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Is cast iron safe? Here’s what you need to know.

Is your cast iron cookware safe? Or should you consider using alternative cookware such as stainless steel? In this article you can...

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. 

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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Staub Cocotte, why I think it will be on your wishlist.

Why we think a Staub cocotte will be on your wishlist. Staub have spent the past 35 years perfecting the art of the high end...

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...

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...

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....

Is cast iron safe? Here’s what you need to know.

Is your cast iron cookware safe? Or should you consider using alternative cookware such as stainless steel? In this article you can...

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. 

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...

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 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...