Cast iron is much older than America; in fact, the use of cast iron in cooking goes back as far as 600 A.D. or earlier, but there is something unmistakably American about its aesthetic—think Oregon Trail and the American West.
That’s a fact not lost on Lodge, the oldest family-owned cast iron cookware manufacturer in America, who just introduced a commemorative cast iron skillet emblazoned with “Rosie the Riveter” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the historic 19th Amendment (women’s right to vote in America).
who died just this past week at the age of 95.The limited-edition skillet, which also coincides with Women’s History Month, pays tribute to Rosie, a modern American folk character and symbol of feminism, female empowerment, and American ingenuity. Rosie was herself an homage to the women who kept the economy afloat working in factories and shipyards during WWII and was loosely based off of Rosalind P. Walter, an American activist and philanthropist
The 10.25-inch pre-seasoned cast iron skillet is part of the brand’s ongoing Made in America series which includes a previously released skillet marked with a bald eagle and another with the American flag. Lodge’s Rosie the Riveter cast iron skillet is now available directly through the website for $19.20, in honor of the year the amendment was signed.
The Rosie skillet is pre-seasoned and ready to handle whatever steaks, burgers, chicken, or fish you can throw at it.Buy Now
The first release in Lodge’s Made in America series, this 10-inch skillet sports Old Glory waving proudly underneath.Buy Now
America’s national bird just looks right chiseled into this hunk of handsome cast iron (last year’s Made in America offering).Buy Now
Header image courtesy of Lodge.