Should I Preheat My Cast Iron Skillet to Make Bacon?

Who else is asking, “Should I preheat my cast iron skillet to make bacon?” Bacon is, without a doubt, a favorite food for many. Plus, it’s easy to make. And yet, getting your bacon the right amount of crispy can be tricky. Is the way you begin, with a preheated or “cold” pan, an essential … Read more

How Do You Reverse Sear a Steak Without a Thermometer?

Who is asking, “How do you reverse sear a steak without a thermometer?” Your steak is in the oven or on the grill cooking at a low temperature. But, if you don’t have a thermometer, how will you know when to move the steak to your cast iron pan to sear it? You would know … Read more

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

A Cast Iron Skillet Review – Backyard Creations 10X10

I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. If you make a purchase using the links in this article, I receive a small commission. I have had this skillet from the beginning. So I want to do a cast iron skillet review on the first one I ever used. It’s the pan … Read more