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by 13 · about 4 hours ago

Im stressing trying to figure out what NON toxic cookware to purchase. I only need something to bake my chicken in and a frying pan! Ive narrowed it down to stainless steel, and enamel coated cast iron. I also want a CAST IRON frying pan but... (more)

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Lily_4 0 · June 25, 2013 at 8:24 PM

I use several pieces of cast iron. I'd say buy what you think is good and fire it. One of the cast iron skillets in that video was pulled out of a CHICKEN COOP at my great grandmother's. Being a hillbilly, having brush piles to burn now and... (more)

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by 30 · about 4 hours ago

Anybody cook their burger patties in the skillet? I am wondering on how best to get the most flavorful result this way, as opposing to grilling with charcoal. My main problem is getting a good texture out of it. When I grill in the pan I usually... (more)

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fredmull 0 · June 19, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Gotta sear the meat to get the crust happening. Hot pan, little bacon grease..... Cast iron works best.

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by 120 · about 5 hours ago

i'm looking into getting a skillet....i only getting one so I am willing to spend more to get one that's good quality....i found this one on amazon: Lodge Enameled Cast-Iron 11-Inch Skillet....i know its not top of the line, but from my... (more)

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Rob_20 0 · August 20, 2012 at 4:15 AM

Don't confuse enameled and pre-seasoned. http://www.lodgemfg.com/Seasoned.asp And you can always get the old school lodge cheap at walmart and season it yourself. (more)

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by 15 · about 5 hours ago

Hello everybody ! I decided to scrub my cast iron after it got some rust on it. After a vigirous rub, spots appeared. ImageShack album Any idea what the silver dots are ? They seem like little cracks. Thank you for your time and help ! (more)

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Moonablaze 0 · February 02, 2012 at 8:13 PM

these are cracks, in the seasoning. you'll need to re-season. cook a bunch of bacon in the pan, wipe out the pan but leave a thin layer of fat. stick it in the oven at 500F for about half an hour. the oven will get a bit smokey but that's ok. ... (more)

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by 6157 · about 5 hours ago

I'm looking for tips on how to season and maintain a cast-iron skillet, Paleo-style. If you Google it, you will invariably find tips to use Crisco or vegetable oil (plus people arguing back and forth about why one is better than the other). Only... (more)

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Blue__the_Thrifty_Mom 0 · May 21, 2010 at 5:04 PM

I think you are over-thinking it. I also think you are being a bit anxious. A skillet takes a while to get "good 'n seasoned", be patient. Also, I'd totally drop the scouring, sanding, salt, etc. Each of these is stripping the seasoning. All of... (more)