How to Antique Cast Iron?

Answer Cast Iron is a dark metal mostly known for its use in the making of cooking skillets and kitchen appliances. Some cast iron is also used to make rustic furniture; especially outdoor pieces of decor... Read More »

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Should a cast iron pot or dutch oven be seasoned with oil in the same way as a cast iron skillet?

Is iron from cast-iron pans absorbed by the body?

On One Hand: Food Absorbs Iron from Cast-Iron CookwareAccording to Dr. Andrew Weil, cast-iron cookware does leach iron into food, and it is an advantage to people who don't get enough iron in their... Read More »

How to Value Antique Iron Skillets?

Cast iron skillets have been in use for more than 2000 years, with some Chinese skillets dating to the second century B.C. Antique cast iron skillets vary in value depending on several factors, inc... Read More »

The Best Way to Fix a Cast Iron Tub?

Cast iron tubs are revered for their durability and classic porcelain-enamel coating. Over time cast iron tubs can, however, fall into disrepair. Two common problems that occur with cast iron tubs ... Read More »