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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.

Cast iron leaves food and towels black! HELP!

by ramas 12 years ago

I purchased a cast iron frying pan (don't yell at me) at Wal-mart. I've wanted one for a long time for frying eggs. I...


Steph2888 commented 4 minutes ago

Cast Iron Identification/value

by CaitlinS 1 day ago

Hi all, Wondering if anyone can identify any of these cast iron pieces or if any are rare/good value. Thanks in ad...


alexrander commented 3 hours ago

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Cast iron skillet identification

by Kodawolf 20 hours ago

I have two unmarked number 8 cast iron skillets that belonged to my grandmother and I would like to inquire if anyone...

It’s Fall, 2018: Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 2 months ago

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


drrayeye commented 4 days ago

Lodge Sportsman Grill seasoning

by bloodboy 4 days ago

I found the guide in this thread by the user acmorris and it seems outstanding. I am going to try it in the next week...


bloodboy commented 4 days ago

Used copper pot, let's talk about tinning.

by TJFRANCE 2 months ago

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


TJFRANCE commented 7 days ago

Disinfecting & Cleaning Cast Iron after rat infestation

by denisegk 10 days ago

We got rats in our attic and a couple eventually found their way out of the walls/ceiling and into my kitchen. I KNOW...


IowaInquisitive commented 7 days ago

Personal Cast Iron Dilemma; To keep my moms old pans or start my own legacy?

by Sammers510 10 days ago

I inherited 2 lodge cast iron skillets (10" &12") from my mother after her passing a few years ago. It was a small th...


medlar commented 8 days ago

Brandani Cast Iron Pan

by Libranflight 12 months ago

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


Wimbles commented 9 days ago

Cast Iron Pizza

by HungryMike23 10 days ago

I'm ever in search of the best pizza recipe to give me a thick-ish pan-like crust that is crispy and delicious. Have ...


ricepad commented 10 days ago

Non-enamelled Cast Iron for Slow-cooking with wine/tomatoes

by babyraccoon 10 days ago

I have a lovely induction cooker with a variable central ring. Unfortunately - that ring doesn't recognize my Staub 2...


drrayeye commented 10 days ago

Adding some carbon steel skillets?

by CanadianCook 1 year ago

Hello all, this is my first post and thanks for adding me to the group! I am an at home cook that likes to cook as he...


gotsmack commented 15 days ago

cheap cast iron pans in vancouver?

by dali1980 3 years ago

im looking for a cast iron pans in vancouver. Who has the best prices?? thanks


alexrander commented 17 days ago

Paderno cookware

by jemberlin 23 days ago

Anyone here have Paderno cookware that they've purchased somewhat recently? Canadian Tire here in Canada has a great ...


alexrander commented 23 days ago

Alternatives to Transferring Pan to Oven

by EliM 27 days ago

Hi everyone! I'm new to Chowhound. Thanks in advance for your help! My girlfriend's grandparents are visiting us ...


PSRaT commented 27 days ago

Kotai hibachi vs Lodge Sportsman (or both?)

by bloodboy 30 days ago


rasputina commented 29 days ago

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

by kaleokahu 2 months ago

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


randallhank commented 2 months ago

What cookware have you fallen out of love with?

by CaliforniaJoseph 1 year 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 2 months ago

2018 End of Summer Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 5 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 2 months ago