The favorite pan in many a kitchen, a cast-iron skillet is versatile, durable and extremely attractive. This book brings together essential advice on caring for your pan, as well as 30 classic recipes.
Often passed down through the generations, the cast-iron skillet, treated with some love and care, will cook you a lifetime of meals. This book opens with some essential advice on caring for your pan, dispelling myths and providing useful tips that will turn your cast-iron skillet into your most useful pan. From how to season your skillet to how to clean it, there are simple instructions, quick tips and easy-to-follow techniques that demystify this timeless piece of kitchen equipment. The recipes include a wide variety of skillet classics and more unusual ideas for everyday meals and special occasions. Try Kimchi Hash Browns with Poached Eggs, a quick-and-easy Garlic Mushroom Skillet Pizza, classic Fried Green Tomatoes, perfect Cajun Blackened Fish, Skillet-Fried Buttermilk Chicken, delicious Bourbon Pork Chops with Apples, a hearty Peach Cobbler, Blueberry Skillet Cake with a Whipped Lemon Cream or a rustic Apple Brown Betty with Cranberries. With such a plethora of diverse dishes, you really will never need to use another pan again.