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Cast iron cookware has been in use for hundreds of years and played a major role in the kitchens of almost every country and civilization since the Roman Empire.

Every Kitchen Needs A Cast Iron Skillet!

If you are like most homeowners then you probably take pride in your kitchen. The kitchen ceased to be just a room where food is prepared or cooked. Nowadays, the kitchen is also a place where a family can gather and spend quality time together. Some homeowners even entertain their guests in the kitchen. Whether you have just moved in to a new home or you simply want to make over your kitchen, it’s important that you get the best cookware for your kitchen. A cast iron skillet should be part of this cookware. After all, your kitchen should not just be about appearances. You also need the best utensils in order to create the best food. Despite all the new and high-tech cookware that’s making their way into the market, many old-fashioned cooks and housekeepers still prefer the classic cast iron skillet. Find out why by reading this article.

cast iron skilletsMany people prefer cast iron cookware because of its ability to heat up evenly. If you’ve been using aluminum or stainless steel pans in your kitchen until now, then you probably know the problems that come along with it. One of these problems occurs when the frying pan does not receive even heat even when you are placing it on the fire. As a result, the food you cook on that pan has undercooked parts and overcooked parts to the point of burning. With a cast iron skillet, you won’t have to worry about this problem anymore. A skillet or frying pan that’s made of pure cast iron is known for being able to distribute heat across its surface in equal amounts. This means that whatever you cook in the skillet will receive the equivalent temperature, resulting in a more delicious dish.

As you probably know, iron is an important mineral that we should provide for our bodies to ensure optimum health. Did you know that simply using a cast iron skillet to cook your food allows some of the iron on the skillet to mix with the food? If you’re raising your eyebrows and wondering if that’s an appetizing idea, then you should know that the amount of iron that mixes with the food is virtually invisible and cannot even be detected by taste.

For all the benefits that an iron skillet or frying pan can provide you, you would think that it would set you back hundreds of dollars. You’ll be surprised to know that it is actually one of the most affordable kitchen tools that you can buy. If you like to watch the TV shopping network or shop in your nearest home appliance store, you probably come across new cookware that boasts the latest technology that promises to make your cooking easier and your food tastier. However, these hi-tech pans and skillets come at a price. If you opt for a cast iron skillet, you’ll be getting a fantastic deal. For half the price of other skillets, you can own a pure iron skillet that can stand the test of time, can cook your food better and can even give your food the minerals it needs.

During our research we visited many online vendors and discovered that the best prices are typically found on Amazon.

Lodge Logic L8SK3 10-1/4-Inch Pre-Seasoned Skillet Lodge Logic L8SK3 10-1/4-Inch Pre-Seasoned Skillet
List Price: $15.99
Sale Price: $14.51

The American-based company Lodge has been fine-tuning its construction of rugged, cast-iron cookware for more than a century. No other metal is as long-lasting and works as well for spreading and retaining heat evenly during cooking...

Pre Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet (12.5 inch) by Utopia Kitchen Pre Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet (12.5 inch) by Utopia Kitchen
List Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $25.99

Get the most value for your money with Top-Rated Professional Grade Cooking Equipment! Our Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Skillet (12.5 Inch) brings luxury cookware to your kitchen. This skillet is seasoned and ready to use...

Bayou Classic 7403, 3-Piece Cast Iron Skillet Set, 6 Bayou Classic 7403, 3-Piece Cast Iron Skillet Set, 6", 8", 10"
List Price: $28.99
Sale Price: $26.54

Bayou Classic cast iron cookware is made heavy-duty, rough and rugged. Ideal for frying fish, chicken, hushpuppies, and fries. Grill steaks, fajitas, vegetables, pancakes, eggs, and bacon.

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet with Red Silicone Hot Handle Holder, 10.25-inch Lodge Cast Iron Skillet with Red Silicone Hot Handle Holder, 10.25-inch
List Price: $19.99
Sale Price: $39.99

The Lodge Cast Iron 10.25-inch Skillet and Red Silicone Hot Handle Holder is a multi-functional cookware that works wonders with slow-cooking recipes and all your favorite foods. This pre-seasoned Skillet works like a charm right out of the box...

Silicone Hot Handle Pot Holder Mixed Set of 3 For Cast Iron Skillets, Mini Handle, Assist Handle RedHandle Cover - Life Time Guarantee Silicone Hot Handle Pot Holder Mixed Set of 3 For Cast Iron Skillets, Mini Handle, Assist Handle RedHandle Cover - Life Time Guarantee
List Price: $29.99
Sale Price: $14.97

The secret of how to protect your hands when cooking with cast iron skillets or pans, so that you don't forget about the heat and grab the fiery hot handle of the skillet by mistake. The best hot handle holders to protect you hands - Fits most cast iron skillets - Highest quality material available - Dishwasher safe - Protect your hands from -104 ºF to 464 ºF (-40°C to 240°C) - Slide onto hot handle - No smell or staining Makes cast iron cooking easy and safe - You can have the handle holder on the whole time when cooking on the stove so you don't grab the cast iron by mistake...

T-fal E83407 Pre-Seasoned Nonstick Durable Cast Iron Skillet / Fry pan Cookware, 12-Inch, Black T-fal E83407 Pre-Seasoned Nonstick Durable Cast Iron Skillet / Fry pan Cookware, 12-Inch, Black
List Price: $24.92
Sale Price: $24.92
Used From: $20.56

T-fal's cast iron can really take the heat! It is heat safe to 600 degrees F making it compatible with the stovetop, oven, outdoor grill, or even a fire pit. The heavy cast iron construction provides the perfect sear for steaks and chicken and just the right sizzle for your home-style bacon and eggs...

Lodge L8SGP3 Cast Iron Square Grill Pan, Pre-Seasoned, 10.5-inch Lodge L8SGP3 Cast Iron Square Grill Pan, Pre-Seasoned, 10.5-inch
List Price: $15.39
Sale Price: $15.27

The Lodge Cast Iron 10.25-inch square Grill Pan puts restaurant stripes on your grilled favorites like a pro. Helps with low fat cooking as the ribbed bottom pan lets you keep foods from simmering in fatty drippings...

Lodge L8SQ3 Cast Iron Square Skillet, 10.5 inch Lodge L8SQ3 Cast Iron Square Skillet, 10.5 inch
Sale Price: $17.35

The Lodge Cast Iron 10.5-inch square Skillet is a multi-functional cookware that works wonders with slow-cooking recipes and all your favorite foods. Ideal for bacon stripes, French toast, cakes, etc. Cast iron loves a campfire, a stovetop, or an oven, and can slow-cook foods without scorching...

Amagabeli 8 Amagabeli 8"x6" Stainless Steel 316L Cast Iron Cleaner Chainmail Scrubber for Cast Iron Pan Pre-Seasoned Pan Dutch Ovens Waffle Iron Pans Scraper Cast Iron Grill Scraper Skillet Scraper
List Price: $34.99
Sale Price: $13.99

Lifetime Guarantee We stand behind all of our products including Chainmail Scrubber Our awesome support will answer all your questions within 12 hrs. If you are not happy with the quality for any reason, we will issue prompt refund, no questions asked...

Lodge ASHH11 Silicone Hot Handle Holder, Black Lodge ASHH11 Silicone Hot Handle Holder, Black
List Price: $5.49
Sale Price: $4.00

Preparing new and exciting recipes is always better with great cooking accessories, and Lodge has an extensive line of indoor and outdoor items. From brightly colored Silicone Handle Holders to Max Temp Oven Mitts, Lodge has many of your accessory needs covered...

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