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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 to reseason...

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 the Columbus...

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 piece of...

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

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What are the benefits of ceramic cookware? Let’s find out.

Why cook with ceramic cookware? If you want to roast, bake, reheat, microwave or even freeze your meals, I'll bet you'll reach for your nearest...

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 you probably have a few questions such as how can I...

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 Wagner cast iron cookware is regarded by...

Japanese cast iron: history, benefits, products, and brands

We have used cast iron cookware to cook our food for centuries. And for good reason, cast iron is durable, healthy, and in my...

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 made cast-iron cookware. The cast iron tends...

8 reasons for you to use Emile Henry cookware

Emile Henry cookware, is it any good? This excellent, versatile, and durable cookware comes from a family-owned business based in France. Emile Henry cookware...

Learn the benefits of cooking with cast iron.

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

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 has...

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 your lucky enough to have a piece...