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4 Recipes to Make in a Cast Iron Skillet


Article by Kate Baxendale

Photography by Stock Images + Provided

One of the many reasons I love my cast iron skillets is because they are so versatile. Fry an egg? Yep. Sear a mean steak? You bet. Bake cornbread? Check. You can even make delicious desserts in them! There are literally endless ways you can use them. If you're still not convinced that this skillet is your secret weapon, here are four drool-worthy recipes you can make using your handy-dandy cast iron pan.

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Homemade Cast Iron Skillet Pizza

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Trust your cast iron skillet to make the best homemade pizza ever. The trick is to preheat the skillet at 500 F so the crust gets nice and crispy on the bottom. Get the recipe from A Simple Palate.

Sweet Potato Kale Frittata

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This frittata from Country Living cooks beautifully in a cast iron skillet. Impress your friends the next time you host brunch, or treat yourself to breakfast for dinner on a weeknight.


Dash of Savory says she'll never make lasagna any other way! Just use oven-ready lasagna noodles to skip boiling them first.

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

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This recipe from Modern Honey will have your house smelling heavenly. Make a giant chocolate chip cookie in your cast iron skillet for the dessert dreams are made of.