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Tawashi, how well does the Japanese brush clean cast iron?

Cleaning cast iron cookware with a traditional Tawashi scrubbing brush. A Tawashi is a traditional scrubbing brush used in...

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

Learn to date and identify not only Griswold cast iron skillets but also other skillets made by the Griswold Manufacturing Company. 

Griswold cast iron | Learn about the Griswold Manufacturing Co.,

Griswold cast iron cookware does it deserve the hype? There really is something special about using vintage cast iron pans and I'm not alone. Many...

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.

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

The History of Sidney Hollow Ware Co. How those lovely Sidney skillets came to be. If your lucky enough to have a piece of vintage...

Lodge cast iron skillet | perspective from a cast iron enthusiast.

Find out how a cast-iron owner feels about his Lodge cast iron skillet.  The short answer, "I love my little Lodge cast iron skillet but...

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 Using a cast iron skillet may seem outdated these days...

Griswold cast iron | Learn about the Griswold Manufacturing Co.,

Griswold cast iron cookware does it deserve the hype? There really is something special about using vintage cast iron pans and I'm not alone. Many...

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...

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

How to identify Sidney Hollowware Cast iron. Sidney Hollowware Co, has to be one of my favourite companies that made cast-iron cookware. The cookware made by...

Staub cookware | Is Staub cookware worth the price?

Staub cookware is some of the best cookware you'll ever use. Loved by foodies all over the world, find out what makes Staub cookware is...

We share with you some benefits of cooking with cast iron.

What are the benefits of cooking with cast iron cookware? Are you thinking about replacing your old non-stick pan? Why not consider cast iron cookware....

Why buy Staub cookware? This proud owner explains why.

Why buy Staub cookware? Staub may not be the first name that comes to mind for anyone looking for new cookware. However Staub cookware have...