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.

Macy's Recalls Martha Stewart Collection Enamel Cast Iron Casseroles Due to Laceration and Burn Hazard

by riverwalk 7 years ago

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11308.html Release #11-308 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 257-5949 C...


medlar commented 14 days ago

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Cen/E-Wok/WS Artisian Wok...?

by toddster63 15 days ago

Anyone have a Cen Brothers (E-Wok) or Williams Sonoma Artisian wok they want to part with? Any condition considered...!

A bit of copper decoration for the house?

by TJFRANCE 20 days ago

Some copper pots to clean to decorate the house. Are you coming to help me rub? lollllllllllll https://youtu.be/6...


TJFRANCE commented 16 days ago

What's wrong with lid-on skillet cooking for meat?

by leca 3 years ago

I've always been a grill-master but over the last year I have been experimenting cooking traditional grill items like...


GH1618 commented 19 days ago

Cookware Small Talk - The Spring 2018 'Bird of Paradise' Edition

by damiano 2 months ago

Let's start a new thread. What is on your mind these days cookware people? Is it the Lacor paella pan you've been eye...


damiano commented 21 days ago

High Heat w/ Cast Iron Enamel

by BwinCA 1 month ago

Hi, Manufacturers of cast iron enamel cookware recommend that you don't use anything higher than medium heat, or e...


JustCharlie commented 27 days ago

Seasoning Enameled Cast Iron

by philly888 8 years ago

I just bought my first piece of enameled cast iron, a Le Creuset 5.5 QT Round French Oven. Now, I know both Le Creuse...


seefoo commented 27 days ago

Who bakes bread in a saucier?

by Hiracer 1 month ago

Well, as I of tonight, I do. I have the hobby of milling older grains like Kamut, spelt, emmer, rye, farro, etc., ...


OaklandGal commented 28 days ago

How to Use Cast Iron Simmer Plate/Heat Diffuser

by rp17 1 month ago

Can anyone explain the best way to use these? I have a cast iron one by the same manufacturer as my stove, which the...


rp17 commented 1 month ago

US Made Cast Iron/Carbon Steel Company

by cast_iron_fan 1 month ago

Have you heard of Marquette Castings? Their website says they are based out of Michigan and they just launched their...


seefoo commented 1 month ago

Use cast iron pot on gas grill?

by Cattie 9 years ago

Hi everyone! Does anyone know if you can use a cast iron pot (I have a Le Creuset) on an outdoor gas grill? I ca...


allbri commented 1 month ago

How old is my cast iron Dutch oven?

by greygarious 8 years ago

I bought it around 40 yrs ago at a flea market - obviously used. The interior was well-seasoned but there was a litt...


mrsbkr6 commented 1 month ago

If you could only use cookware of one design philosophy, what would it be?

by Iluvcooking 1 month ago

It seems that within almost every post the same sub-discussions always happen: "Don't bother with X, Y is better....


mrswhit commented 1 month 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,...


JustCharlie commented 2 months ago

Hazan’s Ragu (Bolognese)—What cookware?

by Iluvcooking 2 months ago

She recommends using earthenware, ECI, or heavy bottomed pots. I don’t own any stove-safe earthenware. I could ha...


Iluvcooking commented 2 months ago

Enameled Cast Iron- Staub, Lodge or Le Creuset?

by Vetter 9 years ago

I want a big dutch oven that I can use for years and years in a cheery color. I don't want to settle for a cheaper pr...


seefoo commented 2 months ago

Any idea about age or make of this pan?

by DemarisJewelry 2 months ago

Hi, just picked this cast iron pan up at the TreasureFest in San Francisco. Only has a number 8 and a small F. It's 3...


odkaty commented 2 months ago

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...


Montatriot commented 2 months ago