Cast iron cookware has been used for over a thousand years in Europe and possibly longer in China and Asia. This cookware remains popular to this day, primarily because of the satisfaction of the cooks who enjoy using a product which heats evenly and produces delicious tasting foods. While cast iron cookware started out as a basic pot and later evolved to a pot with a lid on it, today there are countless numbers of different sizes and shapes of cast iron cookware available. There is an excellent selection of cast iron at Your Smart Kitchen.
Originally cast iron referred to the use of molded iron to create various shapes and sizes of cooking pots. Perhaps the most well recognized piece is the ten or twelve inch frying pan, often ...view middle of the document...
This large deep pot with its lid provides unlimited versatility. It probably became popular for the tantalizing stews and chilies it produced when placed over an open campfire by cowboys in the Old West. Even over the uneven heat of charcoal or wood embers, the Dutch oven heated the meal evenly and retained the heat in the pot until the last tired cowpoke was served. Today, many fine cooks still insist upon a Dutch oven for roasting meats or preparing special holiday barbeque dishes such as slow baked beans with onions, molasses and bacon.
Cast iron cookware can be used on gas or electric cook tops, as well as the new induction method cook tops. It can also be used in a conventional oven as well as convection ovens. Due to the rugged nature of the classic black cast iron cookware Used Mining Equipment For Sale Mobile Stone Crushers For Sale,
avoid using these pans on glass cook surfaces, as they may scratch.
As you use cast iron cookware, you will become enamored with its ability to redistribute and hold heat, which results in frying perfection. It also is known for producing tender meat dishes as they slowly simmer and braise in their juices.
In addition to the classic black cast iron cookware, another variation is the porcelain coated cast iron cookware made by Chasseur or by Color Cast. As you may have guessed by the name, these products are coated with two layers of smooth ,
beautiful enamel which makes them extremely durable and also easy to clean. Both the Chasseur and Color Cast brands are available in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and beautiful colors at Your Smart Kitchen.