Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Latest articles from Boonie Hicks

Traditional Cookery

How to use and care for cast iron teapots, (tips, benefits, restoration).

Do you start your morning with a nice hot cup of tea? Or maybe, you're like me and like to unwind and...

Cast iron kettle guide (history, benefits, tips, care, and FAQs).

If you have or if you're looking at purchasing a cast iron kettle, then probably have a few questions such as how...

Nanbu Tekki or Nambu Tekki? (Learn about Japanese cast iron)

If you like using cast iron teapots or kettles then you might know of special ironware from Japan called Nanbu Tekki. It's...

A warm welcome to Boonie Hicks. Would you like to learn to cook like the Victorians or the new world settlers over a hundred years ago?

Want to know more about Victorian cooking? How about some real good old-fashioned dishes from southern England? The 19th century is an exciting time in history and here we focus using time forgotten traditional British and "New World" recipes. Be sure to visit again our slowly growing site will include well-researched recipes that are fun and simple to make.

Learn about new and vintage cast iron, ceramics and more

Well researched and informative articles.

What makes the Le Creuset Dutch oven so special?

It doesn't get any more romantic than France, fields of lavender, red wine, country villages, cookware...and cookware? One look at Le Creuset and you...

Staub Cocotte, why I think it will be on your wishlist.

Why we think a Staub cocotte will be on your wishlist. Staub has spent the past 35 years perfecting the art of the high end...

Cast iron kettle guide (history, benefits, tips, care, and FAQs).

If you have or if you're looking at purchasing a cast iron kettle, then probably have a few questions such as how...

Favorite Piqua Ware: Favorite Stove and Range Co. vintage cast iron.

Vintage cast iron called Favorite Piqua Ware.  Have you come across Favorite Piqua Ware cast iron at a garage sale? They have an ultra smooth...

8 reasons why we choose Emile Henry cookware.

Emile Henry cookware is it any good? We look at 8 reasons why it is This excellent, versatile, and durable cookware comes from a family-owned,...

You’ll just adore Le Creuset ceramic cookware, heres why.

Needing no introduction Le Creuset ceramic cookware widely regarded as one of the worlds best kitchenware brands. It's also ever so lovely to look...

Why use a cast iron skillet? Here are some great reasons.

Why use a cast iron skillet? Let us share with you why we love ours. Using a cast iron skillet may seem outdated these days...

Nanbu Tekki or Nambu Tekki? (Learn about Japanese cast iron)

If you like using cast iron teapots or kettles then you might know of special ironware from Japan called Nanbu Tekki. It's...

Lodge Manufacturing: Why is their cast-iron loved around the world?

 Lodge Manufacturing has made cast-iron cookware for over one hundred years. What makes them stand out as the world leader in cast-iron cookware? Have you...