The cast-iron skillet can easily become a family heirloom, a precious possession you might need to fight for. Seasoned with years of cooking and loving care, or a new pre-seasoned one can be your best friend in the kitchen.
The more you use it the better it gets. If you’re lucky enough to inherit one from your grandmother it is most likely one of the most used tools in your kitchen.
It does require a bit of special attention, but there are only a handful of rules you need to follow. You can find lengthy articles with more details, but these three rules are the basics to keep your cast iron skillet safe.
This breakfast skillet checks all the requirements even for the pickiest of us. It’s hearty, low-carb, easy and you only need one skillet and 20 minutes of your time. Healthy cauliflower replaces the traditional potato in this dish, but it only makes it better.
This is an easy way to start your Saturday or Sunday right. Minimum effort and maximum flavor. This breakfast for two will give you the perfect flavorful balance of proteins and carbs, plus the extra time you need to finish your coffee before all the relaxing you’ve planned for the weekend.
You don’t really need to be hungover to make these potatoes for breakfast or as a side, but if you are, they’ll fix you right up!
We know… it doesn’t look like you can throw this sausage biscuit gravy casserole together real quick. But if you find the time to cook it once, you will set time aside to make it over and over again. It’s simply heavenly, combining the best flavors you imagine when you think of Southern food: sweet, savory, flakey, buttery, saucy… you will love it!
Feeling like pancakes but don’t want to spend forever standing over the griddle forever flipping them? Here’s an easy delicious alternative. This oven-baked skillet pancake puffs up and collapses making it perfect to fill with your favorite fruit. We go for berries every time, but sky is the limit.
Quick and easy mac and cheese in one skillet. Just combine all the ingredients and bake it to brown cheesy perfection!
This Southern style chicken pot pie is to die for! A taste of home in every bite, the most comforting dinner you ever had. And making it in a skillet is easier and faster than you thought.
So tender you’ll give up on your tongs. The juices from the beef, the stock, herbs, pepper, and sweetness of the carrots create a MOUTH FULL of flavor. This is the only pot roast you will ever want to make. Save this recipe now!
This one is perfect for when you’re short on time or simply tired. You will have a satisfying hearty and healthy dinner in as little as 20 minutes. Magic! You can serve it with a yogurt sauce to bring out some extra flavor.
Pizza for dinner? Yes, please! If you saved this easy peasy dough recipe and froze an extra one for the next time, make your pizza dinner in a skillet! You can have it ready in 20 minutes and it’s a nice twist on the oven-baked version.
If you own an iron skillet and have not made a dip using it yet, this is the one to start with. And if you have, then make this one anyway. Perfect for gatherings and game nights.
You will only need one skillet, one measuring cup, one mixing bowl, one spoon and you most probably will finish this skillet brownie in one sitting. Chocolatey gooey goodness on a weeknight.
When it gets a bit colder outside we start craving those comfort foods with flavors and spices to warm us on the inside. And nothing quite compares to these cast iron maple chai cinnamon rolls.
We have to think of some healthy options. Make this low-carb sweet potato pie with sweet potato crust for Thanksgiving this year. It’s creamy sweet and delicious.
You can make perfect dessert crumbles in a skillet. This mixed berry crumble comes together in under an hour! It’s sweet and tangy, best made with fresh berries, so hurry while you can still get them.
A giant chocolate chunk cookie you say? This should be on your iron cast skillet bucket list! Make this instead of a boring cake or pie to wow your family and friends. Serve with your ice cream of choice and enjoy getting addicted!