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5 Cast Iron Cooking Recipes to Keep Up Your Sleeve

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A true Texas cook knows that a cast iron skillet is a trusty tool to have in the kitchen. It can take you from breakfast through lunch and on to dinner and even dessert if you like! Those looking for a good pan to do your eggs perfectly and finish off the night with some hot apple crisp know that such quality and performance can be found in these household necessities. A cast iron skillet can help you cook dishes you’ve only dreamed of, once you know how to care for them properly! Here are five great recipes to give you just a sampling of what you can do with cast iron cooking.

1. A Picturesque Porterhouse Steak

5 Cast Iron Cooking Recipes to Keep Up Your Sleeve

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Bon Appetit posted this porterhouse steak recipe by Chef Bobby Flay. It’s seared to perfection, and all the steps you need to complete this picturesque piece of meat for your family dinner is available at the link provided here.

2. Skillet Mac and Cheese

5 Cast Iron Cooking Recipes to Keep Up Your Sleeve

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Posted on the Taste of Home website, this recipe was designed by a grandmother for her grandson who was in the service. It’s tasty, hearty, and delicious! And it’s made in a cast iron skillet. For the recipe, including all the tender loving directions, please visit the link here.

3. Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

5 Cast Iron Cooking Recipes to Keep Up Your Sleeve

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Another epic cast iron skillet family favorite is cornbread. This recipe is, hands-down, one of the most versatile dishes you can cook in these pans. You can serve it as an appetizer, make it as part of the main course, or top it with fruit preserves and ice cream for dessert! Get the recipe here.

4. Apple Pie

5 Cast Iron Cooking Recipes to Keep Up Your Sleeve
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