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Cast Iron vs. Stainless Steel Which Wins the Cookware Battle?

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You might be thinking about investing in a good quality, durable pan, but can’t decide between cast iron and stainless steel. While both have definite merits, they also have some downsides. We will discuss them all below, so you can sift through them and hopefully be able to make an informed choice. Cast Iron Cast […]

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Can You Use Olive Oil to Season a Cast Iron Skillet?

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Seasoning your cast iron skillet rewards you with a cooking surface that never sticks, always cooking each meal to perfection. Without being seasoned, cast iron rusts very quickly making infrequent seasoning essential. Can you use olive oil to season a cast iron skillet? The short answer is yes. Just about any type of cooking oil […]

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Can You Season Cast Iron with Coconut Oil?

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You can season cast iron with any oil or fat, but coconut oil comes with distinctive benefits. Food-grade coconut oil may have a low smoking point, but it’s a worthwhile option for anyone that wants to avoid coating their cast iron with fat. Let’s take a closer look at seasoning cast iron with coconut oil […]

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What to Use to Clean Cast Iron

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Cooking is one of the best hobbies you can invest your time in, as it will allow you to relax and prepare an exquisite meal that is going to be the star of the whole evening with your friends and family. Whether you are an experienced home cook and you enjoy much more than preparing […]

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Can You Use Soap on Cast Iron?

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If you are an experienced home cook, you know that there are certain kitchen utensils and tools without which you wouldn’t be able to create delicious meals that your friends and family can enjoy. Apart from a proper knife, a casserole, and a good cutting board, you definitely need a proper skillet as well. While […]

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How to Use a Cast Iron Skillet

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Are you afraid to pull out that cast iron skillet you got for Christmas? Many people are afraid of this kitchen tool because they have heard things about what you can do and can’t do with this pan. Plus we all know that it is not a wash-and-go piece of kitchen equipment, but if you […]

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Can You Use Steel Wool On Cast Iron?

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Cast iron is a wonderful material which is great for making cooking pans. That is exactly what it became famous for, and millions of people are switching to using them instead of Teflon pans, which put you at risk of chemicals and PFCAs. With a  cast iron skillet, you can be sure that you will […]

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Can You Use Cast Iron on a Flat Top Stove?

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There are of course many types of cookware and even several types of stoves to use them on. One of the most popular cookware in many homes and professional kitchens alike is cast iron. This style of cookware is a heavy iron that is durable and offers many benefits like even heat distribution and natural […]

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Can You Use Olive Oil to Season Cast Iron?

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A cast iron skillet is a great tool to add to your kitchen and it can be for years even decades to come — that is, if you take care of it properly, and the first thing that means is properly seasoning it. This is the process by which oil is heated up in the […]

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What Oil to Use to Season Cast Iron?

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You have finally gotten that cast iron skillet you have always wanted, but now what? The very first thing you need to do is season it so that you can get it ready to make some delicious food. What is seasoning? In this article, we will cover that as well as some of the benefits […]

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