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How to use a cast iron teapot? (step by step guide)

Okay, you have a new cast iron teapot now what? Cast iron teapots are really easy to use but quite often manufactures...

Japanese cast iron teapot vs kettle. What’s the difference?

If you enjoy a nice cup of tea, then you may have heard that using old-fashioned cast iron teapots and kettles is...

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...

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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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 Using a cast iron skillet may seem outdated these days...

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

What makes Wagner cast iron so collectible? Learn how to date, identify and the history of Wagner Ware.

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...

Lodge 12 inch skillet. Your best skillet for every day use.

LODGE 12 INCH SKILLET REVIEW Why is the Lodge 12 inch skillet the most recommended on review sites? The Lodge 12 inch skillet is currently the...