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Raised in the rolling hills of Tennessee, north of Nashville, my family were influential cooks. Inspired by their love of southern homemade meals, cast iron skillet cooking quickly became a passion of mine, that I now enjoy sharing with all of you! In addition, discover tips and techniques I use to care for my personal collection of cast iron cookware. 

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January 28, 2020
How Much Oil Should I Use To Season Cast Iron?

Too much oil when seasoning cast iron can lead to a sticky and splotchy cast iron. I use a very simple approach when I use oil to season my cast iron skillet. The oil that I prefer to use when seasoning cast iron is bacon grease. I love the slick not-stick cooking surface my cast […]

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January 6, 2020
How To Maintain Cast Iron

Like many things in your kitchen, the products you use require upkeep. The same goes for cast iron. The care needed to maintain your cast iron for cooking excellence is required for the end product you put together. There's a lot of misinformation about how to properly maintain your cast iron. It's important to know […]

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November 4, 2019
Benefits of Owning Asian Made Cast Iron

Asian cast ironware are great to use in your kitchen. I own a few myself and love them. I encourage my friends and customers to cook with Asian cast ironware first before buying other collectibles because you need to get comfortable with cast iron first. Asian cast iron has received a bad wrap in the […]

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October 8, 2019
How to clean cast iron skillets

"How to clean cast iron skillet." This sentence is commonly asked on several search engines and social media sites. I was told by a man that I was cleaning my cast iron all wrong. What I needed was a potato. According to him, you will need to half a potato and add a little salt. […]

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September 30, 2019

Aebleskiver is a delicious treat. In America, they're probably considered more like a pancake, but across the ocean it's a Danish pastry. Several years ago, the Danish would eat these with a piece of cooked apple inside. How were they made? They were made because of the Vikings. The Vikings would heat up their shields […]

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