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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 humble opinion, beautiful. No wonder this rather weighty...
Large selection of cast iron teapots

How to use and care for cast iron teapots, (tips, benefits, restoration)

Do you start your morning with a nice hot cup of tea? Maybe, you like to unwind and relax with a cuppa at the end of the day. But how do you...

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 often, manufacturers don't include clear instructions on how to use their teapots. So...
Teapot or kettle or teapot kettle whats the difference?

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 a great way to make that perfect cuppa. In Japan, many...
Which is the best enameled cast iron cookware?

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 in love with it. Enameled cast iron is a great...
Reasons to cook with cast iron

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, durable cookware. The cast-iron skillet...
Cast iron vs enameled cast iron (Boonie Hicks member holding a seasoned skillet and an enameled cast iron dish).

Cast iron vs enameled cast iron. Which cookware is right for you?

A good cast iron skillet is an essential piece of cookware for every kitchen. If you’ve decided to purchase cast iron cookware, you have probably realized that you can choose both uncoated or...
Is cast iron cookware safe to cook with? Boonie Hicks writer holding a cast iron pan.

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 find out the possible health benefits of cast iron. Also,...
Four Japanese Tawashi brushes

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 Japan. The brush is made from natural plant fiber it's...
Two Staub Dutch ovens. One Red the other is black. The knobs are made of brass and both are some of the best Dutch ovens you can buy

Is Staub Cookware Any Good? And Is It Worth The Price?

Staub cookware is some of the best cookware you'll ever use. But what makes Staub cookware is so good? And more importantly is it worth the extra cost? Staub cookware...

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