Who is Lodge Cast Iron? – Getting Better With Age

I have been using Lodge Cast Iron from the beginning. Well, almost the beginning.  My first pan was actually an off-brand that I used for a year. But that year, I also learned about Lodge Cast Iron and purchased several skillets. I’m so glad I did because they are what I use now. So, who … Read more

Can I Use Steel Wool to Clean Cast Iron?

Have you ever wondered if you can use steel wool to clean cast iron cookware? Steel wool has many uses, and one of them is metal pans. However, some metal pans are seasoned, such as cast iron. So, the question becomes how steel wool affects the seasoning and not just the iron. And that’s what … Read more

Why Does My Cast Iron Skillet Smoke When Cooking? – 4 Possibilities

Is your pan smoking when you cook? Is it creating problems, or are you just wondering if it’s okay? Some smoke when cooking in cast iron is typical, but it also might indicate that you are doing something wrong. So, let’s find out more. Why Does My Cast Iron Skillet Smoke When Cooking? There are … Read more

Why is Seasoning Cast Iron With Flaxseed Oil So Controversial? – 3 Possible Reasons

Have you heard about the controversy surrounding seasoning your cast iron cookware with flaxseed oil? Some people swear by flaxseed, while others tell you it’s the worst oil you can use to season your pan. So, who is right? Does flaxseed indeed give you better results, or is it based on deception, giving you a … Read more

Victoria vs. Marquette Castings – Cast Iron Cookware

Victoria and Marquette Castings are two cast iron cookware brands. Neither is as well-known as brands such as Lodge or Le Creuset. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth knowing about them. There are many cast iron companies you might not know of, and it’s my goal to bring awareness to them. Both Victoria and … Read more

Who Is Marquette Castings? – Casting for Generations to Come

Would you like to know about the different cast iron companies available? The more you know what’s out there, the better your chances of getting the piece you want. There is no perfect cast iron, but many designs and qualities make a brand unique. Often cast iron manufacturers have more than just cast iron products. … Read more

Who is Field Company? – Lighter, Smoother Cast Iron

Who is Field Company? They say: “We take things that used to be made well, or are simply no longer made, and then we make them again, with improvements and modification as needed, the way we believe they should be made.” In other words, Field Company makes a modern vintage cast iron pan. What are … Read more

Who is Le Creuset? – Enamel Cast Iron

Have you heard of Le Creuset but don’t know much about them other than they are a famous cast iron brand? They have been making enameled cast iron from the beginning but have expanded into many more products. Bright colors set them apart from their competitors and are one of the things they are well-known … Read more

Lodge Adjustable Tripod Review – Outdoor Cooking

Welcome to my Lodge Adjustable Tripod Review. There are several ways to cook outdoors, and having a tripod only increases those ways. So, if you like making food over a campfire and like the idea of it hanging while it’s cooking, then you’ve probably considered getting a tripod. Although there are many brands you might … Read more

Why Get a Lodge Cast Iron Grill? – 2 Choices to Consider

Lodge makes two cast iron grills: the Sportsman Pro and the Kickoff. But you may be thinking, “Why should I get a cast iron grill?” Or “Why does it need to be Lodge?”. I mean, cast iron grills aren’t the norm, are they? And Lodge might be good at making cast iron skillets, but skillets … Read more