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Cast Iron Around the Web: June 30, 2008

The Cast Iron Renaissance continues to pick up steam. Here are the latest cast iron related posts from the last three days.

The Well-Stocked Kitchen: Tips from Chef Francisco.” Quote: “Chef Francisco swears by his cast iron, saying that it outperforms any other skillet for most stove-top tasks.”

I Got a Pizza Stone!” In spite of the title, this is a great story about experimenting with cast iron for making pizza.

Wild Alaskan Salmon.” All was going well until the salmon stuck to the pan!

The Happy Tail [Tale?] of the Cast Iron Skillet.” She thought her pan was ruined. Not so. Cast iron is amazingly resilient!

Rockin’ Utah.” Read about the Smith’s family’s experience at the “Rockin’ Utah” even which included dutch oven demonstrations and cooking.

Annual Adoption Reunion Camp-out.” Ginger writes about this event that included nine families. Turns out the dutch oven cobbler was quite good, too. Look for the picture.

Apple Pie Baked Over a Fire (dutch oven--warning, music plays when you hit this site, but there are two great pictures)

Bowl of Texas Red (skillet & dutch oven)

Campfire Dutch Oven Potatoes

Chicken Gumbo (dutch oven)

Country Dutch Oven Chicken

Crunchy Zucchini Blossoms (cast ion skillet)

Dutch Oven Salmon and Potatoes

Etruscan Peasant Soup (dutch oven)

Ham and black bean soup (dutch oven)

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese (dutch oven)

No-Knead Bread aka Beer Bread (dutch oven)

Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs (dutch oven)

Roti Bread Recipe (cast iron skillet)

Salmon with Saffron Rice (cast iron skillet)

Seared Tuna a l’Indienne (cast iron skillet--also a great tutorial on searing fish)

Spiced Plum Butter & Gingery Plum Jam (dutch oven)

Spicy Thai ‘Fish’ and Stir-fried Cucumber with Woodear Mushrooms and Chili (cast iron skillet)

Swiss Chard with Onions --also here (skillet or dutch oven)

Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread (dutch oven--great pictures)