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12 Ways to Love On Your Cast Iron Skillet

Put away all of your other cookware, because all you need is one, just one. To some, cast iron might be a bit old-fashioned - it may be an oldie, but it's a goodie. There are tons of reasons why you should switch to cooking with cast iron. Not only is it naturally non-stick, it also boasts major health benefits - infusing iron into your food, it's super easy to clean and it lasts forever. This kitchen must-have is a tool every home-cook needs in their cookware arsenal. Here are 12 reasons why:

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  1. Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie with Salted Caramel
  2. Birthday Cake Skillet Cookie
  3. Peanut-Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
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  4. Biscuit-Topped Chicken Potpie
  5. Skillet Chicken with Escarole and Pecorino
  6. Cast Iron Chicken Piccata[gallery ids="19121,19117,19116" type="circle"]
  7. Cast-Iron Skillet Desserts
  8. Sunny Skillet Breakfast
  9. Mexican Skillet Casserole[gallery ids="19113,19119,19120" type="circle"]
  10. Sausage and Kale Pesto Pizza with Blistered Tomato-Arugula Sala
  11. Green Chile Tamale Pie
  12. Buttermilk Skillet Cornbread
 

Has your skillet seen better days? With a few coats of olive oil, re-season your cast iron until it looks brand new!

 

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