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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Why Cast iron?

a cast-iron skillet is an excellent vehicle for frying. But its ability to retain heat also lends itself to healthy cooking. Cast iron is durable, inexpensive, naturally non-stick if properly seasoned, distributes heat evenly and imparts iron to foods (an added benefit for some), and great for long, low simmering and browning.ast iron cookware is extremely versatile. It has a unique ability to hold onto heat longer than other materials and withstand extended abuse in the kitchen. The consistent heat enhances different flavors, also allowing for better searing and browning.

Is Rust on Cast iron Dangerous? 

If your rusty cookware happens to be made of cast iron, most culinary authorities say it's completely salvageable. ... Experts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign agree that a little bit of rust on cookware isn't likely to harm you. (Even rust in drinking water isn't considered a health hazard.) However, it is highly recommended to Use a fine steel wool to remove rust from affected areas. Scour the skillet until the area returns to raw cast iron. Wash the skillet thoroughly: Wash the cast iron with warm water and mild dish soap. Scrub with bristle brush, gentle scouring pad, or mesh sponge if needed.

How Long do Cast ions Last?

Our Cast iron cookware is extremely versatile. It has a unique ability to hold onto heat longer than other materials and withstand extended abuse in the kitchen. The consistent heat enhances different flavors, also allowing for better searing and browning.It's sturdy, you can cook so many different types of foods in it, and the pan truly can last forever. That is, if you treat it properly, of course. "Most nonstick skillet coatings scratch off with wear and tear, but properly maintained cast-iron keeps its seasoned, stick-free surface for a lifetime and beyond.