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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I found a cast iron dutch oven in the basement. On the bottom, it reads "CRESCENT FD'Y CO.", "OZARK", and "ST. LOUIS, MO.", and "No 8". We have been looking for cast iron cookware, but all we have found so far are cheap new things that apparently do not do well from all I have read here. Have...
  2. DIY - Do It Yourself
    So, I have several lodge skillets and pots that are new or lightly used. I can't help but notice how rough the cooking surface on them are compared to my grandma's cast iron skillets. I did some looking online and see that old cast iron was polished and "smoothed" where today's aren't. I'm...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I enjoy baking bread. I use several different recipes and methods to include a bread machine, regular bread pan, on a oven rock, in a glass covered casserole dish and now a cast iron dutch oven. I have had really good success with the method from the New York Times... but, I've only used glass...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was just wondering if anyone knows how to take care of cast iron cookware? I just bought a dutch oven and plan on buying a skillet too. What is the best way to clean cast iron. What is the best way to maintain cast iron, and what the best way to prevent rust...
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