How Can I Use a Mini Cast Iron Skillet? – 3.5-Inch

Have you been wondering, “How can I use a mini cast iron skillet?” The 3.5-inch is so tiny, and you might find it hard to believe they have many uses if any. Indeed, that’s what some people think, but others say they love them. Besides being cute, they have found some practical or not-so-practical uses … Read more

What Can You Do With a Cast Iron Wood Stove Kettle? – 3 Ideas to Consider

What can you do with a cast iron wood stove kettle? This is a question people are asking. If you have a wood stove kettle, can you heat up water for drinking or brewing tea? What if you don’t have a wood stove? Are there any other uses for it? And how are wood stove … Read more

What Do You Use a Cast Iron Skillet With Ridges For? – 3 Things to Know

I read about one person who received a ridged pan for a gift and had no idea what to do with it. So they reached out to the community and asked for ideas.  Maybe you are asking the same question: what do you use a cast iron skillet with ridges for? It’s an excellent question … Read more

Why Use a Cast Iron Wok? – 3 Factors to Consider

Have you wondered why use a cast iron wok instead of a carbon steel one? I mean, isn’t cast iron heavy? And more difficult to maneuver? At first glance, cast iron might seem like an illogical choice. But allow me to explain what the advantages are. Why Use a Cast Iron Wok? While the heaviness … Read more

When Should I Use a Lid For My Cast Iron Skillet? – 3 Times to Consider

Have you been cooking with cast iron and wondered, “When should I use a lid for my cast iron skillet?” Or your asking, “Do I even need a cover, and if so, which is better, glass or cast iron?” Maybe you feel like a lid isn’t necessary, and if a recipe calls for one, you … Read more

Lint-free Towel For Cast Iron – A Mr. Siga Microfiber Cleaning Cloth Review

Welcome to my Mr. Siga microfiber cleaning cloth review. Having a lint-free towel or rag to use on cast iron is a big help, in my opinion. There is nothing worse than seeing tiny pieces of lint on your pan after drying or coating it with oil. You probably know what I’m talking about. Lint … Read more

How Do I Transport My Cast Iron Pan? – 3 Ways to Consider

Are you getting ready to go somewhere and wondering, “How do I transport my cast iron pan?” Whether you are going camping, flying on an airplane, or bringing a dish to a potluck, you’re unsure how to get your cast iron there safely. Let’s face it…cast iron is heavy, so whatever you use must be … Read more

What Size Cast Iron Skillet Should I Get? – 5 Pans to Consider

Who’s asking, “What size cast iron skillet should I get?” Cast Iron is a great way to cook, but you want to make sure you have the right size for your needs. Lodge skillets come in a variety of sizes ranging from 3.5-inch to 15-inch. Today, we will look at five of the most popular … Read more

How Does a Metal Spatula Help Make My Cast Iron Smooth?

Are you asking, “How does a metal spatula help make my cast iron smooth?” Let’s say you have a new Lodge cast iron skillet, and it has a bumpy texture. Although you like the idea of having a smooth pan, you don’t want to sand it. So, you plan to build up the seasoning over … Read more