How to Buy Cast Iron Pans?

Answer Cast iron pans have been used for cooking for hundreds of years. There are a number of advantages to using cast iron for cooking. Since pans are cast as 1 unit, there are no separate parts to break... Read More »

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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 do I get rust out of cast iron pans?

Scrub the RustScrub the rust spots on your cast iron pans with steel wool or sandpaper until they disappear. Wash the cast iron pans with a stiff brush in hot, soapy water. Let the pans dry complet... Read More »

How to Treat Cast Iron Pans?

Cast-iron pans have been used for hundreds of years because of their ability to hold heat well and cook food evenly. Because cast iron is prone to rust, cast-iron pans require special care to maint... Read More »

Are cast iron pans good?

On One Hand: Affordable and DurableCast iron is a great choice, even when compared to more modern cookware, according to New York Times columnist Mark Bittman. Cast iron pans have even heat distrib... Read More »