Cast Iron

The weather isn’t cooperating, or you don’t have a grill. But you’re craving that perfectly seared steak dinner. What’s the best way to cook your steak on the stove? Use one of the pans on my list to make a pan-seared steak. Spoiler alert! My favorite is the Lodge Cast Iron Grill Pan. You can [...]

Updated November 8th, 2018 – Cast iron skillets are one of the most versatile and durable kitchen tools you can own as a cook. They are an affordable alternative to stainless steel, and they also let you reap the benefits of nonstick pans without the short shelf life. Don’t want to read any further? Check [...]

There’s a lot of debate surrounding the best way to clean cast iron skillets. Do you use soap? Can you clean with oil? Should you even clean it at all? Part of this debate stems from the fact that how you should clean your cast iron griddle depends on how dirty it is after you’ve [...]

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 [...]

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