Get back to basics with Cast Iron Cooking. This beautifully photographed, fully illustrated cookbook will teach you all the details of an age old cooking technique that dates back to seventh century Europe. You'll learn the history of cast iron; cast iron basics, including how to choose, use and care for your cast iron cookware; and how to create delicious and healthy meals using cast iron skillets, griddles, roasting pans, bakeware, and more.
You'll find that food cooked in cast iron tastes delicious and cooks exceptionally well, and its non-stick nature makes it perfect for cooking in a more healthful manner. Cast iron cookware is also exceptionally durable and with proper care and maintenance it will last for generations.
These fresh, delicious and easy recipes run the gamut from entrees to desserts, and include appetizers, side dishes, breads and main courses. Start your day with the Skillet Scallion Biscuits, then serve up a main dish such as Whole Roasted Teriyaki-Orange Chicken with Scallions, and finish your meal with Apple-Cranberry Cornmeal Skillet Cake. With Cast Iron Cooking you'll find the perfect recipe for every taste and occasion.
Dwayne Ridgaway is a food and beverage consultant and caterer. He has worked as a chef in the San Destin Beach Resort and the Elephant Walk in Florida. He lives in Rhode Island.