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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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October 1, 2019
How To Find Cast Iron

When I'm not restoring cast iron, I love hunting for cast iron. There are certain pieces of cast iron I love. I love antique gate marked cast iron the best. Gate marked cast iron is a mark that you'll find at the bottom of a pan. The gate mark represents a time where foundry men […]

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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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September 29, 2019
Top 10 Cast Iron Foods

My top 10 favorite foods to make in cast iron. I hope I can make it through to number 10 because these are my FAVORITE foods ever! This is an amazing Danish dish. There are many, many videos out there on how to make Aebleskivers! Amazing treats. Also, there is a cast iron pan just […]

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August 4, 2019
Quality Cast Iron From Southern Mystery

In my collection of cast iron skillets, I have a piece that is one of my absolute favorites. Sadly, the skillet doesn't receive a lot of recognition because it's not a name brand and it's not worth a lot of money either. The skillet's name has been dubbed an awkward title, "The Southern Mystery Skillet." […]

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March 4, 2019
Fried Chicken and Sisters

As a child, Sundays were the best day of the week. Every Sunday my family and I would go to my grandparent's farmhouse. That was our little piece of heaven on earth. Mammie would have our dinner ready. Dinner was lunch and dinner was dinner, but we didn't mind what we called it because dinner […]

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