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2001 and Beyond the Infinite
== An Essay by Modemac == : '''Copyright (c) 1996 - 2018 by Modemac (firstname.lastname@example.org)''' (Hosted . . . by [[Cast Iron Chaos]]. This Web page was founded on January . . . '''[[2001 - A Space Odyssey]].''' : See also: [[Cast Iron Movie Reviews]] ---- <table A/l> A=''You're . . .
6K - last updated 2018-02-09 05:11 by Modemac
Some observations: * Since I'm just beginning, I'm doing a stream-of-consciousness type of writing here. . . . on the [http://www.facebook.com/castironcooking Cast Iron Cooking] group there. I know some people . . . of my Web site, with an (obvious) emphasis on cast iron. . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-06 09:43 by Modemac
* Yay, it works! I can use this ''wiki'' site as an echo of my Twitter feed. That means I can get around . . . And so can you, if you have a username here on Cast Iron Chaos. Just edit your username and add this . . . username.) : As an example, I've set up a [[Cast Iron Cooking]] ''wiki'' page here with a mirror . . .
5K - last updated 2011-10-07 09:14 by Modemac
A year ago...heck, even two months ago...if you told me I would be casting my first genuine "magic spell," . . . I destroyed the sigil by burning it in a covered cast iron pan. I didn't have to do that, actually; . . . pepper chicken in my Griswold skillet with a new cast iron lid. Cooking is fun, and from this fun comes . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-08 19:17 by Modemac
* I spent yesterday attempting to remain in the state I'd discovered on Sunday, and was mostly successful . . . festival I can take part in. * And the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group is approaching 700 members! . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-11 08:44 by Modemac
* I heated up the wok on the stovetop for a long time as I chopped the vegetables, so much that the smoke . . . I'll get a bunch of them to fill up some of my cast iron pots. Between that and carving a pumpkin . . .
6K - last updated 2011-10-13 15:29 by Modemac
* I did another meditation exercise last night, though I don't feel that it was as successful as the . . . toys. On Halloween I'll fill up my 9-quart cast iron pot and let kids grab them out of there. . . .
4K - last updated 2011-10-14 07:30 by Modemac
* The long day of walking all over the place and being out of the house on Saturday really wore me out, . . . There are enough doodads here to fill my 9-quart cast iron pot, and having the pot hanging from my tripod . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-17 08:22 by Modemac
* I've been cooking in the evenings rather than sitting down and meditating, though for the second day . . . -- so much so, it was too big for the 10-inch cast iron skillet I'd originally planned to use. I . . .
4K - last updated 2011-10-19 10:06 by Modemac
* Last night I ate at Pizzeria Uno for the first time in years, and found the experience completely underwhelming. . . . months of eating mostly home-cooked meals in cast iron, the food I ate there simply could not compare, . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-20 07:43 by Modemac
Part 1: The past few days have been alternately tiring (physically) and relaxing (mentally). I've been . . . probably cook something fancy; I figure the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group is likely to break 1,000 . . . chosen, and set up my stand there. I'll have my cast iron pot hanging from its stand, full of little . . .
6K - last updated 2011-10-25 07:47 by Modemac
* Hmm. The long-range weather forecast for Saturday suggests "a chance of rain," whereas Sunday will . . . while preparing to marinate a steak for the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] 1,000-member celebration. Looking . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-26 09:37 by Modemac
* So, my involvement with the Occupy Boston crowd last Saturday caused some drama on the [[Cast Iron . . . Facebook group is there for people who cook in cast iron, that's all. * But my involvement with Occupy . . .
2K - last updated 2011-11-07 08:46 by Modemac
New Year's Day, 2012: This year has already kicked ass over 2011. Last night I had the most fun I've . . . and sigilized it. I then burned the sigil in a cast iron pan to project it into the subconscious. . . . an acquaintance. :) The night's magic began with cast iron and ended with cast iron -- true cooking . . . Cooking ''is'' my magic. My rituals involve cast iron over a blazing hot stove, wielding metal . . .
3K - last updated 2012-01-03 13:52 by Modemac
The events of the past weekend have made me feel that I've reached a level that I've been striving to . . . from my brother for Xmas, I've just acquired a cast iron pizza pan! More ritualzed prayer will be . . .
2K - last updated 2012-01-03 14:06 by Modemac
=== My declaration: I am a Magician. === After learning the joys of cooking over the course of 2011, . . . are among the most ancient of magical items -- cast iron pots and pans, steel knives, herbs, meat . . .
4K - last updated 2012-01-05 13:31 by Modemac
As I'd mentioned previously, I practice cooking magic. I seem to have developed this compulsion to feed . . . I've gotten an idea of doing is bringing the cast iron pan I'd purchased, especially to paint as . . . a design for the new logo of the Cast Iron Chaos Web site. That would make a decent . . .
3K - last updated 2012-01-12 09:04 by Modemac
Now that the holidays are behind us, the big sci-fi convention is over, and the dishes I'd planned are . . . hei'' stir fry. Including 45 minutes to heat the cast iron wok to 500 degrees, the preparation time . . . cook with an electric stove...and a heavyweight cast iron wok...succeeded in joining the ranks of the . . .
4K - last updated 2012-01-20 09:15 by Modemac
I practice cooking magic. Since the first reaction I get from pagans when I say this is, "what the hell . . . Davis? I was certain I wasn't the first. On my [[Cast Iron Cooking]] Facebook group, I blogged my experience. . . . but also discovering yet another addition to my cast iron collection -- at a substantial discount. . . .
9K - last updated 2012-05-20 20:24 by Modemac
Whew. Today I was finally able to spend a day cleaning up, unpacking, and putting things away after my . . . trip last weekend. I'd brought along three big [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pots -- a Lodge 5-quart dutch . . . an 8-quart Best Duty potjie (a South African cast iron pot that looks like a medieval cauldron; . . . house, I took the effort to [[Seasoning Your Cast Iron Pan|season these big pots in the manner they . . . of the pot. A grease coating for seasoning cast iron doesn't have to be dripping or sticky; all . . .
6K - last updated 2012-07-15 05:07 by Modemac
September 8, 2012: Today was my first time visiting the Brimfield Antique Show. This is an antiquing . . . and I was looking specifically for two items: a cast iron muffin-and-cupcake pan, and a 7-inch American-made . . . cast iron skillet to replace my Asian-made one. (I . . .
3K - last updated 2012-09-08 13:18 by Modemac
[[image:franks-beans-and-brownbread.jpg|Franks, Boston baked beans and New England brown bread|http://www.modemac.com/graphics/New_England_Dinner.jpg]] . . . and a steaming basket in my 6-1/2 quart enameled cast iron pot. I ended up steaming the bread for about . . .
3K - last updated 2012-10-14 08:04 by Modemac
Back from New York and the storm is over. Now it's time to get back to cooking -- just in time for Halloween! . . . full of kids), and set up a table with three cast iron pots. The [[8 Quart Cast Iron Potjie|potjie . . .
2K - last updated 2012-10-31 10:42 by Modemac
2012 began with a fun time last New Year's Eve; but the year as a whole dealt some hard knocks for everyone, . . . away. Is it any wonder why all I seem to do is [[Cast Iron Cooking|post to Facebook about cooking]]? . . .
2K - last updated 2012-12-31 19:10 by Modemac
This was a cooking experiment in progress. A simple three words will describe it: bundt apple pie. No, . . . apple pie with a crust and filling, baked in a cast iron bundt pan. My newly acquired cast iron bundt . . . It was just like the times I'd cooked pies in cast iron, ones that were far superior than a pie baked . . . together. BUNDT APPLE PIE. Why not use the cast iron bundt pan to bake an apple pie? When I looked . . . was my first attempt at making an apple pie in a cast iron bundt pan: [[Bundt Apple Pie]] . . .
3K - last updated 2013-01-06 20:23 by Modemac
I'm continuously amused when these little "magical" coincidences show up. This one occurred when I baked . . . a [[Giant Cookie in Cast Iron]] and put together a cooking video over the . . .
1K - last updated 2013-03-11 17:39 by Modemac
Every time I plan a vacation trip, I get the idea of doing one of these stupid projects that require . . . comes...I could put together a setup with my [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] for melting chocolate. (You knew . . .
2K - last updated 2013-03-14 11:21 by Modemac
This was probably the best flea market score I've had in quite a while, including discovering my Griswold . . . metal items...including several pieces of cast iron. I saw a Wagner Krusty Korn Cob corn stick . . . up with a bargain, nonetheless. It's a HUGE cast iron cooking pot, with a gate marked bottom and . . . just around the size of my Le Creuset 14-inch cast iron pot. With no actual stamp on the pot except . . . & C Clark & Company large enamelled cast iron cooking pot cauldron."''' T & C Clark . . .
3K - last updated 2013-08-26 11:50 by Modemac
After working on the [[2013-08-25|big 19th century cast iron pot]] since Sunday, here are the results . . . pot: I've been informed this pot is from the cast iron foundry at Marietta, Pennsylvania; it's not . . .
2K - last updated 2013-09-24 04:49 by Modemac
Today I brought my 19th century enameled cast iron pot to an environmental testing service, in order . . . Because of this, when I acquired a huge 14-quart cast iron pot with an enameled interior (from the Marietta, . . . cooking with it. The question of lead in antique cast iron has dogged enthusiasts and collectors for . . . So as a result, I am now the owner of an antique cast iron pot that would be little more than a display . . . have to admit I was surprised to be told that a cast iron pot could indeed have lead infused in the . . .
7K - last updated 2015-03-13 06:15 by Modemac
I've been working on a lot of cast iron restoration over the past few days. About a month ago, I took . . . two cracked gate-marked cast iron skillets to a welder and had them sealed. . . . at the office during the day). The gate-marked cast iron pans: https://www.facebook.com/groups/castironskillet/permalink/549889515094888/ . . .
2K - last updated 2016-05-02 20:09 by Modemac
It seems as though each year I start off by saying how the New Year will be better than the last one . . . this year has been the explosive growth of the Cast Iron Cooking group. I suppose I can be glad that . . .
3K - last updated 2013-12-31 23:21 by Modemac
If you want a cure for insomnia, it would be hard to top this: a half hour video of me, talking and talking . . . about antique cast iron pans. * [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hmDBvgTWFE . . . Identifying Old Cast Iron Pans]'' -- a video guide to identifying cast . . .
1K - last updated 2014-03-03 10:27 by Modemac
If I hadn't seen this one, I wouldn't have believed it. Last week I'd mentioned the once-famous, and . . . then, I came across this. This is a ''huge'' cast iron pot, measuring about 11 inches deep and 13 . . . see if it can be restored. According to the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group, this piece is likely a Griswold . . .
3K - last updated 2014-05-13 21:24 by Modemac
The [[Cast Iron|Erie kettle]] was in the [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxhwuI3L4EQ&feature=c4-overview&list=UUMMPMdBX0qWby3TAX9RxI1g . . . Friend, and I've had it [[Restoring a Wagner Cast Iron Skillet with Electrolysis|in electrolysis]] . . .
2K - last updated 2014-05-13 05:39 by Modemac
I recently acquired and restored a gate-marked 19th century 8-quart dutch oven, and this weekend I'm . . . in their kitchen that they only have one small cast iron skillet, I felt I needed to make a donation . . . them out. Among other things, they need more cast iron for cooking to increase their iron intake. . . . oven, which is about the same size. Having two cast iron pots of the same size would mean one of them . . .
2K - last updated 2015-10-30 11:06 by Modemac
As with any hobby, there are niches and cliques where the hardcore geeks get into shouting arguments . . . over the silliest little details. In cast iron, I'm a geek and nerd for [[Birmingham Stove . . . of business in 1992. I enjoy the fact that these cast iron pans are great users, and I'm fascinated . . . Facebook group for Birmingham Stove & Range cast iron: "I know of one person running a Facebook . . . Facebook selling groups like Iron Man, Patriot Cast Iron and Black Iron are becoming as popular as . . .
3K - last updated 2016-04-25 02:10 by Modemac
500 Degree Cast Iron Roast Turkey
[[image:fastroastedturkey.jpg|Cast Iron Roast Turkey|http://i.imgur.com/4GgNRtY.jpg]] [http://youtu.be/rBemxph1k2k . . . ''[http://youtu.be/rBemxph1k2k 500 Degree Cast Iron Roast Turkey]'' In November of 2014, I ran . . . Now, I've had a passion for cooking in [[Cast Iron|cast iron]], and I wanted to do a turkey . . . and five minutes!''''' '''Pans needed:''' A [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] large enough to fit your . . . twelve-pound bird, I used a Lodge 15-inch (14SK) cast iron skillet. Preparing this turkey for cooking . . .
5K - last updated 2014-11-23 11:47 by Modemac
8 Quart Cast Iron Potjie
[[image:potjie.jpg]] [[image:potjie2.jpg]] This is a South African '''''potjie''''', a "size 3" [[cast . . . make and not antique. Folks who like smooth cast iron would be disappointed with it. But it does . . . its similarity in look to a medieval-style cast iron cauldron makes the potjie quite popular among . . . *really* want the luxury and novelty of owning a cast iron pot that's out of the ordinary. If you just . . . want a big 8-quart cast iron pot, go for a Lodge camp oven, which sells . . .
3K - last updated 2014-05-27 05:19 by Modemac
A Cynical Look at Practicing Chaos Magic
My initial attraction to [[Chaos Magic|Chaos magic]] stemmed from its emphasis on meditation and ''gnosis.'' . . . the activity at hand (cooking a tasty meal in my cast iron pans). I can't explain what it is that I . . .
17K - last updated 2015-10-07 20:51 by Modemac
A Timeline of Birmingham Stove and Range
Compiled by: * Dwayne Henson * Tom Penkava * Members of the [http://wag-society.org/ Wagner and Griswold . . . BS&R Cast Iron Cooking and More]'' (Facebook group) This . . . Birmingham, Alabama, to only make hollow ware, cast iron cookware for [[Birmingham Stove and Range|Atlanta . . . posted, [[Birmingham Stove and Range|BS&R]] Cast Iron Cooking and More. Plus all the [[Birmingham . . . BS&R Cast Iron Cooking and More],'' June 25, 2015, 7:57 . . .
9K - last updated 2015-06-29 20:36 by Modemac
Adventures in Culimancy
[[image:cooking-sigil.jpg]] '''''Culimancy'': a term best described as Cooking Magic.''' [[The Only True . . . "Adventures in Culimancy" and not "Recipes in Cast Iron?" What is "[[Chaos Magic|chaos magic]]?" . . . Is it witchcraft or Satan? '''Facebook group: [[Cast Iron Cooking]]''' : Want to be sucked into the . . . Cult of [[Cast Iron]]? Come on over to [https://www.facebook.com/groups/338830442867464/ . . . Cast Iron Cooking on Facebook ], where cast iron enthusiasts . . .
18K - last updated 2018-05-22 11:22 by Modemac
* '''http://www.infowars.com''' * '''http://www.prisonplanet.com''' In 21st century America, you may . . . (There's a review of this video here at the [[Cast Iron Movie Reviews]].) * ''TerrorStorm: A History . . .
7K - last updated 2012-09-17 05:32 by Modemac
All Women Are Bad
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0210484/ I've never seen this, but I've been staring at the title on the . . . [[Cast Iron Movie Reviews]] list for a long time, and . . .
1K - last updated 2012-05-24 10:54 by Modemac
American Irish Coddle
[[image:coddle.jpg|Irish Coddle|http://i.imgur.com/TMk8Oks.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/YILSJORDZfo YouTube]: . . . and inexpensive. '''Pans needed:''' One [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] or dutch oven, 10 inches . . . Slice vegetables into small slices. Heat the cast iron skillet on the stovetop at just under medium . . .
3K - last updated 2017-03-14 22:14 by Modemac
American Meat Pudding
== or: an American Imitation of British Steak And Kidney Pudding == [[image:meatpudding.jpg]] I fell . . . in love with cooking (especially cooking in [[Cast Iron|cast iron]]) in December of 2010. I've spent . . .
7K - last updated 2012-10-18 19:47 by Modemac
Angel Food Cake in Cast Iron
[[image:angel food cake.jpg]] [[image:angel food cake in pan.jpg]] There are many recipes for angel food . . . defy the rules and bake an angel food cake in a cast iron bundt pan. The result? SUCCESS! This was . . . ''A bundt cake pan!'' If you have one, even a [[Cast Iron|cast iron bundt pan]] will work. Don't be . . .
3K - last updated 2018-05-22 11:44 by Modemac
: " In order for vaccines to be a conspiracy, the pharmaceutical companies would have to have bought . . . again. [[Creationism]] has its own page here at Cast Iron Chaos, but this page here is a focus on a . . .
7K - last updated 2012-09-17 05:30 by Modemac
About 75 million people live in the American South, and there are probably that many recipes for cornbread. . . . in the South and eating fresh cornbread from a cast iron pan, slathered with butter. However, when . . . essential'' that this recipe be made in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. Two recipes that only . . . work just right in cast iron are cornbread and bacon. Therefore, because . . . we are combining two necessary cast iron dishes into one, it is a given that a cast . . .
4K - last updated 2013-05-08 11:34 by Modemac
Bacon Wrapped Roast Chicken
[[image:Bacon Roast Chicken.jpg|Bacon Wrapped Roast Chicken|http://i.imgur.com/ubXQMlI.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/rLuTrrL6pKQ . . . contains the magic ingredient: bacon. Beloved of cast iron cooks and Internet freaks, here's a chicken . . . in bacon and roasted in an Australian made [[Cast Iron|Solidteknics BigSkillet]]. '''Tools needed:''' . . . Large cast iron skillet. A large cast iron skillet is the . . . Tie the legs together. Place chicken in a large cast iron pan. Add celery, carrots, and garlic cloves . . .
4K - last updated 2016-12-26 10:08 by Modemac
Barbecue Beef Stew
[[image:barbecuebeefstew.jpg]] === Barbecue beef: === * 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes . . . stew. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. In a large cast iron skillet or dutch oven over medium heat, brown . . .
3K - last updated 2012-07-27 12:22 by Modemac
Bayou Classic 16 Quart Dutch Oven
[[image:flamingdutchoven.jpg]][[image:bayouclassic16quart.jpg]] As a self-admitted [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] . . . apparently been resolved: I received this huge cast iron dutch oven without any difficulty. The lid . . . Texsport Cast Iron Dutch Oven without Legs - 20 Quart] on Amazon: . . . taken some criticism from the fact that it's [[Cast Iron Politics|made in China]]. As such, it represents . . . the advantages and disadvantage of Asian-made cast iron cookware: it's definitely a lower quality . . .
4K - last updated 2013-10-31 15:03 by Modemac
Beer Crust Pizza
== (...using the no-knead dough method...and beer!) == [[image:beercrustpizza.jpg|Beer Crust Pizza|https://i.imgur.com/y9wq3AT.jpg]] . . . YouTube]: ''[http://youtu.be/wEh9mQr68uE Cast Iron Beer Crust Pizza]'' ''March 22, 2015:'' This . . . your crust dough to rise. '''Pans needed:''' A [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]], griddle, dutch oven, . . . pan, 10 more inches in diameter. If you have two cast irons, you can make two thin-crust pizzas at the . . . thick pizza (which can be cooked in a 12-inch cast iron skillet). When you are ready to use this . . .
6K - last updated 2015-03-28 08:26 by Modemac
Birmingham Stove and Range
<table A> A: [[image:bsr-title.jpg]] [[image:bsr-ashtray.jpg]] [[image:bsr-ashtray-02.jpg]] ---- . . . === An American Cast Iron Cookware Manufacturer === || Shorter URL . . . begun looking for vintage, antique American [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] cookware for your kitchen, it's . . . brands considered to be the "gold standard" of cast iron cookware. But when you go looking for these . . . difficult to find. However, in your search for cast iron pots and pans, you will be much more likely . . .
59K - last updated 2018-02-09 21:00 by Modemac
Black Bean Veggie Burgers
I haven't gone vegan, don't worry. This recipe looked so good, I decided to give it a try... * 1 (16 . . . pepper, onion, and garlic. Use a garlic press, cast iron skillet, or other weight to press down on . . .
2K - last updated 2012-11-15 07:26 by Modemac
Boston Baked Beans
=== -- recipe by E.W. Modemac === [[image:bostonbakedbeans.jpg|Boston Baked Beans|http://i.imgur.com/uoeeAE5.jpg]] . . . pot for slow cooking, such as a beanpot or a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] dutch oven; plus a small saucepan . . . and chop the onion. Arrange the beans in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]] of 4 to 5 quart size. . . . and a steaming basket in my 6-1/2 quart enameled cast iron pot. I ended up steaming the bread for about . . .
14K - last updated 2017-02-03 12:41 by Modemac
Boston Baked Pork and Beans
[[image:pork and beans.jpg|Boston Baked Pork and Beans|http://i.imgur.com/mdDNNhy.jpg]] [http://youtu.be/g7_Ib1XLO9U . . . pot for slow cooking, such as a beanpot or a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] dutch oven. You may want to use . . . and chop the onion. Arrange the beans in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]] of at least 6 to 8 . . .
9K - last updated 2017-02-03 12:45 by Modemac
[[image:feijoada.jpg]] (Pronounced: "Fay-sho-wah-da<nowiki>")</nowiki> If it's MEAT you want . . . brown up tons and tons of meat in a big cast iron pot, add the beans and some garlic and cilantro, . . . '''Pans Needed:''' BIG stewing pot (preferably [[Cast Iron|cast iron]]), 8 quarts in size or more. Separate . . . and added to the same (large) bowl. Heat a large cast iron pot on your stovetop at just a little more . . .
4K - last updated 2014-03-30 21:48 by Modemac
[[image:breadpudding.jpg]] August 27, 2011: Today's cooking so far is bread pudding. That's exactly what . . . '''Pans needed:''' 1 large [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet or dutch oven, preferably . . . oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Coat a ([[Cast Iron|cast iron]]) pan with butter, spreading the . . .
5K - last updated 2017-08-01 05:50 by Modemac
Bubble and Squeak
[[image:Bubble and Squeak.jpg]] [[image:Corned Beef Hash.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/6v_CO2TAEOw Youtube]: . . . it's absolutely necessary to make this in a cast iron pan. In England, bubble and squeak has traditionally . . . these leftovers make when you fry them in a cast iron pan. Personally, I think an additional reason . . . for the leftovers." '''Pans needed:''' Large [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet, dutch oven or work -- . . . you want! * 1 egg per serving of hash Heat the cast iron pan on medium heat for 10 minutes, without . . .
5K - last updated 2018-03-18 12:14 by Modemac
Bundt Apple Pie
=== Apple Pie in a Cast Iron Bundt Pan === [[image:bundt apple pie.jpg]] [[image:slicedbundtpie.jpg|Bundt . . . YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/A5cmVjEp8yE Cast Iron Bundt Apple Pie]'' : '''January 5, 2013, . . . apple pie with a crust and filling, baked in a cast iron bundt pan. : My newly acquired cast iron . . . It was just like the times I'd cooked pies in cast iron, ones that were far superior than a pie baked . . . together. BUNDT APPLE PIE. Why not use the cast iron bundt pan to bake an apple pie? : When I . . .
12K - last updated 2018-03-24 12:42 by Modemac
Buttercream Hard Sauce
The quest to obtain a smooth, creamy buttercream cake glaze with ''no lumps'' was not an easy one. For . . . to. Finally, with advice from friends on the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group, I finally ended up with . . .
2K - last updated 2016-12-23 05:38 by Modemac
Cajun Seafood Jambalaya
[[image:Seafood Jambalaya.jpg|Cajun Seafood Jambalaya|http://i.imgur.com/IdZKMuq.jpg]] [[image:jambalayacloseup.jpg|Cajun . . . ''[https://youtu.be/NxO_JXxN0MI Jambalaya in a Cast Iron Cauldron]'' Summer cooking in the great outdoors . . . if you have the opportunity to cook in cast iron. There's something about cast iron that appeals . . . to cooking outside. Cast iron is nearly indestructible, which makes it . . . and taste you get from cooking over a fire in cast iron that can't be matched in the kitchen. As . . .
9K - last updated 2017-07-12 09:44 by Modemac
[[image:carrotcake.jpg]] [[image:frostedcarrotcake.jpg]] : Based on an [http://allrecipes.com/recipe/carrot-cake-iii/ . . . Grease a 9-by-13 inch baking pan, or a 12 inch cast iron skillet. Because the cake will likely stick, . . .
3K - last updated 2017-02-19 12:49 by Modemac
[[image:slowroastedchicken.jpg]] <h2>The Best Cooking Weapons In The World</h2> [[Cast Iron . . . especially for people who enjoy cooking with cast iron -- new or antique; skillets, dutch ovens, . . . enameled casseroles; restoring and collecting cast iron; and posting lots of pictures. As of January . . . and growing, making us one of the largest cast iron communities on the Internet. Come on over . . . So you'd like to...begin cooking in cast iron] : I've written a basic, brief list of suggestions . . .
6K - last updated 2015-07-20 23:03 by Modemac
Cast Iron Brownies
[[image:castironbrownies.jpg]] [[image:brownies.jpg]] * [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X1qoSHh6sg YouTube: . . . Homemade Cast Iron Brownies] If you want to convince your family . . . that cast iron cooking makes everything taste better, all . . . bowl to mix wet ingredients. One 8 or 9 inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] to melt chocolate and . . . mix in the wet ingredients. A ''second'' cast iron pan, fully 10 inches wide, to bake the brownies. . . .
5K - last updated 2017-03-21 10:25 by Modemac
Cast Iron Cannoli
[[image:Cannoli Pastry.jpg]] November of 2017 was a turning point in my life for several reasons. Among . . . shells are fried in lard. '''Tools needed:''' [[Cast Iron|Cast iron dutch oven]] for frying the cannoli . . .
7K - last updated 2018-01-20 23:35 by Modemac
Cast Iron Chaos
<h3><b><i>Mod Externa</i>...cooking up anarchy and Chaos with a touch of cynical . . . magic.</b></h3> Welcome to <b>Cast Iron Chaos,</b> a personal exploration of . . . Only True Magic]]: A Rationale For Cast Iron Chaos</h3> : <h3>The [[Cast Iron . . . [http://www.modemac.com/feed.xml Click here for Cast Iron Chaos RSS feed.]''' [[image:newsblog.gif|Cast . . . (and other Epicurian delights) * [[Movies]] ** [[Cast Iron Movie Reviews]] ** [[Animation]] * [[Music]] . . .
4K - last updated 2015-07-20 23:04 by Modemac
Cast Iron Chicago-style Deep Dish Pizza
[[image:castirondeepdishpizza.jpg|Cast Iron Chicago Deep Dish Pizza|http://i.imgur.com/3ACn0vD.jpg]] . . . '''Pans needed:''' 12-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. '''Dough mix:''' * 1 . . . the pizza, coat the surface of a 12-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] with olive oil. Take . . . the pan until the surface is covered. Cover the cast iron pan with plastic wrap, and let it wait for . . . onions. Remove the plastic wrap from the cast iron pan, punch down the dough, and shape it roughly . . .
4K - last updated 2015-08-21 18:43 by Modemac
Cast Iron Cooking
[[image:wehavepizza.jpg|Cast Iron Pizza|http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152516917802576]] <h3> . . . of people who were interested in cooking with [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pots and pans. I didn't find . . . stupid "timeline." In March or so of 2012, the Cast Iron Cooking page was forced to accept the "Timeline" . . . been simple: '''''HAVE FUN''''' cooking in cast iron -- and '''''NO POLITICS.''''' Why should . . . ''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0AhbiWVzeU Cast Iron Cooking: 20,000 members].'' This was only . . .
4K - last updated 2016-01-06 05:40 by Modemac
Cast Iron Fried Chicken
[[image:ghettochicken.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/GydVZnG8pAY YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/GydVZnG8pAY Cast . . . Texas breading] [[image:texasbreading.jpg]] == Cast Iron Fried Chicken == [[image:fryingchicken.jpg]] . . . for frying, the chicken itself, and a large [[Cast Iron|cast iron pan]]. It is ''absolutely necessary'' . . . to fry chicken in cast iron! Anything else will not give the same results, . . . and this is why cast iron and fried chicken go together like cast iron . . .
6K - last updated 2018-01-11 16:27 by Modemac
Cast Iron Fudge
Pans needed: 10-inch [[Cast Iron]] skillet to prepare the fudge, plus one pan such as a pie plate (glass . . . extract * 1 tablespoon butter In a 10-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet, mix dry ingredients . . .
2K - last updated 2012-09-10 12:03 by Modemac
Cast Iron Iron Chicken
[[image:Cast Iron Iron Chicken 01.jpg|Cast Iron Iron Chicken|http://i.imgur.com/hSJahKM.jpg]] [[image:Cast . . . Iron Iron Chicken 02.jpg|Cast Iron Iron Chicken|http://i.imgur.com/ZkHY9CD.jpg]] . . . Youtube]: ''[https://youtu.be/K1aFZi0Biqo Cast Iron Iron Chicken]'' There's a popular recipe . . . in your home, on a shelf or in a box, there's a cast iron '''sad iron''' from the 1800s, which was . . . weapons. And those weapons are not one, but two, cast iron skillets. '''Pans needed:''' Two large cast . . .
6K - last updated 2017-03-10 05:41 by Modemac
Cast Iron Pizza
[[image:panpizza.jpg|Cast Iron Pizza|http://i.imgur.com/r9CEZuI.jpg]] [[image:panpizza02.jpg|Cast Iron . . . months of eating mostly home-cooked meals in cast iron, the food I ate there simply could not compare, . . . out absolutely ''wonderful'' when made in [[Cast Iron|cast iron]], it's pizza! By far, the most . . . popular dishes on the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group are pizza, chicken, and cornbread...with . . . The secret to a good pizza is to make it in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron pan]]...because once you discover . . .
3K - last updated 2015-03-28 07:34 by Modemac
Cast Iron Pizza Margherita
Italian Neapolitan ''margherita'' pizza is the stuff of legend. Invented in Italy for political reasons . . . rather than one giant pie. '''Pans needed:''' [[Cast Iron|Cast iron pizza pan]], pizza peel. Wide-bottomed . . . oven. Put out your baking pan (preferably a [[Cast Iron|cast iron pan or skillet]]), and pour on . . . pan for another three (3) minutes, so the hot cast iron can continue to cook the bottom of the pizza . . . and give it additional char. ---- * Return to [[Cast Iron Pizza]] . . .
7K - last updated 2013-10-01 13:16 by Modemac
Cast Iron Politics
[[image:American-versus-foreign-small.jpg|American Cast Iron versus Foreign Cast Iron|http://i.imgur.com/yx5Rp5k.jpg]] . . . Does cast iron from China contain lead?]'' When it comes . . . to the subject of [[Cast Iron|cast iron cooking]], there's one point of . . . more than any other: the question of Asian-made cast iron cookware versus American-made cast iron...especially . . . cast iron cookware made in China. First of all, Chinese . . .
7K - last updated 2016-11-25 06:10 by Modemac
Cast Iron Pound Cake
[[image:poundcake.jpg]] [[image:poundcakesliced.jpg]] : [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bu1rJ0XPaCc Youtube]: . . . ''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bu1rJ0XPaCc Cast Iron Pound Cake]'' I've been learning some hard . . . store baking pan. I'm fortunate to own a [[Cast Iron|cast iron bundt pan]] -- but why should I . . . a certain other dessert, made especially in a cast iron pan, that doesn't require you to grease and . . . cornbread. Now, when we make cornbread in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]], we preheat the pan in . . .
5K - last updated 2017-09-18 09:22 by Modemac
Cast Iron Pumpkin Pie
[[image:pumpkinpie.jpg|Cast Iron Pumpkin Pie|http://www.modemac.com/graphics/castironpumpkinpie.jpg]] . . . [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZEImIuy84w Cast Iron Pumpkin Pie] Most recipes for pumpkin pie . . . can make a monster pumpkin pie in a 12-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]? Here I recommend the . . . use of a cast iron skillet, preferably one that's ten to twelve . . . inches in diameter. First of all, cast iron is the best there is at retaining heat, and . . .
6K - last updated 2015-10-26 09:47 by Modemac
Cast Iron Ratatouille
[[image:ratatouille.jpg|Ratatouille|https://i.imgur.com/ue4flub.jpg]] [[image:ratatouille-2.jpg|Ratatouille|http://i.imgur.com/7TT0Cmq.jpg]] . . . ''[http://youtu.be/UIl7kjq06Kg Ratatouille in Cast Iron]'' I never had a problem eating my veggies . . . slightly, especially so that it will work with a cast iron pan or baking dish. '''Pans needed:''' 10-inch . . . [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]], or larger. * Vegetables: . . . (green) For a ratatouille in a 10-inch diameter, cast iron skillet, use: one eggplant, two tomatoes, . . .
7K - last updated 2017-02-07 19:42 by Modemac
Cast Iron Reviews
[[image:potsandpans.jpg]] == Frying Pans == [[Lodge 10 inch Cast Iron Skillet]] : Affectionately called . . . my "redneck pan." [[Lodge 12 inch Cast Iron Skillet]] : If you don't have any cast iron . . . needs at least one piece. Your first piece of cast iron ''must'' be this one -- a 12 inch cast iron . . . skillet. [[Lodge 14 inch Cast Iron Wok]] : The best way to do a stovetop stir . . . not a gas-fired one. [[The Wagners 1891 Original Cast Iron Skillet|The Wagner's 1891 Original Cast Iron . . .
2K - last updated 2013-11-12 04:58 by Modemac
Cast Iron Roast Duck
[[image:Roast Duck 01.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/PcAL1ca8tRo YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/PcAL1ca8tRo Cast . . . control. '''Pans needed:''' 10 inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet, for roasting the duck. . . . and honey mixed together. Place the duck into a cast iron skillet, and coat the skin with the honey . . .
3K - last updated 2017-12-25 22:35 by Modemac
[[image:chaosflames.jpg|Flames of Chaos|http://www.modemac.com/graphics/Flames_of_Chaos.jpg]] '''''Chaos . . . myself immensely as I explore the path of [[Cast Iron Chaos]]. === Practicing Chaos Magic === * . . . : [[The Only True Magic]]: A rationale for Cast Iron Chaos ---- === Chaotic Links of Note === . . .
2K - last updated 2015-07-21 04:39 by Modemac
Chaotic Fried Chicken
You can't have a book of cooking magic spells without at least one fried chicken recipe! This one is . . . with the spices in a large Ziploc bag. Fill a cast iron skillet or dutch oven with enough oil to . . .
2K - last updated 2012-07-17 14:19 by Modemac
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
[[image:gumbo.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/aNCm7UXJQLk YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/aNCm7UXJQLk A New England . . . (Yes, ''five'' hours!) '''Pans needed:''' BIG cast iron pot, dutch oven, or stock pot, 8 to 10 quarts, . . . in a skillet, especially if you're not using a cast iron pot for cooking the entire dish.) Second . . . give the most flavor to your dish. In a large cast iron dutch oven or large pot, heat the grease . . .
6K - last updated 2018-02-15 05:07 by Modemac
Chicken in a Pot
[[image:BSR dutch oven chicken.jpg]] [[image:Chicken in a Pot.jpg]] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_PnWlcfdg . . . * ''[https://youtu.be/L3OEKL2w9OEChicken in a Cast Iron Pot]'' (2017) * ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRFTAu475nU . . . Chicken in a Cast Iron Pot]'' (2012) * ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_PnWlcfdg . . . famous recipe for chicken, roasted in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] dutch oven at high heat, in 2012. . . . without adding the bread. ''Tools needed:'' A cast iron dutch oven with a lid, at least four to five . . .
8K - last updated 2017-03-25 09:39 by Modemac
Chocolate Chip Meringue Kisses
[[image:chocolatechipkisses.jpg]] My brothers and I would get into fights over these homemade cookies. . . . lined with brown paper. (I use a seasoned [[Cast Iron|cast iron griddle]] as a baking sheet, because . . . the cast iron cooks the cookies more thoroughly.) Bake . . .
2K - last updated 2015-12-07 21:46 by Modemac
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Spice Cake
[[image:Pumpkin Spice Cake 01|Pumpkin Spice Cake|http://i.imgur.com/GMdzTQv.jpg]] [[image:Pumpkin Spice . . . sugar and pumpkin spice glaze. It was baked in a cast iron bundt pan, using this recipe: * Dry Ingredients . . . baking cakes in a heavy metal bundt pan, such as cast iron or thick aluminum (bare aluminum, not non-stick). . . . stir in the chocolate chips. When I bake in cast iron, I like to preheat the bundt pan to 425 degrees . . .
5K - last updated 2017-09-18 20:03 by Modemac
Chocolate Cobbler Cake
[[image:bundtcakeinpan.jpg]] [[image:chocolatebundt.jpg|Chocolate Bundt Cake|http://i.imgur.com/0MejzZw.jpg]] . . . Youtube -- Devil's Food Cake in Cast Iron]'' * ''[https://youtu.be/9ZBF-IiKz-I YouTube . . . -- Cast Iron Magic: Dark Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake]'' . . . to create a delicious chocolate cake in a cast iron pan. I'm proud of this recipe, which I've . . . heavy bundt cake pan, especially one made from cast iron. Here, we use a method of pre-heating the . . .
15K - last updated 2018-02-28 06:56 by Modemac
Chocolate Lava Cake
[[image: chocolatelavacake.jpg]] [[image:lavacakes.jpg|Molten lava cakes in cast iron|http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/biglavacake.jpg]] . . . Chocolate Lava Cakes in Cast Iron]'' I have to confess, and give credit to . . . recipe is especially designed for the use of a [[Cast Iron|cast iron muffin pan]], in order to make . . . or four chocolate cakes. This recipe uses a cast iron muffin pan instead. Because it's cast iron, . . . but here we suggest you use a heavy [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] or cast aluminum muffin pan. . . .
6K - last updated 2017-10-09 08:08 by Modemac
Citizens Commission on Human Rights
'''http://www.cchr.org''' If you're through laughing at the official [[Scientology]] Web site, get a . . . sure to look at our entry on [[Scientology]] at Cast Iron Chaos. . . .
5K - last updated 2011-10-03 19:14 by Modemac
[[image:colcannon.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/7-y5bN2oHPw YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/7-y5bN2oHPw Colcannon . . . in a Cast Iron Pot]'' Here in the USA, whenever the subject . . . boil potatoes, cabbage, and greens together in a cast iron pot, and when we're ready, we take our masher . . . the water. One of the many great qualities of cast iron is the way it boils water very fast, much . . . up about three pieces of bacon, and cook it in a cast iron pan until it's crisp. After 50 minutes, remove . . .
3K - last updated 2016-03-21 18:31 by Modemac
'''http://www.condomania.com''' These guys know how to put the fun into safe sex. They're a mail order . . . they acknowledged the other [[Sex]] links at the Cast Iron Chaos. That earned them points in my book, . . .
1K - last updated 2011-10-03 19:15 by Modemac
Coq a la Biere
[[image:coqauvin-thumb.jpg|Coq au Vin|http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/download/coqauvin.jpg]] . . . '''Pans needed:''' 1 large sauté pan or cast iron dutch oven, at least 12 inches in diameter, . . . This will help them ''flambé''. In a large cast iron pan (12 inches) or dutch oven, sauté the . . .
7K - last updated 2015-10-30 19:02 by Modemac
Coq au Vin
[[image:coqauvin-thumb.jpg|Coq au Vin|http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/download/coqauvin.jpg]] . . . '''Pans needed:''' 1 large sauté pan or cast iron dutch oven, at least 12 inches in diameter, . . . This will help them ''flambé''. In a large cast iron pan (12 inches) or dutch oven, sauté the . . .
7K - last updated 2015-08-15 11:22 by Modemac
Corn Bread Pans by Birmingham Stove and Range
[[image:Corn Stick Logo]] Over the course of its history, [[Birmingham Stove and Range|Birmingham Stove . . . & Range]] produced a number of cast iron pans especially for baking cornbread. (Of . . . in the years since the company folded. But its cast iron legacy continues to live in on many products . . . Stove & Range]] produced many cast iron corn stick baking pans. Like their skillets, . . . produce the popular '''cornbread skillet,''' a cast iron pan with eight wedges for individual pieces . . .
10K - last updated 2018-02-09 21:03 by Modemac
Corned Beef and Cabbage
[[image:cornedbeefandcabbage.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/mJPMBpu8ilo YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/mJPMBpu8ilo . . . Corned Beef and Cabbage - Slow Cooked in Cast Iron]'' How can you enjoy Saint Patrick's Day . . . Mix the pickling spices together in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet. Heat them at low to . . . taste of beef brisket slow-cooked in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pot for several hours. We don't . . . celery into large pieces; add them to a large [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pot. Remove beef brisket from . . .
12K - last updated 2018-03-18 11:42 by Modemac
[[image:cranberrysauce.jpg]] : [http://youtu.be/5PJ8uX7Zgak YouTube]: ''[http://youtu.be/5PJ8uX7Zgak . . . as it cools. : A comment from Facebook's [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group: "I was 35 years old before . . .
2K - last updated 2016-11-24 10:54 by Modemac
Crush Yiff Destroy
* '''http://www.crushyiffdestroy.com''' * '''http://community.livejournal.com/wearecyd/''' The political . . . this entry is one of the few articles at Cast Iron Chaos to elicit commentary from someone who . . .
5K - last updated 2011-10-03 19:17 by Modemac
== Practicing the Art of Cooking Magic == '''Why "magic?"''' Much of my explanation for this is spelled . . . meal. I'm not just cooking food with my cast iron pots and pans...I'm making my own creations. . . . implements, and even had a couple of tiny cast iron cauldrons. However, these herbs were ''only'' . . . the time I discovered and used my very first cast iron pan, a [[Lodge 10 inch Cast Iron Skillet]]. . . . I was seduced into [[The Cult of Cast Iron]], and from there I proceeded to immerse . . .
8K - last updated 2015-07-21 04:41 by Modemac
Devils Food Cake
[[image:Devils Food Cake.jpg]] [[image:slicedcake.jpg]] [http://youtu.be/Fd4zh-QTEw8 YouTube]: ''[http://youtu.be/Fd4zh-QTEw8 . . . Devil's Food Cake in Cast Iron]'' This is a variation of my recipe for [[Chocolate . . . heavy bundt cake pan, especially one made from [[Cast Iron|cast iron]]. I use a method of pre-heating . . . needed:''' Thick metal bundt cake pan, such as [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] or cast aluminum. A mixer is . . . Devil's Food Cake in Cast Iron]'' ---- == Chocolate Glaze == As opposed . . .
5K - last updated 2017-03-17 10:53 by Modemac
Dulce de Leche
[[image:dulcedeleche.jpg]] : [http://youtu.be/G0tffLiJgPU YouTube]: ''[http://youtu.be/G0tffLiJgPU Dulce . . . I settled for the next best thing: my Lodge cast iron wok. That also allowed for the use of a wok . . .
4K - last updated 2014-05-02 11:47 by Modemac
[[image:dutchbaby.jpg|Dutch Baby|http://i.imgur.com/8L0fohi.jpg]] [[image:dutchbaby2.jpg]] YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ7ijRuESY0 . . . Cast Iron Cooking: Rising Dutch Baby] One of those . . . foods that ''must'' be made in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. :) A dutch baby is an . . . confectioners' sugar for dusting Place a 10-inch cast iron skillet into your oven, and heat the oven . . . With heavy gloves or potholders, take the cast iron pan out of the oven, place it on your stovetop . . .
3K - last updated 2014-01-08 19:47 by Modemac
Dutch Oven Chicken and Rice
[[image:chickenrice.jpg|Dutch Oven Chicken and Rice|http://i.imgur.com/7VHdsL9.jpg]] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO7vTgRWL50 . . . requires is chicken (duh), white rice, and a [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]]. When I posted this . . . one to the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group on Facebook, everyone began . . . with being one of the simplest. : Pans needed: [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]] with lid * 1 roaster . . . to the point where it splits apart. In your cast iron dutch oven, add 2 cups of rice, 3 and 1/2 . . .
4K - last updated 2018-02-28 09:30 by Modemac
Dutch Oven Clambake
|| Clams can be stored in the refrigerator for '''''one to two days''''' before cooking. Store them in . . . water. || '''Pans needed:''' Large stock pot, [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] dutch oven or cauldron, preferably . . .
3K - last updated 2017-08-03 18:32 by Modemac
Dutch Oven Jambalaya
[[image:jambalaya.jpg]] If you plan on doing any serious cooking at all, whether you're a novice or a . . . professional chef, then a [[Cast Iron|dutch oven]] is a necessity in your kitchen. . . . You can make just about anything with a cast iron dutch oven, and it will come out tasting . . .
3K - last updated 2013-02-03 20:43 by Modemac
Dutch Oven Roast Turkey
== A fully roasted turkey in half the time== * [https://youtu.be/M4TejuZOWrk YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/M4TejuZOWrk . . . the chance to use my favorite cooking tool, a [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]]. || [[image:roastturkey.jpg|Cast . . . own a huge [[Bayou Classic 16 Quart Dutch Oven|cast iron dutch oven]], and it's been especially useful . . . Tools needed === || This recipe uses a huge [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]], with a lid, for roasting . . . the turkey. I've also used a large cast iron skillet as a roasting pan with successful . . .
16K - last updated 2017-10-05 10:32 by Modemac
Easy No-Knead Bread
[[image:nokneadbread.jpg|No-knead Bread|http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/bignokneadbread.jpg]] . . . recipe, one the requires only one bowl, one [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]], and a total of about . . . oven. Pans needed: One medium-sized bowl, one [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]]. (The cast iron pot . . . oven timer for 75 minutes), place your covered cast iron dutch oven into the oven, cover and all. . . .
3K - last updated 2012-08-27 11:55 by Modemac
By now, you've probably seen at least one wiki in action. That wiki would most likely be [[Wikipedia]], . . . was indeed an influence on the development of Cast Iron Chaos. The wiki concept of web page design . . . an already existing page]] || || <nowiki>[[Cast Iron Cooking|change the description of an existing . . . link]]</nowiki> || [[Cast Iron Cooking|change the description of an existing . . . <nowiki>Cast iron cookware was especially popular among homemakers . . .
8K - last updated 2014-06-12 08:45 by Modemac
Enchanted Spice Bread
Enchanted Spice Bread ==== (an exercise in '''cooking magic''') ==== '''Pans needed''':''' [[Cast Iron|cast . . . iron works best. (The pagan tradition of using a cast iron '''''cauldron''''' applies here.) Small pan . . .
3K - last updated 2013-08-20 15:57 by Modemac
Epic Bundt Cookie
[[image:bundtcookie1.jpg]] [[image:bundtcookie2.jpg]] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nDR2Nck56E YouTube]: . . . special when you make a [[Giant Cookie in Cast Iron]]. But if you want to take this to the next . . . cookie.) After 90 minutes, remove the hot cast iron pan from the oven and let it rest for at . . .
4K - last updated 2014-03-13 11:36 by Modemac
Facebook Cast Iron Cooking Community Passes One Thousand Member Mark
September 27, 2012: Facebook is home to many communities, dedicated to every subject imaginable...including . . . antique cast iron cooking pans from the 19th and 20th centuries. . . . "[[Cast Iron Cooking]]," a Facebook "open group" focusing . . . In celebration of this event, an antique cast iron skillet was awarded to the one thousandth . . . also revel in cooking extravagant meals in cast iron dutch ovens and skillets. Dozens of mouth-watering . . .
4K - last updated 2012-09-27 05:55 by Modemac
[[image:failurebowl.jpg]] A simple recipe inspired by comedian Patton Oswalt and his ode to KFC's Famous . . . on a baking sheet (I like using a large [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]). Bake in the oven at . . .
7K - last updated 2017-04-12 07:30 by Modemac
Food and Cooking
Ah, yes -- true [[Bulldada]] can be found even in the food we eat! Without food we'd all be dead (no, . . . of why cooking is [[The Only True Magic]]. [[Cast Iron]]: The Best Cooking Weapons In The World . . . : Some useful advice on cast iron cookware, and how to maintain your cast iron. . . .
4K - last updated 2015-07-20 23:09 by Modemac
Frequently Asked Questions
[[image:facebooklogo.jpg|Cast Iron Cooking: a Facebook group|https://www.facebook.com/groups/castironskillet/?fref=ts]] . . . People have been cooking in [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] for ''thousands'' of years. Because . . . are some of the questions that appear on the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group every day. You're free to . . . pictures of the tasty dishes you cook in your cast iron pots and pans. ---- == The Cast Iron Cooking . . . word or phrase to search for. ---- == Cooking in Cast Iron == === How do I keep food from sticking in . . .
5K - last updated 2013-06-10 21:23 by Modemac
[[image:friedsalad.jpg]] This recipe for skillet cabbage originally called for large amounts of butter, . . . put them aside for later. Melt the butter in a [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]] of 4 to 5 quart size, . . .
3K - last updated 2012-02-01 07:06 by Modemac
Furry vs. Furry
=== ''Better Days'' vs. ''Badly Drawn Kitties'' == * '''http://www.badlydrawnkitties.com/''' * '''http://www.jaynaylor.com/''' . . . : (''Note:'' due to the ongoing block against Cast Iron Chaos by [[Crush Yiff Destroy]], any link . . .
8K - last updated 2011-10-03 19:18 by Modemac
Giant Cookie In Cast Iron
[[image:giantcookie.jpg|Giant cookie!|http://i.imgur.com/WliiC2h.jpg]] [[image:slicedcookie.jpg|Giant . . . Giant Cookie in Cast Iron] There are really no words that can describe . . . the ecstasy of a '''GIANT COOKIE BAKED IN CAST IRON!''' What more can you possibly say? :) [[image:cookiedough.jpg|Chocolate . . . <h3>Pans needed</h3> * [[Cast Iron|Cast iron skillet]] (or dutch oven), 10 to . . . Fahrenheit. Grease the cooking surface of a [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] with shortening, including . . .
6K - last updated 2018-01-15 16:23 by Modemac
Griddles by Birmingham Stove and Range
[[image:Corn Stick Logo]] Over the course of its history, [[Birmingham Stove and Range|Birmingham Stove . . . & Range]] produced a number of cast iron pans especially for baking cornbread. (Of . . . in the years since the company folded. But its cast iron legacy continues to live in on many products . . . Birmingham Stove & Range introduced a square cast iron skillet called the '''Breakfast Griddle.''' . . . in the 1950s, when the Century series of cast iron cookware was introduced by Birmingham Stove . . .
3K - last updated 2015-06-11 05:22 by Modemac
[[image:groundnutstew.jpg|Groundnut Stew -- Chicken with Peanut Butter and Sweet Potatoes|http://www.modemac.com/graphics/groundnutstew.jpg]] . . . and ginger. If this dish is being made in a bare cast iron pot, grease the insides of the pot with shortening . . .
4K - last updated 2017-09-01 23:32 by Modemac
<table A/l> A=[[image:nocrushing.jpg]] "Be Peaceful, Orderly, and Kind. No Crushing." <br>-- . . . Here's an example: The hit counter here at Cast Iron Chaos includes a tracker that tells where . . .
10K - last updated 2012-05-18 18:39 by Modemac
[[image:headcheese01.jpg|Head Cheese|http://i.imgur.com/1mN5FHW.jpg]] [[image:headcheese02.jpg|Head Cheese|http://i.imgur.com/jiD8MkA.jpg]] . . . Brain over Brawn or Cast Iron Head Cheese]'' If you want to gross out your . . . Recently I was lucky enough to acquire this cast iron pig mold, and what this actually is, is a . . . cheese. These pig heads are rather popular among cast iron collectors; but I'm determined that all my . . . all over the place. I was happy to see the cast iron pans did not rust from being in the refrigerator . . .
8K - last updated 2017-08-11 05:57 by Modemac
Health Hazards of Cast Iron Cooking
A number of Web sites promote various theories about the "dangers" of common everyday materials, including . . . [[Cast Iron||cast iron cookware]] and other items used . . . about these materials have occurred on the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] Facebook group on a regular basis. . . . This is why we wish to state that the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] Facebook group does not endorse . . . asked on this Facebook group, include: == Do cast iron pans from Asia (China, Taiwan, Korea) contain . . .
4K - last updated 2014-01-20 14:43 by Modemac
[[image:hellpope.jpg]] '''http://www.beat-factory.net/hellpope/''' (Blog: http://www.livejournal.com/users/hellpopehuey24/ . . . inciteful reviews of pop-culture phenomena to Cast Iron Chaos, including our articles on ''[[Watchmen]],'' . . .
1K - last updated 2011-10-03 19:21 by Modemac
High Weirdness by Mail
[[image:highweirdnessbymail.jpg|High Weirdness by Mail]] '''http://subgenius.com/hwbw.htm''' The true . . . by Mail.'' The result is this very Web site, '''Cast Iron Chaos''', which strives to move in a different . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-03 18:39 by Modemac
: ''Give a man some bacon, make a friend. Show a man how to make bacon, make a friend forever.'' -- [[Pope . . . I had the good fortune of seeing the amazing cast iron collection of another member of the [[Cast . . .
3K - last updated 2013-08-28 11:36 by Modemac
Homemade Pot Pie
Here's a recipe for a homemade pot pie that beats the stuffings out of those salt-ridden, preservative-laden . . . if you use a heavy metal baking dish, such as a cast iron skillet or dutch oven. The following recipe . . .
3K - last updated 2012-03-05 15:01 by Modemac
[[image:homemade-yogurt.jpg]] Making a batch of homemade yogurt, by slow-cooking milk in a cast iron . . . from the supermarket '''''Tools needed:''''' [[Cast Iron|enameled cast iron dutch oven]], digital . . .
2K - last updated 2017-05-14 08:09 by Modemac
[[image:hoppinjohn.jpg]] [[image:steamedgreens.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/if-f8ez805g YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/if-f8ez805g . . . a low price. '''Pans needed:''' Large pot or [[Cast Iron|dutch oven]] to prepare black-eyed peas and . . . separate saucepan to prepare the greens; and a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet to bake cornbread. (Cornbread . . . isn't cornbread unless it's made in a cast iron skillet!) '''Preparation time:''' 2 hours . . . bowl of beans and water into a large pot or [[Cast Iron|dutch oven]]. Add pork pieces. Dice onion . . .
5K - last updated 2018-01-01 07:36 by Modemac
Horrible Truffle Cookies
[[image:horriblecookies.jpg|Horrible Truffle Cookies|http://imgur.com/jVKV7l1]] In Salem, Massachusetts . . . like chocolate!" == Pans needed: == * 6-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] for melting chocolate . . . hot and gooey. :) : See also: [[Giant Cookie In Cast Iron]] : (Disclaimer: I never knew the owners . . .
5K - last updated 2013-01-28 15:17 by Modemac
Hot Apple Crisp
This is a quick, easy, and delicious dessert that kids always love. The ingredients don't have to be . . . more willing to actually eat it. Pan needed: 1 cast iron pan, 2 bowls to mix the ingredients For each . . . 2 tablespoons butter, room temperature Place the cast iron pan in the oven and heat the oven to 375 . . . burning, ''you'' pack the apple mix into the cast iron pan. Observe and help your assistant (being . . .
3K - last updated 2012-03-25 10:25 by Modemac
How To Cook Rice
[[image:rice.jpg]] [[image:rice2.jpg]] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiKFHPmQE0c YouTube: How To Cook . . . Rice in Cast Iron] Of the many basic cooking skills forgotten . . . sure to use a pot with a heavy lid, such as a [[Cast Iron|cast iron pot]]. As it cooks, the rice will . . . cast iron dutch oven] in the same general shape as . . . YouTube: How To Cook Rice in Cast Iron] ---- == How To Cook Brown Rice == '''''Brown . . .
4K - last updated 2014-11-13 18:45 by Modemac
How To Wash Your Cast Iron Pan
After you're done cooking with your [[Cast Iron|cast iron pan]], it needs to be hand-washed without soap. . . . any crusted-on food will come off a seasoned cast iron pan with just a few minutes of scrubbing . . . is one reason why it's best to cook with your cast iron pan at a very high heat. The high temperature . . . which is why it's not recommended for seasoned cast iron.) : See also: [[Seasoning Your Cast Iron . . . Pan]] ---- == How to Clean a REALLY Dirty Cast Iron Pan == [[image:dirtygriswoldskillet.jpg]] . . .
6K - last updated 2013-12-28 05:59 by Modemac
[[image:impossiblepie.jpg]] There are many easy and delicious recipes that can be cooked in a cast iron . . . butter or margarine, softened ---- In your cast iron dutch oven, prepare your filling ingredients. . . .
5K - last updated 2012-08-28 16:01 by Modemac
Inside Out Broccoli Pizza
[[image:broccolipizza01|Inside Out Broccoli Pizza|http://i.imgur.com/iUzjBsi.jpg]] ''Avengers: Age of . . . into disliking the movie. However, as an amateur cast iron cook, I'm always interested in trying new . . . cover bowl, and let it rise for five hours. Coat cast iron pan with extra-virgin olive oil. Plop the . . . (long, thin strips), and saute them in a cast iron skillet with olive oil and butter to caramelize . . .
5K - last updated 2015-09-07 20:26 by Modemac
Irish Soda Bread
'''''Pans needed:''''' 2 mixing bowls, 1 large, 1 medium. One large baking pan to fit a round loaf, such . . . as a [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. * '''Dry ingredients''' . . . Grease and flour an large round pan, such as a [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. In a large bowl, mix . . .
2K - last updated 2013-03-17 07:42 by Modemac
Jamaican Black Rum Fruitcake
[[image:jamaicanfruitcake01.jpg]] [[image:jamaicanfruitcake02.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/XRUULj5Zg8s YouTube]: . . . Finally, mix in almonds. Coat two 10-inch cast iron skillets with shortening. Add batter to the . . .
5K - last updated 2017-01-02 07:38 by Modemac
Jamaican Jerk Chicken in Sauce
[[image:jerkchicken.jpg]] Jamaican dishes use the types of seasonings you usually see in traditional . . . it ended up being cooked on the stovetop in a cast iron wok. The result was a tender and very tasty . . . on the stovetop. '''''Pans needed:''''' [[Cast Iron|Cast iron wok]] or dutch oven. Large dish . . . even a full day before cooking. Heat up a large cast iron dutch oven or wok, over medium heat for about . . . scrape any extra marinade from the dish into the cast iron pan. Add enough chicken broth to mostly cover . . .
4K - last updated 2018-03-07 09:27 by Modemac
Krispy Kreme Kopykat Kake
[[image:Krispy Kreme Cake 01|Krispy Kreme Kopykat Kake|http://i.imgur.com/j9db5OJ.jpg]] [[image:Krispy . . . Over on Facebook's Cast Iron Bundt Bakers Anonymous group, people have . . . However, if you are fortunate enough to own a cast iron or thick, heavy cast aluminum cake pan, do . . . Glaze: Melt butter in saucepan (preferably a cast iron saucepan) at low-medium heat. Add powdered . . .
4K - last updated 2016-10-12 05:01 by Modemac
Le Creuset Pot
<table A> A: [[image:lecreusetpot.jpg]] ---- The most exquisite taste in luxury outdoor cooking: . . . a 9-quart 14-inch enameled Le Creuset cast iron dutch oven (or "French oven<nowiki>")</nowiki>, . . .
1K - last updated 2011-10-04 07:09 by Modemac
Lodge 10 inch Cast Iron Skillet
[[image:redneckpan.jpg]] All of our [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pans have stories behind them, with some . . . One of my favorites is my very first cast iron pan, which I affectionately call my redneck . . . nearly two years ago, it was my only piece of cast iron. What's more, at that time it was sitting . . . from eight years of neglect. I was bitten by the cast iron bug, hard, when I used this pan for the very . . . this proves I've been sucked into the Cult of Cast Iron. :) I'm enjoying this newfound hobby with . . .
3K - last updated 2013-01-13 15:08 by Modemac
Lodge 12 inch Cast Iron Skillet
[http://www.amazon.com/review/R3C55KK1PEJX9S/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm Review originally posted at Amazon in . . . who claim the rougher surface of the Lodge cast iron skillet makes it difficult to achieve a non-stick . . . to get a solid non-stick seasoning on your Lodge cast iron skillet -- you don't have to sand the surface . . . than regular vegetable oil for seasoning cast iron). All you need to do is use your pan regularly, . . . with the legendary black non-stick patina that cast iron is known for. This is a pan that will cook . . .
4K - last updated 2014-01-08 07:55 by Modemac
Lodge 14 inch Cast Iron Wok
[[image:stirfry03.jpg]] There have been some comments about how the Lodge [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] wok . . . this is the advantage to using the Lodge cast iron wok! As other reviews have noted, this wok . . . red-hot electric heating coil. If you let this cast iron wok sit on the electric stovetop for too . . . The heat retention properties of a heavy cast iron wok allow you to heat your wok to the proper . . . in the manner of tossing a salad. The Lodge cast iron wok is a natural evolution from the thin . . .
5K - last updated 2012-09-17 21:03 by Modemac
Low Country Chicken Stew
[[image:Lowcountry Chicken Stew 01.jpg]] [[image:Lowcountry Chicken Stew 02.jpg]] : Video : ''[http://youtu.be/4-LKKBrV1yQ . . . in a huge Le Creuset 12-quart enameled [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pot. The ingredients are: * 56 . . .
2K - last updated 2014-10-05 11:17 by Modemac
Ma's Vinegar Chicken
[[image:vinegarchicken.jpg]] Ah yes! Just the smell of this cooking clears your sinuses better than any . . . one coated with enamel. Bare metal such as cast iron or aluminum will react to the acids in this . . .
3K - last updated 2012-05-25 07:20 by Modemac
Macaroni and Cheese Bundt Cake
[[image:Mac and cheese cake 01]] [[image: Mac and cheese cake 02|Mac and Cheese Cake|http://i.imgur.com/UeCChRp.jpg]] . . . was a recipe that showed up on the secret '''''Cast Iron Bundt Bakers Anonymous''''' Facebook group. . . . a try. Mac and cheese cake! Mac and cheese in a cast iron bundt pan, topped with a cheddar cheese ganache. . . . cheese drizzle: heat 1/2 cup of heavy cream in a cast iron skillet, and mix in 8 ounces of shredded . . .
4K - last updated 2017-03-06 08:51 by Modemac
Magical Apple Pie
[[image:applepie_big.jpg|Apple Pie|http://i.imgur.com/G3VXhTG.jpg]] [[image:applepieslice_big.jpg|Apple . . . Pans needed: One 9-inch or 10-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]], large bowl to drain . . . apples. Using [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] instead of a glass baking dish . . . plate) helps to properly bake the crust, as the cast iron retains heat and cooks the crust more thoroughly . . . this will be for the top crust. Grease your cast iron skillet with a thin layer of shortening, . . .
9K - last updated 2016-10-02 08:01 by Modemac
[[image:Fruitcake.jpg|Fruitcake|http://i.imgur.com/2eJDGXv.jpg]] [[image:Fruitcake in Pan.jpg|Fruitcake . . . with old-fashioned cooking (especially with [[Cast Iron|cast iron]]), I've been trying many different . . .
7K - last updated 2017-01-02 07:32 by Modemac
Magickal Properties of Cast Iron
-- by [[Modemac|E.W. Modemac]] (additional material provided by [http://www.reddit.com/user/cristalmighty . . . cristalmighty] on Reddit) [[image:bwpots.jpg|Cast Iron Caulrons|http://i.imgur.com/wpjdiCQ.jpg]] . . . [[Cast Iron|Cast iron]] has been a tool and friend of . . . daggers or wands of wrought iron, to the use of cast iron nails and horseshoes as objects for magickal . . . focus or ingredients in spellcasting, objects of cast iron are a significant part of everyday magic . . .
14K - last updated 2017-09-27 06:58 by Modemac
Mas Vinegar Chicken
[[image:vinegarchicken.jpg]] : [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7xJoYPRJeI YouTube]: ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7xJoYPRJeI . . . one coated with enamel. Bare metal such as cast iron or aluminum will react to the acids in this . . .
4K - last updated 2013-06-15 19:39 by Modemac
Mega Meat Loaf
[[image:meatloaf01.jpg]] [[image:meatloaf02.jpg]] '''''July 6, 2016''''': I'd been completely worn out . . . my [[Birmingham Stove and Range]] #14 [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. I considered coating . . .
3K - last updated 2016-07-06 16:06 by Modemac
Melted Candy Corn Brownies
== or: The Mysterious Disappearing Candy Corn == [[image:candycornbrownies.jpg]] [[image:Melted candy . . . You could eat it...or, you could melt it in a cast iron skillet, mix it in with brownie mix and eggs, . . . bowl for dry ingredients; one 10-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. * '''Dry Ingredients''' . . . the wet ingredients a little later. In a medium cast iron skillet, bring butter and cream to a simmer . . .
3K - last updated 2016-10-27 21:38 by Modemac
[[image:mieliebread01.jpg]] [[image:mieliebread02.jpg]] If you say this is cornbread, you're right. It's . . . cornbread the way it's supposed to be made: in a cast iron skillet. South African or not, it's not cornbread . . . lots of butter on top. '''Pans needed:''' 9-inch cast iron skillet. 1 large bowl for mixing ingredients. . . . corn oil or vegetable oil, for the hot cast iron pan * 1 cup milk, separated - 1/2 cup for . . . Don't drain the corn, use the water!) Place cast iron skillet into the oven, and preheat the oven . . .
3K - last updated 2017-07-28 12:26 by Modemac
'''Sermonizing and Rants''' [[2001 and Beyond the Infinite]] : An essay on the movie ''2001: A Space . . . ''[[Santa Claus Conquers the Martians]]''! '''[[Cast Iron Movie Reviews]]''' : Many Web sites out there . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-03 18:54 by Modemac
Nana Pacittos Homemade Pasta Sauce
[[image:pastasauce.jpg|Nana Pacitto's Pasta Sauce|http://i.imgur.com/FA1yifr.jpg]] [[image:pastasauce2.jpg|Nana . . . overflowing, has been a 6 and 1/2 quart enameled cast iron cooking pot. Because this sauce uses large . . . (The sauce will react with aluminum or bare cast iron, which will give it a greyish color and a . . . using a beloved family recipe, in a big enameled cast iron pot. Tonight, however, I tried preparing . . .
8K - last updated 2017-08-27 09:17 by Modemac
New England Clam Chowda
[[image:clam chowda.jpg]] [[image:Steaming clams.jpg]] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZR_Ymlwsli4 YouTube]: . . . clams and boiling the chowda...preferably a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pot of at least 6 quart size. . . . half pound of bacon. Ssear up the bacon in your cast iron pot, until it's crisp and all the fat is . . .
4K - last updated 2015-10-11 01:22 by Modemac
New England Spider Cake
[[image:spidercake01.jpg|Spider Cake|http://i.imgur.com/Q62dwOa.jpg]] [[image:spidercake02.jpg|Spider . . . This delicious recipe was posted to the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group by one of its moderators. . . . on January 6, 2016: "So named for the 'spider' cast iron skillets they used to be baked in. It's a . . . for mine. :) " '''Pans needed:''' 10-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. Two large bowls to mix . . . heavy cream * Maple syrup, for serving Place dry cast iron skillet in the oven. Preheat the oven to . . .
4K - last updated 2016-04-06 15:11 by Modemac
New York Style Cast Iron Pizza
== (with very little kneading) == [[image:castironpizza.jpg|Cast Iron Pizza|http://imgur.com/gallery/RM60Vxr]] . . . your crust dough to rise. '''Pans needed:''' A [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]], griddle, dutch oven, . . . Lodge 14-inch cast iron pizza pan]. I used exactly the same amount . . . pizzas (which can be cooked in a 10 to 12-inch cast iron skillet). When you are ready to use this . . . pizza (up to three hours at most), take out your cast iron skillet or pan (with a diameter of 10 to . . .
9K - last updated 2017-08-21 09:48 by Modemac
[[image:frittata.jpg]] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igiWHU8dQt8 YouTube]: ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igiWHU8dQt8 . . . Frittata in a Finex Cast Iron Skillet]'' To this very day, I am unable . . . instead. :) All you need is a hot oven, a cast iron skillet, and a secret ingredient -- water! . . . : Pans needed: one all-metal pan such as a cast iron skillet, to transfer from your stovetop to . . .
3K - last updated 2017-06-26 08:32 by Modemac
No Knead Focaccia Bread
This recipe requires the use of a 12-inch diameter cast iron dutch oven. If you only have a 10-inch cast . . . left for your dough to rise, place a 12-inch cast iron dutch oven into your oven, including the . . . the oven to 450 degrees F. When the oven and cast iron pan are at 450 degrees and the dough has . . . and pour (or dump) the dough directly into the cast iron pan. It will sizzle immediately when it hits . . . into a loaf as it cooks. (''Be careful'' – the cast iron pan is very hot!) Sprinkle on the parmesan . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-23 22:26 by Modemac
Non-Stick Cast Iron Cooking
http://www.modemac.com/graphics/nonstick01.jpg === "Help! Food keeps sticking in my cast iron pan!" === . . . one of the most common questions asked about [[Cast Iron|cast iron]]: how to get a non-stick cooking . . . surface. A lot of people are scared away from cast iron after their first experience with it: their . . . to achieve a good non-stick surface on any cast iron pan. Here are some guidelines to help you . . . discover how easy it is to cook anything in cast iron: * '''Use a seasoned pan.''' : A bare metal . . .
11K - last updated 2016-11-20 04:40 by Modemac
Oriental Wok Stir Frying
[[image:stirfry.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/MjcKoAXbkdg YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/MjcKoAXbkdg American . . . instead of a typical thin wok, I use a heavy cast iron wok for electric stovetop stir frying. The . . . Bayou Classic cast iron wok], an Asian-made [http://www.amazon.com/Mr-Bar-B-Q-06106p-Cast-Iron-Wok/dp/B0001QIUGO/ . . . Weber cast iron wok] built to fit in a Weber barbeque grill. . . . a hot wok. == Heating your wok == Using a heavy cast iron wok on an electric stovetop is very different . . .
12K - last updated 2016-02-15 21:33 by Modemac
Outdoor Cookware by Birmingham Stove and Range
|| [[image:bsr-14in-campoven.jpg]] || [[image:bsrspider]] || [[Birmingham Stove and Range]] is known . . . for its famous [[Cast Iron|cast iron cookware]], produced for indoor . . . makes [[Birmingham Stove and Range|BS&R]] cast iron easy to identify. However, For several decades . . . went out of business in 1992, their outdoor cast iron cookware was largely forgotten. Despite the . . . pots and pans, there are still many of these cast iron treasures in existence. They are often mistaken . . .
13K - last updated 2018-03-26 15:20 by Modemac
Oven Roasted Pork Belly
[[image:roast pork belly.jpg]] It's said that in Asia they can do two things better than anyone else . . . is very easy to make - especially if you have a cast iron pan to assist with the roasting. The best . . . of flavor. * '''''Pans needed:''''' 12-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. You can make this in . . . Fahrenheit. Place the pork belly into a large cast iron pan. Cover the top of the skin with salt, . . .
2K - last updated 2018-04-07 14:21 by Modemac
'''http://www.paganwiki.org/index.php''' Thanks to the popularity of [[Wikipedia]], there have been several . . . in July of 2005 -- just a few months after Cast Iron Chaos was founded under its previous name . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-03 22:32 by Modemac
Pasta Aglio e Olio
[[image:pasta-aglio-olio.jpg]] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4F_yQJSnsM YouTube]: ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4F_yQJSnsM . . . a ''large stock pot'' with a lid. This can be [[Cast Iron|cast iron]]. stainless steel, aluminum, enameled, . . . and that's enough to warp a steel pan, or even a cast iron pan. So even if the recipe calls for heating . . . At this point, place a cast iron pan on the second burner, and turn it up . . . heat (about 3 to 4 on a 1-to-10 burner). Cast iron heats up very slowly, so placing it on the . . .
7K - last updated 2017-10-28 03:37 by Modemac
[[image:Pastalaya.jpg]] This is a modern variation of ''jambalaya'' that uses pasta instead of rice. . . . two hours, including half an hour to preheat the cast iron pot, chop the vegetables, and slice the pork . . . cook everything. '''Pans needed:''' Large [[Cast Iron|cast iron pot]] with a lid; four bowls for . . . large bowl, add the chicken pieces. Heat your [[Cast Iron|dutch oven]] on the stovetop for about 10 . . . at medium heat. (That's all you need to get cast iron good and hot - medium heat and some patience . . .
3K - last updated 2017-02-01 20:18 by Modemac
[[image:pecanpie.jpg|Pecan Pie|http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152591557352576]] '''Pie Crust:''' . . . the dough is ready, grease the inside of a [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] with vegetable shortening. . . .
3K - last updated 2014-01-26 22:13 by Modemac
[[image:pernil01.jpg]] [[image:pernil02.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/c_sGN711d0Q YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/c_sGN711d0Q . . . a lot of fun roasting a whole pork shoulder in a cast iron dutch oven, and I loved how it turned out. . . .
5K - last updated 2017-12-10 18:15 by Modemac
== Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup == [[image:phoga.jpg]] : (See also: '''[[Phở Bo]]''' -- Vietnamese . . . of the best parts of making broth or stew in a cast iron pot: the heavy metal of the pot would keep . . .
13K - last updated 2015-04-09 19:58 by Modemac
[[image:potbrownies.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/fkprkvF7yVE YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/fkprkvF7yVE Pot . . . for '''pot brownies''': brownies made in a cast iron pot. I understand some folks may be thinking . . . bowl for dry ingredients; one 10-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]]. (You can make this . . . with a cast iron skillet or other baking pan, but then they . . . a little later. In a saucepan or 9-inch cast iron skillet, bring butter and cream to a simmer . . .
6K - last updated 2018-04-22 08:05 by Modemac
Pot O Roasted Vegetables
[[image:roastvegetables.jpg]] This is based upon a [http://allrecipes.com/recipe/roasted-vegetables/ . . . The big difference here is that we add [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] to the mix. :) '''Pans needed:''' . . . [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] pot of 2 quart size or larger, . . . * Kosher salt and pepper, to taste Place your cast iron pot in the oven and preheat the oven to 475 . . . is at 475 degrees F, ''carefully'' take out the cast iron pot, and add the vegetables to the pot. Listen . . .
2K - last updated 2013-05-09 19:40 by Modemac
Prime Rib Roast
[[image:primeribroast.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/oMEgI0F8juE YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/oMEgI0F8juE Prime . . . Rib Roast in Cast Iron]'' '''''May 12, 2018:''''' For Mother's Day . . . method. '''Pans needed:''' #8 sized (10 inch) [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] for roasting the meat . . . garlic, rosemary, thyme. Place the roast into a cast iron skillet. Generously cover the top and sides . . . Sear the outside of the roast in the hot cast iron pan. It's only necessary to sear the outside . . .
4K - last updated 2018-05-17 02:01 by Modemac
* 3 cups sugar * 1 cup vegetable oil * 4 eggs * 2/3 cup water * 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree * 3 1/2 . . . C). Lightly grease one 12-inch pie pan (or cast iron skillet). In a large mixing bowl, combine . . .
1K - last updated 2011-10-18 22:12 by Modemac
[[image:pumpkinstew.jpg|Pumpkin Stew|http://i.imgur.com/hr4x2b4.jpg]] [[image:pumpkinstewcloseup.jpg|Pumpkin . . . inches or more in diameter. Needless to say, a [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] dutch oven works best! Five separate . . .
8K - last updated 2015-10-28 16:29 by Modemac
Rabbit Stew - With Bacon
[[image:rabbit-stew.jpg]] [[image:rabbit-mummy.jpg]] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnxM19Qyg6k YouTube]: . . . went to the beach, set up a propane grill with a cast iron pot, and simmered up a great tasting stew. . . .
3K - last updated 2018-04-01 09:07 by Modemac
[[image:ragubolognese.jpg]] [[image:bolognesewithpasta.jpg]] This traditional Italian fare (pronounced . . . <h3>Pots needed<h3> * Cast iron skillet to prepare the ''mirepoix'' (a classical . . . as you then prepare the vegetables. Heat up a cast iron skillet over medium heat, then add olive . . .
6K - last updated 2012-08-13 13:57 by Modemac
Recent changes made to pages at Cast Iron Chaos. '''[http://www.modemac.com/feed.xml Click here for Cast . . . Iron Chaos RSS feed.]''' [[image:newsblog.gif|Cast Iron Cooking|http://www.modemac.com/feed.xml]]''' . . .
1K - last updated 2012-11-11 20:59 by Modemac
Red Wine Balls
== A different way to prepare Rocky Mountain oysters == [[image:rockymountainoysters.jpg]] [[image:redwineballs.jpg]] . . . wrong. '''Pans needed:''' 1 large sauté pan or cast iron dutch oven, at least 10 inches in diameter, . . .
6K - last updated 2014-05-15 20:29 by Modemac
Restoring a Wagner Cast Iron Skillet with Electrolysis
: YouTube: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoND1B1tQvY Restoring A Cast Iron Skillet With Electrolysis] . . . 23rd, 2011, 8:00 AM: I recently acquired three [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillets]] in need of restoration. . . . an iron grill recently (see Restoring a Cast Iron Grill with Vinegar), I've been intrigued . . . than rust. [[image:electro1.jpg]] : A Wagner cast iron skillet (circa 1922) in need of restoration. . . . THIS is the result! [[image:electro6.jpg]] : Cast iron skillet after five hours in electrolysis, . . .
5K - last updated 2012-05-04 15:03 by Modemac
Reverse Seared Roast Beef
[[image:roastbeef01.jpg]] [[image:roastbeef02.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/7oPOv6tBZiA YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/7oPOv6tBZiA . . . choice for this dish, slow-cooked in a vintage cast iron pan. Now, there's a popular method for making . . . temperature but not overcooked. Also, a good cast iron pan is necessary for roasting and searing . . . to 225 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the meat into a cast iron skillet. It isn't necessary to add any oil . . .
4K - last updated 2017-10-25 05:16 by Modemac
[[image:ricepudding.jpg]] '''Preparation time:''' 45 to 60 minutes, including boiling rice '''Pots needed:''' . . . sure to use a pot with a heavy lid, such as a [[Cast Iron|cast iron pot]]. As it cooks, the rice will . . .
3K - last updated 2015-04-08 07:18 by Modemac
[[image:risotto.jpg]] '''September 5, 2012:''' My first risotto! I figured it would be best to add the . . . broth is heating, add olive oil to a 5-quart [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]] over medium heat, . . .
5K - last updated 2012-09-10 17:25 by Modemac
Roast Chicken in Cast Iron
[[image:Roast Chicken.jpg]] There are a thousand different methods for roasting a chicken, and I can . . . a basting mixture. '''Pans needed:''' Large cast iron skillet, preferably 12 inches or more. A . . . oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Place 12-inch cast iron skillet on stovetop, heat at medium. There's . . .
5K - last updated 2016-05-31 20:04 by Modemac
Roast Turkey Wayside Inn
[[image:Wayside Turkey Side|Roast Turkey Wayside Inn|http://i.imgur.com/PUPxfVH.jpg]] : [https://youtu.be/Rfy2Jtctas4 . . . a long-time movie buff and recently christened [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] cook, I've had a great respect . . . of bacon over the breast. : I use a large [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] as the shallow roasting . . . here show the turkey being prepared in a size 14 cast iron skillet, measuring 15 inches in diameter. . . . salt * 1/2 cup chicken stock Heat a large [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]], ungreased, on medium . . .
11K - last updated 2016-11-30 08:04 by Modemac
Roast Turkey in Cast Iron
[[image:Cast Iron Roast Turkey.jpg]] [[image:Cast Iron Roast Turkey 01.jpg]] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1Gh-nWNvUk . . . ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1Gh-nWNvUk Cast Iron Roast Turkey - 2017 (Part 1)]' <table . . . I tried ''slow-roasting'' a turkey in a huge cast iron skillet, and the result was incredible! This . . . Roasted Cast Iron Turkey|http://www.modemac.com/wiki/Slow_Roasted_Cast_Iron_Turkey]] . . . [[Slow Roasted Cast Iron Turkey]] ---- This recipe began in early . . .
15K - last updated 2017-11-05 14:53 by Modemac
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
[[image:pumpkinseeds.jpg]] The basic recipe for roasted pumpkin seed simply goes like this: Mix melted . . . butter, plus a cookie sheet), so I threw [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] into the mix, and I'm certain . . . the hot cast iron pan helped the seeds roast better and quicker . . . than a regular cookie sheet. The result: * Place cast iron skillet in cold oven, and heat to 300 degrees . . . * Pour the bowl of seeds back into the same hot cast iron skillet. Use the fork to spread the seeds . . .
2K - last updated 2012-10-18 08:54 by Modemac
Desite the name, this isn't an [[Ex-Gays|ex-gay]] organization; in fact, it's defunct as of 1993. However, . . . are related to at least one other entry here at Cast Iron Chaos. During the 1980s, STRAIGHT was a successful . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-08 04:11 by Modemac
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
[[image:Santa Claus Conquers The Martians Poster|Santa Claus Conquers The Martians|https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f/Santa_Claus_Conquers_the_Martians_1.jpg]] . . . YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/GDJg00UQ4P8 Cast Iron Commentary - Santa Claus Conquers the Martians]'' . . .
10K - last updated 2017-12-19 20:50 by Modemac
Saucepans by Birmingham Stove and Range
For a long period of time, as far back as the 1930s through the 1970s, [[Birmingham Stove and Range|Birmingham . . . Stove & Range]] produced a series of cast iron handled saucepans for stovetop cooking. These . . . different from that of the more famous BS&R cast iron skillets. Because of this, saucepans from . . .
8K - last updated 2016-09-23 20:17 by Modemac
Searing a Medium Rare Steak
<table A> A: [[image:steak1.jpg]] ---- Watch this on YouTube: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8zGEc2ohBM . . . The Dangers of Cast Iron Cooking] '''Pans needed:''' 1 10-inch [[Cast . . . Iron|cast iron skillet]] * 1 large cut of boneless ribeye . . . reveal a dirty secret they don't tell you about cast iron cooking. There are at least a thousand videos . . . steak when you sear it in a blazing hot cast iron pan. And they're right, too -- you get a . . .
10K - last updated 2013-02-28 05:35 by Modemac
Seasoning Your Cast Iron Pan
[[image:seasoning.jpg]] '''Seasoning''' (also called '''curing''') is a process used to prepare [[Cast . . . Iron|cast iron]] cooking pans for use. Before it can be . . . used for cooking, a cast iron pan must be seasoned in the oven. There are . . . that demonstrate the method for seasoning a cast iron pan. As mentioned above, no one can agree . . . * ''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6Tz3HnnCFs Cast Iron Restoration and Maintenance]: From Start . . .
13K - last updated 2014-01-07 09:38 by Modemac
[[image:sigilspell.jpg]] : (As an experiment, I designed and "charged" this sigil to cast a spell upon . . . these acts. I've even burned sigils in my cast iron pans, because I like the dramatic effect . . . seen on the front page of this very Web site, [[Cast Iron Chaos]], is a sigil I developed myself. As . . . and sigilized it. I then burned the sigil in a cast iron pan to project it into the subconscious. . . . an acquaintance. :) The night's magic began with cast iron and ended with cast iron – true cooking . . .
12K - last updated 2013-10-01 20:53 by Modemac
'''http://www.skepticwiki.org/index.php/Main_Page''' The success of [[Wikipedia]] has encouraged many . . . frowned upon. : (I should re-iterate here that Cast Iron Chaos is ''not'' an attempt to build an "encyclopedia." . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-08 04:14 by Modemac
[[image:sweetcornbread.jpg]] [[image:sweetcornbread2.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/9OBGMRYCFD8 YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/9OBGMRYCFD8 . . . Sweet Yankee Cast Iron Cornbread]'' ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SWUxgfr5Zk . . . How To Use A Cast Iron Cornbread Pan]'' Yet another learning experience, . . . from the Internet. I made the cornbread in a cast iron pan, and the texture came out ''perfect'' . . . dry ingredients (plus the final batter). [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]] to cook the cornbread. . . .
7K - last updated 2018-01-30 09:40 by Modemac
Skillet Roasted Chicken
[[image:roastchicken.jpg]] * YouTube: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sw4bDshoBI8&feature=youtube_gdata . . . Easy Roast Chicken in a Cast Iron Skillet] This is a simple, easy recipe to . . . 30 to 45 minutes. All you need is a heavy-duty cast iron skillet, a chicken, and basic seasoning. . . . to bring it to room temperature. Place a 12-inch cast iron skillet in your oven, and heat the oven and . . . of the bird to contact with the hot metal of the cast iron pan. This will apply extra cooking to the . . .
4K - last updated 2013-05-01 20:35 by Modemac
Slow Cooked Pastrami
For Saint Patrick's Day in 2013, I brined my own corned beef brisket and made the best [[Corned Beef . . . brisket, and to refrigerate it afterwards. [[Cast Iron]] dutch oven for cooking. Steaming basket . . . oven to 225 degrees F. Place the brisket in a cast iron dutch oven and cover it with a heavy iron . . .
4K - last updated 2013-03-24 10:14 by Modemac
Slow Roasted Cast Iron Turkey
[[image:Slow Roasted Cast Iron Turkey 01.jpg]] [[image:Slow Roasted Cast Iron Turkey 02.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/hpm1T9m_R1U . . . ''[https://youtu.be/hpm1T9m_R1U Slow Roasted Cast Iron Turkey: 2017]'' There have been several reports . . . A> A:This recipe uses a huge [[Size 14 Cast Iron Skillet|cast iron skillet]] for roasting . . . the turkey. I've also used a large cast iron dutch oven as a roasting pan (without a lid) . . . be difficult to lift a huge turkey out of a deep cast iron pot. Also, the dutch oven would block the . . .
14K - last updated 2017-11-22 06:27 by Modemac
=== a.k.a. "The World's Greatest Brownies" === [[image:sluttybrownies.jpg|Slutty Brownies|http://i.imgur.com/oPe3xhu.jpg]] . . . Brownies." * Bottom layer: [[Giant Cookie In Cast Iron]] batter * Middle layer: Oreo Cookies * Top . . . layer: [[Cast Iron Brownies]] batter Prepare the mixes for each . . . baking pan. * Bottom layer: [[Giant Cookie In Cast Iron]] batter [[image:sluttybrownieslayer1.jpg|Slutty . . . * Top layer: [[Cast Iron Brownies]] batter [[image:sluttybrownieslayer3.jpg|Slutty . . .
3K - last updated 2013-04-07 20:40 by Modemac
Special Pans by Birmingham Stove and Range
== Chef Skillet, Square Skillet, Breakfast Griddle, Small Fry, and the Jumbo Skillet == The years 1966 . . . Stove & Range]] introduced a square cast iron skillet called the '''Breakfast Griddle.''' . . . Fry == Produced during the 1970s and 1980s, the cast iron '''"Small Fry"''' pan may be the most "unknown" . . . Stove & Range]] produced this giant cast iron skillet. This monster pan has a diameter . . . Today, Bayou Classic (an importer of Asian-made cast iron) sells its own [http://www.amazon.com/Bayou-Classic-7438-20-Inch-Cast-Iron/dp/B00062WTS8/ . . .
9K - last updated 2016-04-05 06:47 by Modemac
<h2>An Experiment in Making Good, Cheap Food</h2> : [[image:spoodles.jpg]] I've recently . . . and years before being sucked into the cult of cast iron. Some of the things I'd cooked and put onto . . .
5K - last updated 2011-10-07 23:34 by Modemac
Sportsman Grill by Birmingham Stove and Range
[[image:BSR 1940s grill plus fryer-01.jpg|BSR Sportsman Grill plus Fryer|http://www.modemac.com/graphics/BSR-1940s-Sportsman-Grill-plus-Fryer-01.jpg]] . . . for the grill, is highly sought after by cast iron enthusiasts. The Sportsman Grill started . . . coal or wood. (A number of antique elongated cast iron "griddles" in antique stores are actually . . . a later model of the Sportsman Grill. On the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] group, James Goodman compared this . . . produced its own "American Wildlife" series of cast iron pans. There were four designs in this series, . . .
17K - last updated 2016-12-01 08:30 by Modemac
Spread the Word
We love meeting new people, and we especially want input and links (and reviews) from newcomers to this . . . word far and wide, and encourage people to visit Cast Iron Chaos. When giving the URL for this site, . . . will point your browser to the home page for Cast Iron Chaos. If you want to provide a direct link . . .
2K - last updated 2011-10-03 17:54 by Modemac
St. Matthew's Churches
Redirect to: <h2>[http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/St_Matthews_Churches St. Matthew's Churches . . . at the Cast Iron Chaos].</h2> . . .
1K - last updated 2011-10-08 04:15 by Modemac
[[image:steakdiane01.jpg]] [[image:steakdiane02.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/vsIQeSUBYKo YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/vsIQeSUBYKo . . . one version I've tried. '''Pans needed:''' [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet; plus a trivet, for resting . . . that at home. However, many folks ''do'' have a cast iron skillet. This is another reason why cast . . . boat or other serving container. Bring your [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet to searing temperature . . .
6K - last updated 2017-10-12 08:44 by Modemac
Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese
[[image:Stovetop Mac and Cheese.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/9LUeykkc_Cs YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/9LUeykkc_Cs . . . dutch oven for boiling the macaroni. A 10-inch [[Cast Iron|cast iron]] skillet for preparing the cheese . . . cheese sauce is prepared. Melt the butter in a cast iron skillet over low-to-medium heat, in order . . .
4K - last updated 2017-12-04 05:09 by Modemac
A recipe for tasty chowder, using relatively low-cost ingredients. Fresh fish and salt pork can certainly . . . to be used in other cooking or seasoning your cast iron. In the dutch oven, sauté the onions in . . .
3K - last updated 2011-10-18 12:07 by Modemac
Talk about The Wagners 1891 Original Cast Iron Skillet
As my eyes scanned "Wagners 1891 Original Cast ..." I was momentarily primed for something about an opera . . .
1K - last updated 2012-06-08 20:28 by Modemac
Talk about Wikipedia
-- The collective mind-mass of Wikipedia editors is a strange and frightening thing. Here's proof: The . . . site. Which is one reason why I've set up the Cast Iron Chaos wiki: so that we can be as biased as . . .
4K - last updated 2011-10-08 04:20 by Modemac
[[image:Thanksgiving.jpg|Thanksgiving Dinner|http://www.modemac.com/graphics/2015_Turkey_Dinner.jpg]] . . . Inn]] (in [[Birmingham Stove and Range]] #14 cast iron pan) * Gravy * Salad * Wayside Bread Stuffing . . . ''a la mode'' with ''[[Dulce de Leche]]'' * [[Cast Iron Pumpkin Pie]] (Gate-mark #9 skillet) * Mixed . . . the oven reaches 325 degrees, add turkey to #14 cast iron pan, fill with basting mixture, and rest . . . for boiling. 12:45: Grease two #7 and #6 size cast iron pans. Open whomp dough and place biscuits . . .
7K - last updated 2016-11-22 19:50 by Modemac
== Menu == * [[Roast Turkey in Cast Iron]] * Salad * Rabbit Stuffing * Kielbasa * Mashed Potatoes * Tri-Color . . . [[Cranberry Sauce]] * [[Magical Apple Pie]] * [[Cast Iron Pumpkin Pie]] * Mixed Nuts == Schedule == . . .
5K - last updated 2012-11-22 20:38 by Modemac
The Basic Dutch Oven Meal
== Anyone can cook! == For most of my life, if you asked me what I liked to cook, I would have told you . . . that absolutely must belong in any kitchen: a '''cast iron dutch oven.''' [[image:dutchoven.jpg]] This . . . is a typical 5-quart cast iron dutch oven, manufactured by Lodge and [http://www.walmart.com/ip/Lodge-Cast-Iron-5-qt.-Dutch-Oven/5969631 . . . about $33] (with free shipping). Other brands of cast iron dutch ovens can be found for even less at . . . "dutch ovens," but I recommend going for an all cast iron pot without any rivets, screws, or "silicone" . . .
8K - last updated 2013-10-03 20:34 by Modemac
The Cult of Cast Iron
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cast-Iron-Cooking/217078104969894 "Bob," here is my confession. After reeling . . . Lo, "Bob," I speak of none other but the cult of CAST IRON! It began quite unexpectedly, after I had . . . I took to the Internet and started looking at cast iron -- entries on Amazon, videos on YouTube, . . . and even Yahoo groups dedicated to cast iron cooking...and I realized that there really . . . is a genuine religious cult dedicated to cast iron cooking. There's a cadre of hardcore cooking . . .
11K - last updated 2013-08-29 17:49 by Modemac
The Only True Magic
All my life, I've searched for magic. This magic has taken many forms and many names, and I've never . . . my creations. I'm not just cooking food with my cast iron pots and pans...I'm making my own creations. . . . is the magic you make yourself.''' <h2>Cast Iron Chaos</h2> Earlier I took the time . . . I am embracing the chaos of life. This is '''Cast Iron Chaos.''' This is ME. It's not just "cast . . . "Bob" Dobbs, or Jessica Darling, or anyone else. Cast Iron Chaos is E.W. Modemac. This is my Web site, . . .
11K - last updated 2015-07-21 04:44 by Modemac
The Vinegar Method - Restoring a Cast Iron Griddle
'''March 17, 2011:''' This was given to me today in order to fix up. I don't have to give it back until . . . to de-rust a pan since I was bitten by the [[Cast Iron|cast iron bug]] a couple of months ago, and . . . are still there. [[image:grill9dayslater.jpg]] : Cast iron grill after soaking in 1 gallon of 5% acidity . . . silvery taint like that on the bottom of my cast iron skillet last week, after I made deep dish . . . : [[Seasoning Your Cast Iron Pan|After seasoning]], the pan is ready. . . .
5K - last updated 2014-01-17 05:35 by Modemac
The Wagners 1891 Original Cast Iron Skillet
[[image:wagners1891small.jpg|Wagner's Original 1891 Cast Iron Skillet|http://www.modemac.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/wagners1891.jpg]] . . . this image for a larger picture of the Wagner cast iron skillet. If you've had any experience with . . . cooking in cast iron, you'll know there's a difference between . . . the modern-day cast iron pans and the classic antique iron cookware. . . . Cast iron pans made today are heavier, with a rougher . . .
9K - last updated 2014-06-23 07:49 by Modemac
== (Christmas Eve Pork Pie) == [[image:porkpie.jpg|Pork Pie|http://i.imgur.com/czomUjr.jpg]] [[image:Tourtiere.jpg|Tourtiere|http://i.imgur.com/ki425oF.jpg]] . . . on Christmas Eve. '''Pans needed:''' Large [[Cast Iron|Cast iron frying pan or dutch oven]] to cook . . . 9-inch pies, 1 12-inch pie (made in a 12-inch cast iron skillet), or even 1 deep pie in a 10-inch . . . cast iron dutch oven. === Pork === * 1 bone-in pork . . . Simply place the pork shoulder into a large cast iron dutch oven. Mix together a simple rub, to . . .
5K - last updated 2016-12-23 08:26 by Modemac
Unique 19th Century Cast Iron Skillet
A truly unique [[Cast Iron|cast iron skillet]]. There have been two folks on the [[Cast Iron Cooking]] . . . Show] in Western Massachusetts in search of cast iron. And there was cast iron to be had there...including . . . not pass up! [[image:pan-lid-01.jpg|19th century cast iron pan with Griswold lid (front)|http://i.imgur.com/Skf8OMnh.jpg]] . . . [[image:pan-lid-02.jpg|19th century cast iron pan with Griswold lid (back)|http://i.imgur.com//GPfbenfh.jpg]] . . . 2013: And now the pan is [[Restoring a Wagner Cast Iron Skillet with_Electrolysis|out of electrolysis]] . . .
5K - last updated 2013-11-12 07:49 by Modemac
Vinegar Chocolate Cake
[[image:Vinegar Cake 01|Vinegar Cake|http://i.imgur.com/zc9wLho.jpg]][[image:Vinegar Cake 02|Vinegar . . . Awesome Chocolate Cast Iron Skillet Cake]'' This may be one of the easiest . . . the cake batter being entirely mixed in a [[Cast Iron|10 inch cast iron skillet]], but you may . . . oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 10 inch cast iron skillet with Crisco or shortening. Add dry . . . ingredients to a large mixing bowl (or cast iron skillet) and mix them all together: flour, . . .
3K - last updated 2017-10-13 09:55 by Modemac
What Not To Do With Your Cast Iron Pan
Here are some tips on what should ''not'' be done to take care of a cast iron pan: * '''Don't wash your . . . to set in almost immediately. * '''Don't leave a cast iron pan with food in the refrigerator.''' The . . . It's easy to maintain the seasoning on your cast iron pan, and with a little love your pan will . . . they probably don't know how to care for your cast iron cookware. Eventually, someone close to you . . . above, and you will find yourself with a rusty cast iron pan. '''Don't panic!''' You don't have to . . .
3K - last updated 2012-01-27 09:49 by Modemac
What is Scientology
These days, no matter where you go on the Net, you're likely to see someone talking about the Church . . . in the organization. : (On my own page of [[Cast Iron Movie Reviews]], I include my own [[The Bridge|review . . .
24K - last updated 2012-06-06 07:36 by Modemac
'''http://en.wikipedia.org ''' === The Rise of Wikipedia (2002 to 2005) === I came across Wikipedia in . . . High Weirdness Project (which has since become [[Cast Iron Chaos]]). I've since been devoting my time . . .
11K - last updated 2012-06-06 07:34 by Modemac
[[image:popcorn.jpg]] : YouTube: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7Y_UT_ZYls Wok Corn - popcorn in a . . . cast iron wok] Wow, I can't believe how easy this was . . . to Amazon's reviews on how to make popcorn in a cast iron wok. I tried it out tonight, and it was done . . . Wok Corn - popcorn in a cast iron wok] ---- If you don't have a cast iron wok, . . . cooking popcorn in a 12-inch cast iron skillet]. . . .
3K - last updated 2013-04-16 14:26 by Modemac
Wok Hei - The Mystical Art of Stir Frying
[[image:stirfry2.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/MjcKoAXbkdg YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/MjcKoAXbkdg American . . . Cantonese stir frying stoves are used to heat cast iron woks (sometimes carbon steel, but usually . . . cast iron) at incredibly high temperatures of hundreds . . . "Chinese takeout" fast food. I use a heavy cast iron wok as opposed to the traditional lightweight . . . preheat the wok in the oven, so that the heavy cast iron absorbs enough heat from the electric coils . . .
9K - last updated 2016-02-15 21:45 by Modemac
Wok Roasted Peanuts
[[image:Wok Peanuts.jpg]] [https://youtu.be/pRREE222gEs YouTube]: ''[https://youtu.be/pRREE222gEs Wok . . . make some homemade roasted peanuts in the Lodge cast iron wok. This method is easy, and it only requires . . . salt * 1 tablespoon smoked paprika Place a large cast iron wok (or dutch oven) on your stovetop, and . . .
2K - last updated 2017-09-19 19:14 by Modemac
Yuletide Corned Beef
[[image:cornedbeefandsuace.jpg]] [[image:cornedbeefinpot.jpg]] : '''December 20, 2012:''' And at last, . . . dishes anyone could make -- especially in a cast iron dutch oven. All you do is rinse off a slab . . . needed:''' Slow-cooking pot, such as an [[Cast Iron|enameled cast iron dutch oven]] or crock . . . corned beef brisket, and place in an enameled [[Cast Iron|cast iron dutch oven]]. (The acidity of the . . .
5K - last updated 2013-03-15 13:54 by Modemac