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Cast Iron Cooking For Dummies

Tracy Barr

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In some cooking circles, cast iron gets a badrep – people think it's old-fashioned, heavy, andhard to take care of. And really, how often do folks nowadays needto hitch up a mule and wagon and leave civilization andTeflon-coated sauté pans behind?
True, cast iron is old; it's been around since the Middle Ages.And it is heavy. No one can dispute that even a small, cast-ironpot has a heft to it that no other cookware has. Nevertheless,cast-iron cookware has a place in today's kitchens, and thatdoesn’t mean simply hanging on the wall for decoration. Castiron has much to offer modern-day cooks; it's easy to use, easy tocare for, economical, versatile, and durable, and let's face it, ithas a nostalgic appeal that no other cookware has. But morecompelling than all those reasons is that it's a great cookwarethat makes great food. In fact, most cast-iron cooks will tell youthat food cooked in cast iron tastes better than food cooked inanything else!

Cast-Iron Cooking For Dummies is for those cooks who maywant to inject a little adventure and variety into their cooking.If you've never even thought of using cast-iron cookware, or youhave a few cast-iron pots lying around, you'll discover all youneed to know about making great food using cast iron. Here just asampling of what you'll find in Cast-Iron Cooking ForDummies:
Selecting the right cast-iron cookware for youSeasoning a new cast-iron panCaring for your cast-iron cookwareDiscovering techniques to enhance your cast-iron cookingEnjoying cast-iron cooking in the Great OutdoorsTons of delicious recipes, from main and side dishes todesserts and international dishesTop Ten lists on ways to make your cast-iron cookware lastlonger, the best dishes suited for cast iron, and tips forachieving success in cast-iron cooking
So, whether you're a cooking novice or an experienced chef, youcan find plenty of enjoyment from cooking with castiron – and Cast-Iron Cooking For Dummies canshow you the way.

Customer Reviews


This book is a MUST HAVE for anyone cooking with cast iron!!! It contains LOTS of easy to use recipes (Pineapple Upside Down Cake & Fried Chicken are 2 of my favs) and tips for using & taking care of cast iron!!! It also contains some jokes!!! Lol I LOVE this book!!! :D

Cast Iron Cooking For Dummies
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  • $12.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Methods
  • Published: Apr 04, 2011
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Seller: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Print Length: 360 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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