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Cast iron teapot vs kettle which do you need to make the perfect cuppa?

Cast iron teapot or kettle? Here are the differences and how the Japanese use them. If you enjoy...

Who makes the best enameled cast iron cookware? Let’s find out.

You’ve decided to purchase enameled cast iron – congratulations! If you haven’t used this type of cookware before, you’re about to fall...

Why cook with cast iron? Here’s 9 great reasons.

There are a lot of reasons why to cook with cast iron. Learn the ins and outs of cooking with this old-fashioned,...

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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Evolution of cookware. Learn the history and innovation of cookware

History of cookware, how has our cookware evolved over time. Evolution of cookware, some things we don't give a second thought. Like how did our...

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...

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 Using a cast iron skillet may seem outdated these days...

Learn about the benefits of enameled cast iron cookware.

The compelling benefits of enameled cast iron cookware. While traditional cast iron cookware is still the darling of many people’s kitchen. A growing number of...

Why buy Le Creuset, it’s expensive. Is it really worth it?

Why buy Le Creuset cookware? A common question "Why buy Le Creuset cookware?" The envy of foodies. Industry professionals to home cooks, they all seem...

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...

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...

Why cook with cast iron? Here’s 9 great reasons.

There are a lot of reasons why to cook with cast iron. Learn the ins and outs of cooking with this old-fashioned,...

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...