Cast Iron

Cast-iron cooking requires some expertise, from learning to season your pan to finding the best recipes. Chowhounds discuss it all here, plus favorite brands and places to buy cast-iron cookware.

The Field Skillet Reviews?

by BobChow 1 year ago

I am looking at the Field Cast Iron Skillet by the Field Company as seen on Kickstarter. Does anyone have experience...


erica commented 5 hours ago

Cast iron/carbon steel skillet with aluminium/copper base

by rbt92 3 days ago

Hi folks, I'm in the process of buying a new skillet and came across an idea: cast iron and carbon steel can be se...


joethesmith commented 2 days ago

Cleaning/caring for cast iron WITHOUT using paper towels?

by happy_c 9 years ago

Sorry for starting yet another cast iron thread, but my search didn't turn up an answer to my particular question. I'...


JustCharlie commented 3 days ago

Carbon steel skillet to replace my underused wok...

by uztnus 13 days ago

I have an induction cooktop at home, and gas stoves are very uncommon where I live (Germany). I bought a flat bottome...


allbri commented 6 days ago

Coating on wok

by redhanky 7 days ago

What is the coating on a new wok made of? I didn’t know it was there and can now see we must have eaten some of it. ...


NE_Wombat commented 7 days ago

How old is my cast iron skillet?

by FScarrie 7 years ago

Got this 10 inch skillet at an antique store in Leavenworth, KS about 5 years ago. It was pretty rusty when I got it,...


alexrander commented 7 days ago

What cookware have you fallen out of love with?

by CaliforniaJoseph 6 months ago

What cookware or tools did you once love, but now aren't that important to you? What were you once into? In the 1...


ReeseLee commented 8 days ago

No Knead Bread Vessels

by Libranflight 5 months ago

Like many, I got an ECI dutch oven because of the "no-knead bread" craze. I then heard why EH may or may not be bett...


MacGuffin commented 9 days ago

Is a vintage Lodge cast iron skillet better than a new one??

by Ritcheyd 6 years ago

There are so many cast iron skillet posts, I hope this doesn't get lost but I haven't seen my question addressed. I w...


BigG commented 18 days ago

Why I chose Staub over Le Creuset as a new cook

by dborlando 2 months ago

At 50, I finally got the courage to learn how to cook, and the initial experience has been both daunting and rewardin...


seefoo commented 20 days ago

Le Creuset

by susanrdrgz 27 days ago

Just curious as to how many people on here will be cooking Easter dinner in Le Creuset or Staub?


susanrdrgz commented 21 days ago

Cookware - Arthrtis

by mobiledynamics 23 days ago

OT, but just seeing mom yearly as she get's older, hands weaker, arthritis, body pains, etc. Some of my cookware is g...


wekick commented 22 days ago

Does anybody want my $300 Griswold cast iron pan?

by helena143 3 months ago

Guys, I have been trying to cook with a cast iron skillet for years now and I have yet to find one that cooks well. I...


rasputina commented 22 days ago

Does cooking in a cast iron pan add much iron to your diet?

by BluPlateSpec 23 days ago

How much extra iron does using a cast iron pan add to your diet? Would using a carbon steel pan add any iron?


JustCharlie commented 23 days ago

Rusty cast iron handle on copper fry pan

by OaklandGal 29 days ago

After returning two lovely matfer bourgeat 28 copper fry pans from amazon, I finally found one on eBay for less than ...


Hiracer commented 24 days ago

Hand-me-down cast iron

by Roxismom 1 month ago

I just picked up 3 skillets and a dutch oven from my Dad. It looks like they are seasoned to a point but everytime I ...


CaliforniaJoseph commented 1 month ago

Which 5 (or 8, or 10) Pieces of Cookware?

by Iluvcooking 2 months ago

If you had the opportunity to start your collection all over again, knowing what you know now, what 5 pieces would yo...


Iluvcooking commented 1 month ago

New Cast Iron Skillet

by ShifraBaila 1 month ago

I recently purchased two new large cast iron skillets. After viewing a number of youtube "how to season cast Iron po...


alexrander commented 1 month ago

Brandani Cast Iron Pan

by Libranflight 4 months ago

Found at TJ Maxx, wondering if anyone has any input on use, performance and care. Thanks!


bevsxrs commented 2 months ago

Griswold #10 Tite Top Dutch Oven

by RUVONNED 2 years ago

I have a Griswold Dutch Oven with Lid. cast 10 Iron Pat D March 16 20 just wondering what it's value might be? Than...


neparker commented 2 months ago