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Using Cast Iron Cookware

Cooking In Cast Iron

One of the best things about collecting vintage cast iron cookware is that you can actually use it. Early to mid-20th century cast iron pans are thinner, lighter and smoother than more modern examples. As such, older stove top pieces are more responsive to changes in heating source temperature. Following some basic principles of cast iron cookware use will help you enjoy it to its fullest. Learn more...

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Care, Maintenance & Storage

Properly cared for, cast iron cookware will last a lifetime or more. In this article, you'll learn about the proper ways to treat cast iron cookware after each use, and how store and display it when not in use. Learn more...

Alternatives to Cast Iron

As versatile as cast iron is as a cooking implement, there are times when other types might work a little better, depending on the situation. We'll cover the most common alternatives and why you may want to consider them from time to time. Learn more...