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.

De Buyer Mineral B - Seasoning Issue

by tdhummel 5 days 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 days ago

2018 End of Summer Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 1 month ago

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


kaleokahu commented 3 days ago

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

by Iluvcooking 5 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 4 days ago

Another CI failure?

by RickRson 9 days ago

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

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tim irvine commented 8 days ago

Using stainless instead of cast iron for a cobbler?

by AmyH 5 years ago

I don't own a cast iron skillet and really don't want to buy one. I'm running out of storage space and I'm really try...


1banjo2 commented 8 days ago

Your preferred pan for stews, chillis & soups?

by CHSeifert 10 days ago

I have read different opinions and still am not quite sure what I think is the best option for my stews, chilli’s and...


gooster commented 8 days ago

Falk Handles - Cast Iron v. Stainless

by Politiceaux 18 days ago

I'm considering a few Falk pieces and have engaged in this internal debate. I prefer the traditional CI aesthetic but...


alexrander commented 18 days ago

Brandani Cast Iron Pan

by Libranflight 8 months ago

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


Libranflight commented 20 days ago

Cleaning a cast iron

by nuraman00 2 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...


ad7yn commented 26 days ago

Cleaning Bluestar cast iron top grates

by johnb 6 years ago

Looking for help! I've had my Bluestar now for about six years and of course it gets dirty. I've tried various meth...


OaklandGal commented 1 month ago

Mystery Le Creuset Cast Iron Set

by Asteria214 2 months ago

Recently my mom happened upon an estate sale where a woman was selling various cookware sets. She lucked up on a 6 pi...


BigG commented 2 months ago

Testing (debunking?) the flaxseed method for seasoning cast iron

by Modemac 7 years ago

As you know, the idea of using flaxseed oil to season a cast iron pan became known far and wide after Cook's Illustra...


Salsawood commented 2 months ago

getting cornbread out of cast-iron skillet?

by JessicaSophia 14 years ago

I made cornbread for the first time in my cast-iron skillet, and took some earlier 'hound advice about heating the sk...


BigG commented 2 months ago

Enameled Cast Iron- Staub, Lodge or Le Creuset?

by Vetter 10 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...


drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Cast-iron skillet - inside walls are bumpy

by buzzy715 9 years ago

So I'm hoping someone can help with an ongoing issue I'm having with my cast-iron skillet. I have a 12" Lodge Logic s...


seefoo commented 2 months ago

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 3 months ago

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

by toddster63 3 months 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 3 months ago

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


TJFRANCE commented 3 months 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 3 months ago