Cast-Iron Skillets: Tutorials, Guides, Care & Recipes

Here’s everything you need to know about owning a cast-iron skillet.

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      Vegetable Tian

      This colorful, hearty and delicious Vegetable Tian originated in Provence, France. A mandoline makes easy work of slicing all the vegetables, but if you don't have one, a knife will work well. —Francine Lizotte, Surrey, British Columbia

      Tandoori Masala Chicken Sandwiches

      This recipe combines spices from my Indian roots with a modern twist. If you want to add some extra heat...


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      How to Cook Steak in a Cast-Iron Skillet

      You don't need to visit a fancy restaurant to enjoy a tender, juicy steak. You just need to know how...


      The Best Cast Iron Skillets Under $50

      What's not to love about cast iron pans?! Virtually nothing... except the price. But don't worry! We've researched budget-friendly options...


      This Lodge Cast-Iron Skillet Has Nearly 100,000 Positive Reviews

      This beloved cast-iron skillet has tons of glowing reviews on Amazon. Here's why shoppers can't get enough.

      Roasted Smashed Potatoes with Artichokes

      I'm not a big fan of artichokes, but they are a nice addition to this roasted smashed potatoes recipe. Keep...


      Five-Cheese Fonduta

      If five cheese fonduta isn’t one of the most mouthwatering foods of all time, I don't know what is! Swap...

      Chili-Lime Chicken Fajitas

      I like to use my cast-iron skillet for this lime chicken fajitas recipe because it gives the dark sear that...


      Cheddar Corn Pudding with Bacon

      This cheddar corn pudding can be prepared ahead and refrigerated overnight. Remove from the refrigerator for 30 minutes before baking....


      Spiced Apple Muffin Bread

      2 reviews

      Instead of sprinkling with cinnamon sugar before baking, you could also add your favorite streusel topping to make this bread...


      Swiss and Chive Quiche

      1 review

      I used to make this cheese and chive quiche recipe using two cans of corned beef hash, but I switched...

      Beer and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

      5 reviews

      We put a creative spin on classic mac and cheese by adding our favorite beer and bacon. Six tests later,...


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      The Best Cast Iron Scrubbers, According to Our Test Kitchen

      When your cast-iron pans need some heavy-duty cleaning, reach for one of these cast iron scrubbers to remove cooked-on food...


      10 Products That Can Clean Your Cast Iron—Fast!

      Your cast iron can last for over 100 years—if you treat it right. To help save your skillet, we've rounded...


      The Surprising Ways You Never Thought to Clean Cast Iron

      Persistent food bits stand no chance against these super effective tricks. Here's how to really clean cast iron.


      Presenting the Winners from the Cast-Iron Sides & More Contest

      Go grab your trusty skillet! These are the cast-iron sides (and more!) contest winners. Find all sorts of delectable recipes...

      Corn Pone

      1 review

      My husband's grandmother gave me this corn pone recipe years ago. She always made it with bacon drippings, which is...


      Potato Latke Funnel Cakes

      This savory funnel cake incorporates mashed potatoes and ranch seasoning into the dough. It's delicious. Just try it and you’ll...


      Indonesian Bananas Foster

      When I ate bananas Foster the first time, it reminded me of this dish. The concept is the same—sliced bananas...


      Cast-Iron Loaded Breakfast Biscuits

      1 review

      These loaded breakfast biscuits are full of hearty breakfast ingredients like eggs, bacon, mushrooms and cheese! They are perfect to...


      Chocolate-Stuffed Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie

      A surprise chocolate filling makes this peanut butter chocolate skillet cookie extra delicious! Serve warm from the oven with a...


      Baked Cannellini Beans

      1 review

      My sister developed this baked cannellini beans recipe after a Christmas holiday. We were still all together but nobody wanted...


      Cast-Iron White Chocolate Tart

      This decadent dessert is worth every calorie. If you aren't a fan of citrus, leave out the orange flavoring and...


      Ghost Pepper Popcorn Cornbread

      1 review

      I love popcorn and lots of spice and heat. Recently, I have been dabbling with ghost peppers and came up...

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      Turtle Skillet

      This caramel-chocolate dip with buttery biscuit dippers is delicious! You can use refrigerated croissants instead of biscuits for a flakier...


      Muffuletta Wellingtons

      This recipe is inspired by the muffuletta, a sandwich originating in New Orleans made with deli meat and olive salad....


      Granny’s Apple Scalloped Potatoes

      3 reviews

      This scalloped potatoes with apples dish is delicious with breaded baked pork chops, which you could cook at the same...


      30 Bread Recipes for Your Cast-Iron Skillet

      Put your trusty cast-iron skillet to work with these sweet and savory bread recipes. (Find our...


      Savory Dutch Baby

      2 reviews

      This savory Dutch baby delivers comfort and flavor, and it brings a smile. It’s the perfect vehicle for using up...


      Cast-Iron Sausage Pizza

      1 review

      This shortcut cast-iron pizza starts with frozen dough. Add you family's favorite toppings for variety. — Taste of Home Test...