Cooking With Cast Iron

| 4/19/2018 4:15:00 PM

Tags: cast iron, baking, cooking, bread baking, Quiche, soup, Leah,

farm signAs you know, I love cast iron! It is durable, easy to clean and care for, and brings back warm memories of my childhood. I cook just about everything in cast iron.

Last week, we had smothered pork chops and roasted asparagus — both cooked in cast iron in the oven. I fry, bake, broil, and even poach in cast iron. And of course soup, chili, stew, or beans just doesn't taste right if they aren't cooked in my cast iron dutch oven.

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Last Christmas, I was looking though one of my favorite magazines and found something I didn't have. "Oh look!" I 'hinted' to my husband. "Here's a cast iron pie pan! I didn't know they made these." I wasn't sure he took the hint until Christmas morning when I hefted a large heavy box wrapped as only a man does, and my hopes soared. Sure enough, my wish had been granted and I had my pie pan.

A few days later we stopped by a feed store we normally don't go to, and there was a display of cast iron with something else I didn't possess. "Oh look," I cried to my loving husband. "A cast iron loaf pan!" He grinned and added it to the feed bill.

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4/24/2018 10:47:14 AM

Oh, there are certainly cast iron muffin pans, I have more than one. One is "just" a muffin pan, one makes muffins shaped like sleeping kittens and one makes vintage cars and trucks. I also have the corn sick pan, one that makes muffins shaped like fish and a cast iron abelskiver pan. I love my cast iron!

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