Cast Iron Cooking

Cast Iron Cooking It’s all about the simple things in life, especially when it comes to cooking. With food, if it’s complicated and swanky then I tend to steer clear. This is where cooking with my treasured cast iron pans come into play. Leave the comforts of your non-stick skillet for a moment and come with me on a journey of discovery. It doesn’t take much of an imagination to conjure up rugged and rustic thoughts of food when talking about cooking with a cast iron pan. This style of cooking has a certain amount of nostalgia to it. Used by settlers, chuckwagon cooks and cowboys of the Old West, it may be something you would expect to see in a museum of how our ancestors cooked. The fact that a cast iron pan is beyond versatile and nearly indestructible are qualities that were favoured in those golden years. One or two pans of heavy black iron and they could cook almost anything over an open fire for a substantial crew of hungry mouths.
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