How to Keep Cornbread From Sticking to a Cast Iron Skillet

When I started cooking in cast iron, I heard I should make cornbread. So I looked up a recipe, bought the ingredients, but ended up using Jiffy Cornbread Mix because I bought cornstarch instead of cornmeal. I did finally get the cornmeal, but I have yet to use it. Because to be truthful, I find … Read more

How to Sear Steak – 9 Simple Rules to Follow

I’ve never been a steak lover, but I’ve had a few really good steaks in my life. My husband, on the other hand, loves steak. And he said the best steak he ever had was the one my son-in-law seared and let him try. So I’ve decided I want to learn how to sear a … Read more

Meat Crust Pizza Recipe – In a Cast Iron Skillet

Whether you are trying to cut down on carbs or hoping to lose weight, you may be looking for an alternative to traditional pizza. This meat crust pizza recipe may be just what you are looking for. I made it for supper tonight. It was easy and tasted great. And my husband said I could … Read more

Lodge10.25-Inch Cast Iron Baker’s Skillet Review

I recently bought two Lodge cast iron skillets of the same size. Both were 10.25-inch pans, and both came pre-seasoned. One had a longer handle and was from the classic collection and the other was part of the bakeware collection. The Lodge cast iron skillet I am reviewing here is the one from the bakeware … Read more

A Cast Iron Skillet Review – Backyard Creations 10×10

I have had this skillet from the beginning. So I wanted to do a review on the first cast iron I ever used. It’s the pan I learned the basics on before venturing into other skillets. Unfortunately, I haven’t found the Backyard Creations skillet advertised or sold anywhere except Menards, a hardware store mainly in … Read more