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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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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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 25, 2019
How to Grate Coconut

I'm always looking for tools to help me in the kitchen. Especially with the coconut. I've never tried to remove the meat from inside the coconut before. I was frustrated and tried almost everything to grate the meat into tiny shreds of coconut. I found a unique tool on Amazon I wanted to share with […]

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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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