Since we’re talking a lot lately about cooking desserts in cast iron and how to clean cast iron cookware I thought we’d round up some of the internet’s best tips on cooking in and taking care of your cast iron cookware.
Cooking with Cast Iron – GRIT Rural American Know-How
In this article, Susan talks about the famous chefs who use cast iron and why… She talks about where to find good deals, how to hunt for the less popular pieces and loves how cast iron heats evenly and efficiently. Cast iron is easy to clean and puts the perfect golden crust on bread. Your cast iron cookware is not only very functional, it can also be very beautiful and add charm to any dinner table.
More Cooking with Cast Iron – Rise and Shine
Hannah calls herself a cast iron super fan. (I think I’ve found a kindred spirit!) Here she shows off her collection (which I am insanely jealous of!) and offers up tips on how to be a successful cast iron chef.
The Best Way to Season Cast Iron Pans – with Flaxseed Oil! – Instructables
I absolutely love this post because it goes way beyond the how-to and explains the science behind getting that fantastic shiny black finish on your cast iron cookware. This is the first I’ve heard of using flaxseed oil and now I want to buy some to try it out!
Sharpen your skills with this class!
Cooking With Cast Iron
Reconditioning & Re-Seasoning Cast Iron Cookware – I Believe I Can Fry
Picking up old cookware at estate and yard sales is one of the most affordable ways to build your collection of cast iron pots and pans. But, many of these old pieces are rusted and need some TLC. Julia has some very good instructions on how to recondition these finds!
Cast Iron Cookware Care – Guys Go Camping
In this guest post on my husbands camping site I talk about caring for your cast iron while you’re away from home, things you may not want to cook in your cast iron and the benefits of seasoning your cast iron over an open fire.
More Cast Iron Goodies!
- Learn How to Cook in a Dutch Oven
- How to Season Cast Iron Pots and Pans
- Seven Dessert Recipes for Cast Iron Cooking