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How To Season and Re-Season Cast Iron Cookware

The following is a small excerpt from “The Hillbilly Housewife’s Cast Iron Cookbook“. It’s the most frequent question I get about cooking with cast iron skillets.  Over time, cast iron cookware develops a thin protective coating known as “seasoning” from the natural fats and oils associated with the cooking process. This coating fills in all […]

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Cast Iron Skillet French Toast

You know that I love my cast iron skillets. I won’t bake up cornbread in anything else, but they are useful for so many other cooking jobs as well. Once you’ve built up a nice bit of coating on them, they cook better than any non-stick pan. Today I’d like to share my recipe for […]

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My Best Cornbread

  1/2 cup butter (or margarine) (1 stick) 1-1/2 cups buttermilk (powdered buttermilk is fine, or even yogurt or sour milk would work) 2 medium eggs 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda You really need an iron skillet to make this, but if you just […]

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