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Seasoning & Caring for Cast Iron - Coastal 101

May 12, 2016

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Cooking with cast iron is a modern old-world ritual that just feels right. From the moment you heft a cast iron skillet to the burner or campfire, you know you're about to do something real. There's a connection to your craft when you use cast iron. Use it, abuse it and season it for another round. Cast iron is durable, versatile an reliable in the kitchen and in the field.

Seasoning and caring for your cast iron cookware is easy, too. With a little maintenance your cast iron cookware can outperform other types of cookware and will last for generations.

In this installment of Coastal 101, our Coastal Kitchen chef, Jalet Farrell talks with host, John Kelly, about the basics of seasoning and caring for your cast iron. Jalet also talks about how you can rescue that old, forgotten cookware that may be rusty and neglected.

Recipes for Cast Iron

Now that you know how easy it is to take care of your cast iron, it's time to display some cast iron competence with these two favorites from the Coastal Kitchen.

Jesse James Cast Iron Skillet Blackberry Cobbler

Back Country, Single Skillet Biscuits and Gravy

If you get a chance to work some cast iron magic in the kitchen, be sure to post a picture on our Facebook page. Go ahead, brag a little, we don't mind.

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