Things I Love

August 21, 2013

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When Michael brought this
enormous cast iron skillet home, I was furious. It weighs a ton. It takes up too much room in the cupboard. And I knew he’d use it exactly once.

I was right about the last part. And dead wrong about everything else. Lately I find myself reaching for this huge (15 inches across) black beauty with increasing frequency. It can cook a dozen lambchops on the stove. It can make pancakes for a crowd. And it slides easily into the oven, where it makes the perfect roasting pan for a chicken with a lot of potatoes, garlic and onions.  

And because it’s pre-seasoned, it’s extremely easy to care for. 

It costs about $70 – and I’m sure it will last forever. How did I ever live without it?




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