agarose2000 is a convert to cooking all things meat in a cast iron pan, saying the results are consistent and flavorful. greenstate says because cast iron gets so hot, and heats so uniformly, it makes the best Yorkshire pudding. FoodFuser says cornbread baked in cast iron comes out with a crunchy base; pour the batter into a very hot, greased pan. MMRuth uses hers for tarte Tatin.
emerilcantcook thinks frittatas cook beautifully in cast iron, and several hounds say it’s great for potatoes. BeefeaterRocks can’t imagine making home fries in anything else. cassoulady cooks potatoes au gratin and potato pancakes in cast iron.