Use your nonstick pan all the time? Don't forget about the versatile cast iron. Here's why you should use it tonight.
You might remember it as the heavy black skillet grandma fried chicken in (and later passed down to you). But versatile cast
iron goes from stovetop to oven to grill with such ease that you can bake a gooey upside-down cake in it as well as fry unbelievably
And it’s a regional icon that will boost your reputation as a savvy cook. So pull out your hand-me-down skillet, or buy a new preseasoned one―once you try these recipes, you’ll be a cast iron convert.
This buttery mixture of pecans, brown sugar, and tart Granny Smiths makes for an irresistible treat.
Minced jalapeño pepper adds a subtle kick to these skillet-cooked pork chops.
This sensational main dish combines two Southern favorites, fried catfish and pickled okra, with a new twist.
Brighten a wintry day with this combination of roasted root vegetables, mache, and a citrus-and-ginger-packed vinaigrette.
Sunny-side-up eggs top off this skillet full of shredded potatoes, bell peppers, and onions.
Complete with fruit and the "pancake," this recipe needs little else served with it. If you want a heavier meal, consider
serving it with scrambled eggs and bacon or thinly sliced ham.
Filet mignon cooks quickly with a little butter and olive oil in the skillet. Just add salt and pepper to seal the taste.
The inspiration for Cornbread Focaccia is Italian, but the taste is pure Southern comfort.
Fried Green Tomatoes are crusty and salty outside; warm, juicy, and lemony inside.
Repurpose barbecued pork to make these cheesy quesadillas in your skillet, and top them off with green onions, sour cream,
and cilantro. They are great as an appetizer or main course.
Roll pecans, apricots, and a brown sugar mixture up in biscuit dough to make this warm breakfast treat. Or substitute chocolate
chips, raisins, or other fruits to adjust the flavor to your liking.
Crushed pecans and baking mix form a crisp breading for this Southern-style appetizer.
One quick flip and this moist cake with perfectly caramelized fruit slips from a skillet.