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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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April 15, 2020
Old Time Cast Iron

Growing up, I don't remember seeing cast iron cookware on the stove or around the dinner table. All of our dinners were either served out of pots, pans, or Pyrex ware. There wasn't an influence of cast iron ware around me. As a young adult I started to gravitate more towards recipes and started building […]

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September 26, 2019
Cast iron and glass stove tops

I have cast iron but I can't use it because I have a glass top stove. Don't let that stop you because you can use your cast iron on a glass top stove. I've had many people tell me the cast iron will get too hot and shatter the glass top stove. Actually, that's not […]

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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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July 12, 2019
Cast Iron Users

I'm often asked the question, "Which cast iron skillets are the best to cook in?" I'm not sure if there is a magical answer to this question because everyone has his or her own opinion. Sadly, the "right" cast iron won't give you extreme cooking powers. However, the right cast iron for you will help […]

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