My Blog

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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March 27, 2020
Mammie's Cornbread

I have baked and baked my little heart out. I'm using a lot of simple recipes that my Mammie used to help get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding unique ways to maintain food on the table and keeping your sanity. A recipe that I have used time and time again, is cornbread. This is my […]

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March 21, 2020
Vanilla French Toast

This morning I pulled out an old recipe for my kids to enjoy. Another quick, easy, and cheap recipe. Especially if you're hunkered down. Vanilla French Toast: 1 three-ounce box vanilla pudding (quick and serve) 1 large egg 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon cinnamon toasted bread (I use 6 pieces) Pour vanilla pudding, egg, milk, […]

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January 10, 2020
What Is The Best Oil For Cast Iron?

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, "What is the best oil to use for cast iron?" This can be a very simple, but also a very complex answer. The oil you use has to have a very high smoke point. Any cooking oil that is lower than 400 degrees is not […]

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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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March 6, 2019
Chocolate Chip Cookies

One can’t deny a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie! My Mammie made the best cookies on this side of the Mississippi. When my grandfather would pick me up after school, he would drive down to the town's high school to pick up my grandmother, Mammie. As soon as we would pull in the driveway, I […]

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