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Traditional Cookery

Here’s why you need Unilloy and SCC cast iron

Have you ever wanted a traditional cast-iron skillet or a trusty Dutch oven but put off by the weight or the need...

The Favorite, vintage cast iron by The Columbus Hollow Ware Co.

Does your skillet have the words "THE FAVORITE" on the back? Then you have of a piece of antique cast iron from...

Marion cast iron: Learn about your antique ironware

Do you have a piece of ironware with a single word on the base which reads Marion? Then you have a scarce...

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.

Evolution of cookware. Learn the history and innovation of cookware

History of cookware, how has our cookware changed? Evolution of cookware, some things we don't give a second thought....

Griswold cast iron skillet. Identify, date your skillet using logos.

Learn to date and identify your Griswold cast iron skillet and house brands made by the Griswold Manufacturing Company. 

Vintage cast iron. How to identify Sidney Hollowware cast iron.

How to identify Sidney Hollowware Cast iron. Sidney Hollowware Company has to be one of my favorite companies that...

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...

Lodge 12 inch skillet. The best size skillet for everyday use.

Why is the Lodge 12 inch cast iron skillet the most recommended on review sites? The Lodge 12 inch...

Wagner cast iron | Wagner Ware history, dates and logos.

Identify and date your Wagner cast iron cookware using logos. Also learn the fascinating history of Wagner Manufacturing

Staub cast iron cookware, (FAQ, benefits, recommendations)

Staub cast iron cookware sure looks good but it's designed for everyday use. Staub makes some of the...

Vintage cast iron: Learn the history of the Sidney Hollow Ware Co.

Learn the History of Sidney Hollow Ware Co. How did those lovely Sidney skillets came to be? If...

Marion cast iron: Learn about your antique ironware

Do you have a piece of ironware with a single word on the base which reads Marion? Then you have a scarce...