Best vintage cast iron skillets to use and collect.

What Are The Best Vintage Cast Iron Skillets?

In this article, you can learn about the best vintage cast iron skillets. So the next time you go to a flea market or second-hand store, you can recognize and seek out these brands. With any...
Sidney Hollowware skillet showing the logo on the base.

Vintage cast iron: Learn the history of the Sidney Hollow Ware Co.

If you’re lucky enough to have a piece of vintage cast iron made by the Sidney Hollow Ware Company. Then you have ironware from the 19th century of history in your hands. Amazingly, you can find...
A vintage Victor cast iron skillet

Know Your Vintage Victor Cast Iron (History, Dates, and Markings)

Do you have a Victor cast iron skillet or waffle maker? Well, you could be interested in learning the history of these vintage pieces and the sizes available. I will also attempt to piece...
Puritan cast iron

Simple guide to Puritan Cast iron cookware.

The Puritan name is associated with many products on both sides of the Atlantic. Including several products made from cast iron. However, in this article, you can learn about Puritan cast iron cookware made for...
Griswold cast iron

History Guide To The Griswold Manufacturing Co.

Learn The History of Griswold Manufacturing. There really is something special about using vintage cast iron pans, and I am not alone. Many enthusiasts enjoy collecting these old pieces of cookware from different foundries....
Why is Griswold cast iron better

7 Reasons Why Griswold Cast Iron Is Better

If you are looking for a skillet, griddle, or Dutch oven, why not choose a Griswold? Griswold is an excellent choice if you are looking to start a collection or want a quality piece...
Sidney Hollowware Cast iron skillet.

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 to have very few molding imperfections and is smooth...
Rare Griswold Cast Iron

Identify Rare And Hard To Find Griswold Cast Iron

If you are an experienced cast iron collector, you know some Griswold cast iron is rarer than others. However, for those unfamiliar with Griswold cast iron, you might think that small skillets and unusual...
Wapak cast iron skillet made by Wapak Hollow Ware Co. Skillet is face down to show the Z Wapak logo

Wapak Hollow Ware Co. Learn about Wapak cast iron.

Learn the history of Wapak Hollow Ware Co. and how to identify your cast iron. Wapak Hollow Ware Co is a familiar name for vintage cast iron collectors. And the scarce Indian Head and Chicken...
Griswold small logo skillet

A Guide to Griswold Small Logo Skillets

In a previous article dating and identifying Griswold cast iron, we looked at different logos to determine the age of your Griswold iron cookware. And I gave a timeline of the small logo between 1939-1957,...

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