Vintage skillets on a table.

Why use a cast iron skillet? With fun alternative reasons.

Why use a cast iron skillet? Here's some lesser known reasons. Using a cast iron skillet may seem outdated these days with other options available such as stainless...
Evolution of cookware this is a close up picture of a Japanese cast iron pot. The pot has three small legs on the base. The pot also has a two large rings on the handles so it could be hung on a tripod.

Evolution of cookware. Learn the history and innovation of cookware

History of cookware, how has our cookware changed? Evolution of cookware, some things we don't give a second thought. Like how did our cookware evolve from stone and turtle’s...
Best cast iron teapots

Best cast iron teapot to make a great cuppa

Why settle for a cup of tea brewed in a glass teapot when Japanese teapots look great, fun to use and won't break on your kitchen tiles. But what's the best cast...
Skillet cover rack with skillet lids. Lodge label in front and yellow label on skillet cover.

Lodge 12 inch skillet. The best size skillet for everyday use.

Why is the Lodge 12 inch cast iron skillet the most recommended on review sites? The Lodge 12 inch skillet is currently the most recommended cast iron skillet on...
Unilloy and SSC cast iron on display at Sanjo Special Cast Co Foundry

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 cookware? Well, the ingenious people at Sanjo...
Lodge manufacturing Company skillet. In the cast-iron skillet are vegetables being cooked.

Lodge Manufacturing: Why is their cast-iron loved around the world?

 Lodge Manufacturing has made cast-iron cookware for over one hundred years. What makes them stand out as the world leader in cast-iron cookware? Have you made breakfast in a Lodge skillet? If you're like me...
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...
Mushrooms cooking in a Lodge cast iron skillet.

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 I wish I went for the bigger 12-inch skillet." Okay, I...
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,...
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...

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