture.
If you ask 5 cast iron enthusiasts how to season cast iron, then you will probably get six answers. And, if you ask the right person, he or she may have six answers all on their own!
Most likely, each answer is partially correct and will get you a pretty darn good foundation to cook on.
Many people read or hear about cast iron cookware and are surprised to find that there are various types available. You may have decided that you want to begin cooking with cast iron pots and pans but you may not know where to begin.
While bare, uncoated cast iron and enameled cast iron cookware do have similar features and provide comparable benefits, there are a few key differences to note when deciding to purchase the cookware. The goal of this post is to compare Enameled Cast Iron vs Cast Iron.
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The use of cast iron for cookware is centuries old and many of the vintage pieces can still be used today. For example, cast iron Dutch ovens were used by the settlers of the United States as they traveled westward. Without their wood burning stoves, the camp Dutch oven provided a way for the travelers to cook their meals over an open fire.
To be considered an excellent cook, you need to be able to have a certain versatility in the kitchen that allows you to make a wide array of different meals. In order to do that, you need to be able to reach in your arsenal of cookware and pull out the correct tool to complete [...]
So you’ve done the research, you looked at the pros and cons of all the cooking materials and surfaces that you can choose from, and you’ve decided that cast iron is the best fit for you. Want to find out why? Click here. But what do you do now? Surely you can’t just continue cooking [...]