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Everything You Need to Know About Cast-Iron Skillets


September 6, 2019 Home By

Cast-iron skillets are essential in any kitchen. They’re an investment piece that can last a lifetime (and then some) if you take care of them properly. We’ve rounded up some of our best how-to guides, recipes and tips to give you a complete reader on cast-iron skillets.


The Best Cast-Iron Skillets You Can Buy in 2019
The Best Cast-Iron Skillets You Can Buy in 2019

This definitive guide explores everything you need to know about cast-iron cookware, including the best skillets for every type of cook.

5 Accessories to Get More Out of Your Cast-Iron Skillet
5 Accessories to Get More Out of Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Everyone knows cast-iron skillets need a bit more TLC than the rest of your pans. This is what you need to keep them looking great, and then some.

The 20 Best Things to Cook with a Cast-Iron Skillet
The 20 Best Things to Cook with a Cast-Iron Skillet

The limits of a cast-iron skillet are typically one of two things: a general lack of imagination or foods with exceptionally high acidity. This guide fixes one of these things.

Which Oil Should You Use to Season a Cast-Iron Skillet? Four Experts Weigh In
Which Oil Should You Use to Season a Cast-Iron Skillet? Four Experts Weigh In

No one can seem to agree on how we should season our cast-iron skillets. Can we agree on what to season them with?

Having Problems Seasoning Your Cast-Iron Skillet? This Method Is Faster and Easier.
Having Problems Seasoning Your Cast-Iron Skillet? This Method Is Faster and Easier.

The single largest drawback to owning and cooking on cast-iron skillets is the application and maintenance of seasoning.

The Complete Buying Guide to Lodge Cast-Iron Skillets and Cookware
The Complete Buying Guide to Lodge Cast-Iron Skillets and Cookware

From skillets that go for $10 to vintage pieces from 100 years ago, this is everything you need to know about Lodge's enormous catalog of cast-iron cookware.

3 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Cast-Iron Skillet
3 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Be patient, avoid acid, skip the eggs & more.

Your Guide to Cast-Iron Skillet Sizes, and How to Choose the Right One
Your Guide to Cast-Iron Skillet Sizes, and How to Choose the Right One

If you're scratching your head over which skillet size is right for you, fret not. Picking the right one is as easy as pie.

3 Tips to Making Pie in a Cast-Iron Skillet, the Right Way
3 Tips to Making Pie in a Cast-Iron Skillet, the Right Way

Aluminum and tin are great conductors of heat, but they're terrible insulators. Which means the best pie vessel is one you already have: a cast-iron skillet.

Is There a Wrong Way to Clean a Skillet? Cast Iron Experts Weigh In
Is There a Wrong Way to Clean a Skillet? Cast Iron Experts Weigh In

Hint: you're probably doing too much.

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