In order to cook properly in cast iron skillets, you need layers of seasoning. This is a step by step guide in how to obtain the proper seasoning for your cast iron skillet.
Cast iron skillets are one of the most popular kitchen tools and at times, intimidating. Cleaning, seasoning, and proper maintenance can be overwhelming and time consuming. The reward in proper cast iron care, is very fulfilling. Especially when the cast iron is handed down to the next generation for memories. To maintain cast iron, a […]
A few years ago, I was helping my father-in-law with kitchen organization. When I was pulling out one of the drawers, I saw several index cards in the very back. As I started to pull out the index cards, I realized they were his mother-in-law's recipes. He had no idea that they were back there. […]
I've had a few cooking failures in my lifetime. One of my continual failures has been mashed potatoes. I couldn't seem to get the hang of making mashed potatoes. The first time I made mashed potatoes, I was surprised my husband didn't leave me. Gosh, they were horrible! A few times after that, I failed […]
I was never raised around influential cast iron cooks in my family. I never saw a cast iron skillet dish nicely prepared for our family gatherings. I honestly don't remember seeing any cast iron at all. I only remember the glassware that was used on my Mammie's wooden kitchen table. The dishes she used weren't […]
Easy recipe for guests or family.