Cast Iron 101: How to Use, Clean, and Love Your Cast Iron Cookware
No need to be afraid of cast iron! Cast iron cookware will never let you down, is incredibly versatile, and will grow old with you if you take care of her.
The Pahiatua and Districts Museum Society has an old bay villa chock-full of interesting ephemera reflecting earlier years in Pahiatua and the Tararua District. Established as a museum in 1977, the villa was formerly the home of the local doctor and is largely in original condition, a wonderful glimpse of life in the early 20th century. A hand-cranked sewing machine and other sewing and knitting equipment reflect a time when New Zealand women - of necessity and as a matter of pride - made…
'Tetsubin' Cast Iron Kettle (OUT OF STOCK)
I am a 'Tetsubin' Cast Iron Kettle. Stop staring you’re making me nervous. I won’t be able to perform. Curator's Notes This kettle is a take on a Japanese classic. It has a traditional feel with typical cast iron kettle details but the proportions feel modern. Cast iron is heavyweight but this kettle is compact and manageable. Like many cast iron wares, this piece has excellent heat retention and even heat distribution. The surface texture on the exterior of the kettle feels like a thick…
The Unsolved Mystery of the World's Largest Cast Iron Skillet | FINEX Cast Iron Cookware Co.
We tripped across this massive unmarked skillet while hunting for vintage cast iron the other day and it "accidentally" ended up in the ever growing FINEX collection. It is well over 20 inches in diameter and 3 inches deep and weighs in at a ridiculously heavy 36 pounds and 3 ounces. The casting quality is rough and it has a heat ring and a gate mark on the bottom of the pan.