Cooking with Cast Iron - Savor the Season, 60+ Delicious Homestyle Recipes
It’s the hottest cookware on the market today—and what our grandmothers used for cooking! And for good reason. From making the perfect eggs to baking delicious cobblers, cast iron is prized for its versatility, natural nonstick surface and ability to hold heat. It is also incredibly durable and long-lasting.
Whether you have a newly purchased pan or one that’s been handed down from one generation to the next, Cooking With Cast Iron will become an indispensable source for fully enjoying the culinary benefits of cast iron. The more than 60 recipes run the gamut from skillet classics like fried chicken, Dutch Baby and crispy cornbread to innovative, soon-to-be favorites like Chicago-style stuffed pizza, Mocha Pudding Cake and Candied Peppery Maple Bacon. In addition, there’s a selection of skillet suppers, casseroles and slow-braised and oven-roasted recipes to celebrate cool-weather cooking.
If you’re unfamiliar with or intimidated by using cast iron, we’ve got you covered. Turn to page 6 for a go-to guide with all of the basics—everything from cleaning and care to buying the right pan to simple tips and tricks on how to use your cast iron for more than just cooking. And, to master your skills, we’ve included Cast-Iron Cooking School classes that demonstrate how to sear the perfect steak, fry great-looking sunny-side-up eggs and roast root vegetables. We even demonstrate how to use a cast-iron skillet to keep chilled desserts and other foods cold when transporting them to a potluck or serving them on a holiday buffet table.
So, pull out your skillet and grab your Dutch oven. It’s time to start Cooking With Cast Iron!