Cast Iron

Brewing tea in a cast iron pot is probably the oldest method still in use today. In fact, I don’t think there’s a method older than cast iron outside of ceramic pots. It has been around for hundreds of years, with its birth in Japan during the Sencha period. These pots have been known for [...]

Cast Iron will last pretty much forever. You can use it on the stove top, in the oven, on your grill, and even right into the coals of a campfire. And that’s just cast iron for cooking. There are tons of cast iron tools out there, some relatively new and some really old.  Maybe you [...]

Buying cast iron cookware can feel overwhelming. There are so many options out there, with such a wide price range. It can be tough to decide what’s best to fit your needs. While some people will go to a store to try to find the perfect cast iron pan, I found that when I visited [...]

Finding rust on a beloved or forgotten piece of cast iron can be an unpleasant experience. Maybe it’s a piece that has been in your family for a while and everyone forgot. Maybe you finally cleaned out that back cupboard in the kitchen and found an old cast iron skillet that you haven’t used in ages. No [...]

Sturdy loop handles allow the Dutch oven to move easily from the stovetop to the oven Do you love a freshly-baked loaf of bread? Of course you do! Bread always tastes better when it’s fresh out of the oven. Instead of heading to the supermarket for a loaf of “fresh baked” bread that has probably [...]

When you’re cooking with fire, there’s a chance you could get burned! To minimize this risk and keep your hands and arms from sustaining injury, you’re going to want a quality pair of oven mitts. If you frequently cook with a cast iron pan (read about Wagner ware cast iron), it’s a good idea to [...]

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