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Old 11-03-2011, 10:43 AM   #1
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Cast Iron Cookware- The Better Choice
by Diane MacEachern, on Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:30am PDT

Cast Iron Cookware- The Better Choice - Food on Shine
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You get "non stick" without the nonsense of PFOA, the nasty chemical that makes Teflon easy to clean but also health threatening…
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:07 PM   #2
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Cast iron is great but why do they have to make them so darn heavy....
IDEAL for a making pineapple upside down cakes.
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Old 11-11-2011, 09:36 AM   #3
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Thanks for this information.
I re-seasoned my cast iron frying pan because someone, who shall remain nameless ,
scrubbed it.
The seasoning information was clear and easy as was the information on how to clean it. I will be the only one taking care of that job. Warnings have been posted-DO NOT CLEAN THIS FRYING PAN!
They are heavy havalotta, time to start weight lifting at the gym?
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They are heavy havalotta, time to start weight lifting at the gym?
Or cooking with that pan in lieu of the gym?
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:46 PM   #5
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No Gyms for me.....I'd rather pull logs out of the woods!
I've been thinking more and more about the abs anyway.
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:31 PM   #6
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Can cast iron pans be used on a ceramic cooktop?
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Not that I have relevant experience, but our cast iron cookware has much truer flat bottoms than other cookware we own, so it should be a perfect match for a ceramic cooktop. Just set the cookware down 'gently'!
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True! Many of my earlier pots and pans didn't make the cut when we got this stove. Bottoms were grooved or just plain not flat enough.
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Can you buy "pre-seasoned" cast iron skillets?
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Can cast iron pans be used on a ceramic cooktop?
As I said, I am not an expert. It appears that ceramic and cast iron don't mix, although yes, cast iron can be purchased pre-seasoned.
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