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Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 11-16-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,205
Posted By BryanB
Re: Breaking in the new fish fryer

First up: hush puppies. (Lesson learned with the fryer. I got the oil too hot and the hushpuppies were burned on the outside by the time they were done of the inside. They still tasted good!)

When...
Forum: General Cast Iron 11-11-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By BryanB
Re: Special a Find

Are both looped handles intact? I had a # 728 "Hotel skillet". It was warped and had a small crack by one of the looped handles. I gave $10 for it in the early 1980's at Lacon "flea" market in North...
Forum: Show & Tell 10-26-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By BryanB
Re: Another #14

Deep dish Chicago style pizza.
Forum: Show & Tell 10-22-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By BryanB
Re: HTF Griswold #12 New England Griddle

New to me, I blew the dust off the red book and there are two listings for 708 skillets. One called "early skillet" . Nothing called NE Griddle.
Forum: Show & Tell 09-30-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By BryanB
Re: Got Lucky This Morning

Like Doug said. The lid is worth at least 5 - 10 x times the pan. Look close where the handle attaches to the pan after clean up. Those large pans needed a more beefy handle than a #5 or up. Look...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-27-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By BryanB
Re: Yard Sale Finds

Good score on the #14. I have been trading up on on those.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 08-10-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By BryanB
Re: Removing “Exfoliated”, Hard Rust Buildup

How slick is the inside? Don't want pits meeting in the middle.
Forum: General Cast Iron 06-13-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By BryanB
Re: What is This Gigantic Thing?

I am sure many hams were boiled in those elongated pots. Those were used to make small batches. Pork renderings, water bath canning, small cotton diaper cleaning???, small batch lye soap making....
Forum: Show & Tell 03-25-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By BryanB
Re: Lodge Cast Iron Fluted Cake Pans

Recipe posted in the recipe file.
Forum: Recipe File 03-25-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,234
Posted By BryanB
Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Cast Iron Bundt Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

1 Lemon Cake Mix
4 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 (3 ounce) package Instant Lemon Pudding Mix
1 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup poppy seeds
1 container of lemon frosting
Forum: Show & Tell 03-25-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By BryanB
Re: Lodge Cast Iron Fluted Cake Pans

A very moist lemon poppy seed cake. Using lemon pudding and lemon juice. I will have her post the recipe.
Forum: Show & Tell 03-24-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By BryanB
Re: Lodge Cast Iron Fluted Cake Pans

Nice post. We were in the Smoky Mountains last year and I purchased one of the new bundt cake pans. The wife loves it. I passed on the "fish fryer" whatever long pan this year.
Forum: Show & Tell 11-03-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,798
Posted By BryanB
Re: BSR #8 with Lid

I would have given twice that for the lid, maybe more. Great deal. Those darn lids are hard to find in my area.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 10-31-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,713
Posted By BryanB
Re: Large Kettle Clean Up

The wire wheel method is the best way to strip a large old kettle.Most are dimpled in the cooking area. The surface is lightly etched allowing the lard to coat the surface.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 10-29-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,713
Posted By BryanB
Re: Large Kettle Clean Up

Not 100% lime. That is a wash pot that had a build up of Borax or lime soap to clean clothing under a wood fire. I have cleaned several southern kettles that look like yours. Was the "crust"thicker...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-16-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,862
Posted By BryanB
Re: I Found This #7 Skillet at Goodwill

Nothing good in my area. Cast iron, jewelry, and sterling silver is "cherry picked" before placed out for sale. Rusty new Lodge pans and rusty corn stick pans. Both showing evidence of owner neglect.
Forum: Show & Tell 09-09-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By BryanB
Re: Anybody Seen One of These Before?

Stamped steel pan. Made in a press. Flea markets call them "cowboy fry pans"in an attempt to jack up the prices. Most used examples have a bad wobble.
Forum: General Cast Iron 08-25-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By BryanB
Re: Help With Large Cast Iron Cauldron

Those with the outer lip/rim/edge are sometimes called syrup kettles. Rendering down maple syrup. I have no proof or documentation and yours may have never saw a drop of maple syrup.
Forum: Show & Tell 08-14-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,428
Posted By BryanB
Re: GRISWOLD #4 Skillets I've Found

Nice. Never seen the wood handle version. I let a few slide out in the early 1990's in a trade for some spider skillets. I had some with heat rings. :cry:
I have learned a lot.:shootself:
Forum: General Cast Iron 06-06-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,392
Posted By BryanB
Re: Any Ideas?

Do you have the rimmed lid? The "D" shaped legs place this example in the older phase of gate marked spiders. 1880's to 1920's.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 05-22-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,822
Posted By BryanB
Re: Warped #9

Yes. Tried and broke. Used a heating torch and a shrink heating pattern.
Forum: Show & Tell 03-07-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,384
Posted By BryanB
Re: Today's Goodwill Finds

Our local Goodwill stores cherry pick the cast iron donations. All we see is chinese cookie pans and chinese fajita pans from the Christmas gift stuff.
Forum: Show & Tell 03-01-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,472
Posted By BryanB
Re: Lodge 14 CO

I have several NIB 16's. Yes, I'm bragging.:-D:-D The report of discontinued 14's shallow DO's is news to me. :-D:-D
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-24-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,240
Posted By BryanB
Re: DO ID

I wonder if they have records across the pond for early cast iron ware? Tax or export records.
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-23-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,240
Posted By BryanB
Re: DO ID

They are called spider skillets in the southeast states. So many foundries made them there is no way to label who made what unless the lid is marked with a name of series of initials. This example is...
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