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12/9/19 2:26 P

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Got some Lodge cast-iron this week, a 5 pc set. I love it because it's very much cast-iron without all the frills and it's nice to know the hype was justified as far as recommendations go. I'll be seasoning these pans this week and using 'em on the stove and on the grill like crazy, I can tell. Can't wait to get cooking with them, and learn how to treat 'em right.

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11/24/19 6:32 P

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Hey howdy.

I got a recent diagnosis for anemia and pre-diabetes, but the anemia part worries me the most because I'm not sure the best ways to tackle it. i'm getting some help (and doing tons of research) and taking iron supplements to try to kick-start my efforts to improve the anemia.

However, one obvious thing I missed when it came to thinking about how to get more iron in me just came to light--cast iron cookware.

I forgot all about that.

I'm curious, though, because I've never been terribly good with cast-iron cookware. We had a huge skillet a long time ago, but when that thing became dusty and rusty from lack of use, I threw it out. I don't think dad knew how to properly care for it, either, because I can already tell there's a few mistakes I made when cleaning it (and I always ended up the one cleaning it).

But now I'm confused. I need more iron in my food (and I'm actively pursuing recipes to work on this Thanksgiving week and beyond), and want to get cast-iron cookware. There seems to be a few different types, like pre-seasoned, and some that include ceramic elements... I have no clue which type to pick.

And heaven knows I don't wanna spend all kinds of money on really crappy cookware.

Anybody cook with cast-iron and have a brand and/or type that has really treated you well? Are there some issues you've noticed with it even if you like it? All honesty's appreciated and thanks in advance for the help.

For more about me and/or all the weirdness that IS me, you can check out my blog at https://thechattyintrovert.com

"This is a revolution, dammit. We're going to have to offend SOMEBODY!"--William Daniels (as John Adams), 1776.


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