- By Serious Eats
The cast iron skillet is an equipment essential that shines when it comes to high-heat cooking, like searing steaks or charring vegetables, but it's so much more versatile than that—you can use cast iron to sauté, bake bread, or even cook eggs with no risk of sticking, provided it's well seasoned. And despite the myths, it's super resilient, easy to season, and easy to care for. Here's everything you need to know about the pan, from buying to seasoning and even what to cook in it.
- By Mashed
Common sense dictates that the absolute best place to acquire your meat is at the butcher's shop. Apart from the obviously vast selection of meat and meat-based delicacies, a trained and dedicated butcher can provide the kinds of tips and expertise you simply don't find from your average supermarket assistant. You can just walk into a good butcher's shop, have a meat-themed chat with the person behind the counter, and see what professionally recommended treats you walk out with.