How To Fix Your Cracked Cast Iron

Help! My favorite skillet has developed a crack. Can it be fixed? —Jeremy B., South Carolina THE SOLUTION: A cracked skillet can still be used for what...

How to Fix Your Rusty Cast Iron

After Hurricane Harvey’s flood waters receded, my cast-iron cookware was covered in rust. Is it a total loss? —Amy F., Texas THE SOLUTION: A little surface rust...
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How Do You Clean Your Cast Iron?

When it comes to caring for our beloved heirlooms, everyone has their own special techniques, passed down from adamant grandmothers. We quizzed Facebook (via...
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Tips for Respecting and Protecting Your Favorite Heirlooms

DO: Use it often The more you use your beloved cast-iron skillets, the more seasoned their finishes become. Be sure to clean your pans as soon...

4 Ways to Gift a Skillet

You’d be hard-pressed to find a better Christmas gift than a cast-iron skillet. But this present comes with one caveat—it can be challenging to...

How to Fix Sticky Cast-Iron

I just reseasoned my skillet, and the finish is sticky. How can I fix it? —Janet M., Arkansas THE SOLUTION: It sounds like you used too much fat...

A Cast Iron Q&A with Jeff Rogers

Jeff Rogers is a cast-iron enthusiast who lives outside Atlanta, Georgia. Here are a few dos and don'ts from the Culinary Fanatic himself.  What do...
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Respect Your Grill Pan

Think grill pans are a nightmare to clean? Maybe it's time to rethink the way you use them. By: Jeffrey B. Rogers Rain or shine, sleet or...

How To Fix Gunky Cast Iron

I picked up some vintage iron at an estate sale, but they’re encrusted with burnt-on gunk. How can I remove it? —Paul C., Tennessee If you...
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Cleaning and Care

If you take the time to properly care for your beloved cast-iron cookware, it will reward you and your family with generations of loyal...