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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.

It’s Fall, 2018: Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 16 days ago

Summer's over; let's continue the conversation here for the new season. Older posts: — Part I - https://www.chow...


Angelus2013 commented 20 hours ago

Give Me Your Scratched, Your Chipped, Your Dented, Yearning...

by kaleokahu 2 days ago

OK, so I remembered that someone here recently asked what a 30-year-old Le Creuset ECI would look like. I finally go...


kaleokahu commented 1 day ago

Used copper pot, let's talk about tinning.

by TJFRANCE 5 days ago

I often see announcements of copper pots that condition: "no lack of tin", "tin in place", "tin natural oxidation, n...


TJFRANCE commented 4 days ago

What cookware have you fallen out of love with?

by CaliforniaJoseph 12 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...


Angelus2013 commented 5 days ago

2018 End of Summer Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 3 months ago

Let's continue the conversation here. For the previous discussions follow the links below. — Part I - https://www....

The Chowhound Team

The Chowhound Team commented 16 days ago

Riddle, copper cookware, look for the mistake?!

by TJFRANCE 29 days ago

Hello everyone, The pages of advice are always good to study but the problem is that many people might think that eve...


TJFRANCE commented 26 days ago

new vs old cast iron on a glass cooktop?

by jpayne80 6 years ago

I'm a cast iron cooking virgin. This past weekend my project was to strip my 10" Wagner, 2 - 8" Wagners, and 6.5" unb...


UrbanLegend777 commented 28 days ago

About Cast Iron: Amount of brain iron used to predict Alzheimer's

by Hiracer 1 month ago

QUOTE: To curb the dementia epidemic, focus is shifting to one of the most abundant elements on Earth: iron. Th...


Hiracer commented 1 month ago

How to restore a McClary Dutch oven

by Nyleve 1 month ago

Picked this up at a garage sale last weekend for $2. Some dumbo painted the thing black on the exterior with faux fol...


Nyleve commented 1 month ago

Cleaning a cast iron

by nuraman00 4 months ago

I have a 17" deep dish cast iron. I've only used it 3rd time. After using it for the 3rd time, there was a lot of...


nuraman00 commented 1 month ago

Old Cast Iron Waffle Maker

by Fresh_Fit_Light 8 months ago

I searched but I couldn't find any similar posts. I have an Old Cast Iron Waffle Maker. I bought it because I had g...


madactivist commented 1 month ago

need help identifying enameled cast iron cookware

by Weeweaver 8 years ago

Hi folks, I just picked up a lot of what I think is pretty old enameled cast iron cookware. It's all made by the same...


RoseSwift commented 1 month ago

Le Creuset Indigo vs. Staub Marin?

by SherTN 1 month ago

Can anyone tell me how close these two colors compare? I don't have stores locally that have these brands; even if I ...


drrayeye commented 1 month ago

Enameled Cast Iron - need the final word on seasoning

by matchswain 8 years ago

Hello all, My apologies for the long post. After years of envy, I've slowly accumulated a few pieces of enamele...


JordanZelinger commented 2 months ago

Waffleburger waffle iron "review"

by Sirrith 3 years ago

Hi all, just wanted to write a little something about this great waffle iron. I was searching for vintage wagner/...


gusto_33 commented 2 months ago

De Buyer Mineral B - Seasoning Issue

by tdhummel 2 months ago

Hi all: so, I'm new to both Chowhound and seasoning, so I hope you'll forgive any glaring errors or gaps in the knowl...


CHSeifert commented 2 months ago

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

by Iluvcooking 8 months ago

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


Angelus2013 commented 2 months ago

Another CI failure?

by RickRson 2 months ago

Hello. New here and relatively new to CI use. I've read some posts and tried rehabbing this skillet but not much succ...

tim irvine

tim irvine commented 2 months ago