Who invented cast iron?

Answer The earliest cast iron artifacts, found in China, date to 513 BC. The Chinese of this time had developed furnaces hot enough to melt iron. Using this process, they were able to pour molten iron int... 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?

How did women season cast iron skillets before modern ovens were invented?

ust a few days. Maybe 4 at the most. Keep in an airtight container to help.

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 Use a Cast Iron Griddle?

A cast iron griddle is essentially a slab of cast iron with a shallow lip that sits directly on your burner or over a campfire. Single-burner griddles are available in round and square varieties. I... Read More »