Cast iron skillets have been around for ages, but lately it seems like we’ve been hearing about them more than ever. The reason why: well, because they’re pretty amazing! Whether you’re talking to your friends, family or just browsing social media, chances are you’ve come across someone who’s a fan of this multipurpose kitchen pan. At My Food and Family, we looked into cast iron skillets to learn more about their benefits. Our next step was to put together a list of cast iron skillets you can make. If you’re interested in cast iron skillets too, read on to find out what we learned!
Chances are you know what a skillet is (we love our sunny-side up eggs, too!), but cast iron, on the other hand, isn’t as well known. Here are the basics: cast iron is a durable, affordable type of iron used to make many things, including cookware. It holds heat very well, which is why it’s used for skillets. Cast iron skillets come in a variety of sizes, ranging from small to medium to large. When seasoned properly, these skillets are strong, steady and often nonstick.
There’s a reason why this pan is a hit. Take a peek into what makes them so great:
This all sound pretty great, doesn’t it? Now, if you are interested in getting a cast iron skillet, you’ll want to learn a little bit about the recipes you can make. Here are some of our favorite cast iron skillet recipes from My Food and Family:
And cast iron skillet recipes for dessert.
That’s the gist of it! We hope you enjoyed learning about cast iron skillets. Do you have more cooking questions? Learn more at our Tips & Ideas center.