The 12 Most Reliable Cast-Iron Skillets You Can Buy
There’s a cast iron solution for every single cooking technique — the trick is knowing which shape, size, and type to use when. Use this list to guide your purchase, and you’ll be passing down these indestructible pans for generations to come.
Best melting pot
Need to warm some butter for popcorn, melt cheese for fondue, or heat some barbecue sauce for ribs? Lodge’s pre-seasoned cast-iron melting pot can be used on the stovetop, in the oven or on the grill, and handle any tasty task you have in mind. There’s even a handy loop in the handle for hanging storage. Check out these 13 mistakes you’re making with your cast-iron skillet.
Best pizza pan
Who doesn’t love a perfectly golden pizza crust? For homemade pizzas that heat up quickly and evenly, there’s no better tool than Lodge’s 14-inch cast-iron pizza pan. You can also use it to roast veggies, warm tortillas and bake just about any pastry—the sky’s the limit. Next, find out the 32 unique and weird kitchen gadgets you won’t believe are really a thing.
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