Do cast iron skillets fortify food?

Answer Foods cooked in cast iron pots, pans and skillets have higher iron content, according to registered dietitian Joanne Larsen, M.S., R.D. However, the body does not easily absorb this form of iron. L... Read More »

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How big are cast iron skillets?

Cast iron skillets come in a variety of sizes, usually measured by diameter. Twelve inches is popular, but skillets also are commonly available in 8-, 9-, 10- and 15-inch diameters. Skillets are al... Read More »

How to Clean Smelly Cast Iron Skillets?

Cast iron skillets, like other cookware, are not immune to absorbing smells from oils, sauces and foods you cook in them. This leads to the skillets having a foul smell that is difficult to remove.... Read More »

Who made Wardway cast iron skillets?

Wardway cast iron skillets were manufactured by Wagner for the Montgomery Ward, Co. Wagner also produced a series of cast iron hand griddles under the Wardway brand for Montgomery Ward.Source:Grisw... Read More »

Are seasoned ready-to-use cast iron skillets good to use?

Iron skillets must be seasoned before use or food will stick and the pan will get rusty. Seasoning involves applying a layer of fat, usually lard or bacon grease, and baking the pan in the oven lon... Read More »