The History of Cast Iron Cookware – From China to America

Cast iron has been around for centuries, but iron was a useful product for making many things before it was cast iron. Iron is first mentioned in the Bible in Genesis 4:22, before the flood. A man named Tubal-cain was a forger of all implements of bronze and iron. He was the first blacksmith, and … Read more

Why Is My Cast Iron Skillet Bumpy – And Does It Matter?

Why is my cast iron skillet bumpy? That’s a question I asked myself not too long ago. If you are at all familiar with vintage cast iron, you know it’s smooth. Was it always smooth, or did it get that way over time through seasoning and much use? Is the bumpy cast iron of today … Read more