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

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    Prosciutto Dutch Baby

    This delicious savory Dutch baby is perfect for a brunch or quick weeknight lunch or dinner. Similar to a popover, this is a different take on the famous breakfast dish that everyone loves. Simple to make and so delicious! —Joan Hallford, N. Richland Hills, Texas

    Red Eye Gravy

    This southern classic is more of a thin sauce than a traditional thick gravy. It's made with strong coffee and...


    Chili Verde Esquites (Mexican Corn Salad)

    Chili verde sausages add a wallop of flavor in my version of esquites, a kicked-up Mexican corn salad. We leave...


    Yuca Frita con Mojo

    Who doesn't love something fried? That's how I first got turned on to yuca, now I cook it regularly. It's...


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    The Dos and Don’ts of How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

    Can you use soap on cast iron? We break down just how to clean a cast iron skillet and address...


    Vegetable Tian

    This colorful, hearty and delicious Vegetable Tian originated in Provence, France. A mandoline makes easy work of slicing all the...

    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

    1 review

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


    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...


    Five-Cheese Fonduta

    1 review

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


    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...

    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....


    Beer and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

    7 reviews

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


    Corn Pone

    3 reviews

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


    Muffuletta Wellingtons

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


    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...


    Savory Dutch Baby

    3 reviews

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


    Very Blueberry Clafoutis

    6 reviews

    This blueberry clafouti is somewhere between a fruit-filled pancake and a fruity egg custard. Wrong season for fresh berries? Use...


    Chicken Biscuit Skillet

    14 reviews

    My mother always made this while we were growing up. Now I make it for my own husband and kids....

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    Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

    1 review

    This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a...


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    Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken

    2 reviews

    This spinach-stuffed chicken breast recipe is special to me because it has so much flavor, yet not too many calories....


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    Strawberry Buttermilk Skillet Shortcake

    5 reviews

    This scratch-made strawberry buttermilk cake is a family favorite. The recipe is over 100 years old, and I remember my...


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    Loaded Huevos Rancheros with Roasted Poblano Peppers

    9 reviews

    This is a unique but tasty version of huevos rancheros. It's similar to a cowboy hash, as the potatoes take...


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    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    12 reviews

    I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


    Cast-Iron Scrambled Eggs

    I love these easy cast-iron scrambled eggs that use fresh ingredients I usually have on hand. They make a quick...