How to Season a Cast Iron Griddle

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Cast iron griddles, like all cast iron, require seasoning. Seasoning is simply oil or fats applied to the cast iron and baked into the cast iron. Cast iron is porous; once heated, the pores open, allowing the oil to soak in. Eventually, this will make cast iron non-stick and adds additional flavor to whatever is … Read more

Beer Batter Cheesy Bread in Cast Iron Skillet – Recipe

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Beer battered cheesy bread in cast iron is a simple yet delicious recipe. The best thing about this recipe is that are many variations you can try. You can switch up the flour, the herbs, the cheese, or the beer. This is an affordable recipe to make so trying out different variations doesn’t break the … Read more

How To Deglaze a Cast Iron Skillet

Deglazing is a fundamental cooking technique that is used to make sauces and gravies. Deglazing also infuses additional flavors into your food. Deglazing should not be done in a non-stick pan because an acidic base will not amalgamate properly and the food will not brown as well as in a cast iron or carbon steel … Read more

Blueberry Jalapeño Cornbread in Cast Iron Skillet Recipe

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Look no further if you are looking for an easy cast iron skillet recipe bursting with flavor. This recipe combines three of the five flavor profiles in a unique and fun way. The natural sweetness of the cornmeal balances the heat of the jalapenos. You can even add sugar to the cornbread for additional sweetness. … Read more

How To Season a Cast Iron Wok

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There are several methods to choose from when seasoning a cast iron wok. Generally, when a wok is purchased, it comes with a coat of factory seasoning. This seasoning primarily protects the wok from damage during the shipping process. To season the wok for cooking purposes there are three different ways to season a cast … Read more

Can Cast Iron Skillets Go From Fridge to Oven?

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Whether you can move cast iron between the fridge (or freezer) and a hot cooking surface is a debatable question. If you do cursory research, you will find varying answers. In truth, cast iron can go from the fridge to the oven in certain circumstances but precautions are necessary. Cast iron is designed to cook … Read more

Can You Cook Tomatoes in a Cast Iron Skillet?

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This question, like most culinary questions, is a hot-button issue in the kitchen. There are those who say that you can and those who say absolutely no way can you cook acidic food in cast iron. The common counterargument is that the tomatoes will taste “metallic” after being cooked in cast iron. I know from … Read more

How To Store Cast Iron Pans Long Term

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Cast iron cookware is the workhorse of the kitchen. But, cast iron is much more to many people. Cast iron is generally considered a prized possession or a family heirloom. No other cookware lasts as long as cast iron, which can last generations. So, if you have your favorite skillet in your kitchen, why not … Read more