Cast Iron Cooking Is Going to Europe!

Today’s post is about Aebleskiver (or Ebelskive), the Danish pancake/pastry that is sure to wow your guests!  Serve them with jam and powdered sugar for a delicious, sophisticated addition to Sunday Brunch.  The ingredients (listed below) are very “pancake-like”.  If...

Waffles! (part 2)

Those of you who saw my last post about cast iron waffle makers are familiar with the many shapes, sizes and types of waffle makers dating back to the early 1900’s. In this post, I put one of them to the test. I used a Wagner high base waffle maker over a gas flame....

Cast Iron Waffle Makers

As we continue our blog journey into the world of cast iron cooking let’s talk waffles!  When I started to collect vintage cast iron, I had no idea how interesting it would be to explore waffle makers.  They really are functional works of art.  This blog post will...

Cast Iron Cornbread

Most everyone has a cornbread recipe and there is no better way to make cornbread than in cast iron.  With cast iron you get the benefit of a very hot pan, a non-stick surface and making cornbread is one of the best ways to build up your pan’s seasoning. The...

Delicious Delicata

Sometimes you make a meal where the side dish competes with the main dish as the standout of the meal. That was my experience with my first Delicata squash dish. The main course, in this case, was a whole Red Snapper roasted with sliced lemons and Rosemary. With that...

It’s Almost Time!

Around this time of year we begin to anticipate the Thanksgiving Holiday and meal. For many of us in Northern California that means Dungeness Crab.  This year Thanksgiving occurs on Thursday November 28. Will Dungeness Crab be in season and available?  As of right now...