If your cupboard is full of worn-out pans that kinda, sorta do their job, now’s the time to call in a rugged multitasker guaranteed to bring you joy.
Cast-iron pans are kitchen workhorses. They’re durable, versatile and can last a lifetime. Granted, they’re heavy and need to be seasoned, but given their utility on the range or in the oven, cast-iron pans consistently overdeliver.
From lofty baked pancakes to the perfect burger, we’ve assembled 9 ways to put this Renaissance pan to work.
Take brunch to the next level with this impressive hash brown alternative. Bonus: The prep work is a great stress reliever.
Oh, baby, this rich and eggy baked pancake is a beauty. It’s also incredibly easy to make (but no one needs to know that).
This one-skillet showstopper is traditionally served for breakfast, but its bright and savory flavors make it satisfying any time of day.
No grill? No problem. You can achieve burger bliss with a cast-iron pan and your stove. (Homemade secret sauce is also a great call.)
Ina Garten’s recipe for spatchcocked roast chicken with lemon and onion might just be the ultimate one-pot meal.
Whether you resolved to eat healthy food this year or just want to put your CSA haul to good use, this one-pot dish jam-packed with seasonal veggies and brown rice has you covered.
A sizzling cast-iron pan impeccably chars and caramelizes razor-thin slices of rib eye or sirloin to perfection in just two minutes.
Five types of cheese convene in this gooey pasta. It also features a can of tomatoes, so you can say you ate your veggies.
This giant chocolate cookie is perfectly delicious plain, but you should definitely serve it with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream. Hey, you only live once.
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