Let’s face it. If your kitchen had just one pan, one single tool to accomplish any cooking concoction of which you dare to dream, it should be a pretty awesome one, right? The one true pan to rule them all—it should be a cast iron skillet!
Cast iron cookware is a proven hero, never goes out of style, and cannot be destroyed, despite how you feel about yourself as a home cook. Here Howie Southworth and Greg Matza—best friends and adventurous home cooks—guide you through the ins and outs of all things cast iron and share one hundred recipes for cooking in a skillet on the stovetop or outdoors on a grill or campfire. Here you’ll find easy-to-follow recipes for:
Howie Southworth is a food author, photographer, and media producer. He is a frequent speaker on education, culture, and cuisine for organizations across the globe. Though Howie has called many delicious destinations home, he and his family currently live in Barcelona, where some very serious food research is underway.
Greg Matza grew up in Los Angeles, weaned on a diet that stretched from Iran to the Philippines to El Salvador—all within a couple of miles from his home. Greg is currently the proud parent of an eighty-thousand-BTU propane burner and a collection of very nice potholders. They all live happily in the San Francisco Bay area.