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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 20, 2020
How To Clean Cast Iron After Use

Cast iron care is critical in maintaining your seasoning.

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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 25, 2020
What To Bake In A Cast Iron Wedge Pan

Cornbread wedge pans are one of my favorite cast iron pieces to use in my kitchen. The wedge pan can be used for many different things, other than cornbread. The uniqueness of the wedge pan allows your food to become crisp on all three sides. This was actually the intended purpose for the invention of […]

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January 22, 2020
How Old Is My Cast Iron?

One of the benefits of owning antique cast ironware is the age, weight, and glass smooth cooking surface. The design of antique cast iron is very unique as well. Sadly, antique cast iron has been placed on the back burner because of markings that seem less than desirable, compared to named brand cast iron retailers […]

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January 15, 2020
How To Fix Sticky Cast Iron

Sticky. Why is my cast iron sticky? I receive very many messages on this very topic. "How do I get the sickness out of my pan?" I have the exact same problem from time to time when I cook something that had a sticky consistency. I've had people tell me they've thrown away a cast […]

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