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

Answer 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 »

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How to Buy Cast Iron Pans?

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 »

Can vinegar be used in cast iron pans?

You can use vinegar in cast iron pans. One of the best methods to remove rust on your cast iron pan is to leave a solution of half vinegar and half water soaking in it. Monitor it, however, because... 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 »

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 »