Cast Iron

can cast iron warp?


Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Cookware 2

can cast iron warp?

Cliocooks | Jan 29, 2012 08:13 AM

I have a le Creuset quiche pan I got over twenty years ago. It's not ceramic, but enameled cast iron just like their dutch ovens. I noticed recently that it doesn't sit quite flat on the counter--it rocks a bit. I don't think it was always like this.

It's not a big deal, the pan is still perfectly usable. But I am wondering how it happened, and if there's any way to flatten it again. I'm guessing there's not, short of installing a blacksmith's forge.

I use it in the oven, of course, and I think I might have actually used it on the stovetop a time or two, figuring that apart from the shape it's really no different than any other le creuset.

Any theories?

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound