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Forum: Show & Tell Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Steven C
Re: First Victor

My brother who had no interest in cast iron in past, recently was given found by me a late 50 ,s & 1960’s 10 and#8 non marked Wagner. When he took a later interest of cooking with cast iron.

I...
Forum: Show & Tell Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Steven C
Re: First Victor

Very nice, I had been thinking about trying to put together a set of fully marked Victor skillet cause I like the looks of them. I usually just buy what I want to use. But Iím picky on brand and time...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 07-10-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Steven C
Re: Griswold Skillet Lid?

Will,

when you get it all cleaned up post some pictures, I think itís safe to say we all like pictures here, my self have two with full writing on top. Those are the ones I like. The #8 is high...
Forum: Show & Tell 04-26-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By Steven C
Re: CHF Hammered Skillet & Lid

I do like that. If I stumble across a number 8 chicken fryer I most definitely would have to keep it. I really like the deep hammered CHF cast. But at this time I only look for what I would cook...
Forum: Recipe File 03-23-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By Steven C
Re: Lemon chicken with olives

Sounds good, was hoping for a picture. Iím having pork chops tonight
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-04-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By Steven C
Re: Finding EBay Sellers That Specialize in Cast Iron?

Jack I’m not a collector as well. I enjoy functional pieces of cookware that have Proving it’s self over in time and many cases much more than a hundred years.
I’ve got a favorite brand and time...
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-03-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By Steven C
Re: Griswold #8 Skillets and #8 Lids

Iíve have a fully marked lid from to 20ís that fits my early slant #8 Erie
Others here may have bit more info of what works together and what doesnít.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-03-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By Steven C
Re: Finding EBay Sellers That Specialize in Cast Iron?

Yes eBay takes time and diamonds in the ruff can be found when you take your time, unless money spent doesnít matter.

In my neck of the woods a lady has a #9 early Griswold she wants $100 for. I...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 01-18-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,018
Posted By Steven C
Re: Advice on Best Brand/age to Cook With?

Mike, very personal question of what one person likes to the next person enjoys.
Every one has his or her preference of weight balanced and feel of handle. Iím a fan of a few for what I would do...
Forum: Introductions 01-14-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By Steven C
Re: New to New and Old Cast Iron

Welcome Mike,
I got into vintage cast iron about six years ago and not thought about using anything else. I do have one large deep steel skillet, and stock pot and for acidic foods like tomato based...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-12-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By Steven C
Re: Sidney Bean Pot

Very nice and I like it. If you’re not interested in using it maybe shoot it with a flat clear coat no gloss. I think the patina of its look now tells the story of its age. If you wanted to use it in...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-16-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By Steven C
Forum: Recipe File 12-16-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,901
Posted By Steven C
Re: Home Made Biscuits

Those do sound good, I have not tried homemade biscuits yet but recently as a few days ago was looking up biscuit recipes on line.

I donít usually keep buttermilk on hand and usually cheat and...
Forum: Show & Tell 12-12-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By Steven C
Re: CHF Deep Hammered Dutch Oven

Iím pretty sure you got your $10 dollars worth :chuckle:

Very nice pick up OP, I would like to find one like that myself. Iíve been looking but not lucky yet.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 11-26-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By Steven C
Re: Your Thoughts on Cooking with Early Vs Later Griswolds

One of the first Griswolds I found was a #8 small logo early handle. Restored it and used it for near two years along side of my BSR,s. Then I found a slant Erie well sulfur pitted on the bottom and...
Forum: General Cast Iron 11-18-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Steven C
Re: Your Favorite Dutch Oven That You Own

Iíve got a BSR Red Mountain #8 that seems to cook very well for now and am happy with it. On the hunt for a early Griswold tho just for personal preference nothing more. A good piece of vintage cast...
Forum: Show & Tell 10-28-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By Steven C
Re: Weekend Finds

Mike,
As we all get a small bit older and by the way I’m with Jack Benny on I’m still 39.. from a joke I remember very young from my mom as boy. One thing I can say I’ve sparked some interest...
Forum: Show & Tell 10-28-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By Steven C
Re: Weekend Finds

Mike everyone has a bit of preference on what they like. Iím not much of a collector, and just like old things that work as good or better maybe than new:)

Enjoy your new hobby and the search...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-16-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,816
Posted By Steven C
Re: What is this? Need help identifying

Looks like a good piece to melt butter in for whatever way you need melted butter.

Warm butter to Brush on roasting chicken or grilled shrimp or something else.
Forum: Show & Tell 08-24-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By Steven C
Re: No Explanation Needed on This Purchase?

Those are a favorite of mine as well, I have one like it but not anyway near as nice as yours. Mine has a lot of sulfur pitting on bottom but a excellent cooking surface. Looks like you found a...
Forum: Show & Tell 08-22-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By Steven C
Re: Lodge "ACORN PAN"

That is very interesting and something Iíll keep a lookout for. For those of us not familiar with those what is the approximate years of manufacture, & Just how hard are they to find?

Thanks for...
Forum: General Cast Iron 08-19-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,921
Posted By Steven C
Re: Deep Skillets, Whatís Your Opinion on Using Them

Thanks once again guys, I will have to play with this one to see how often I use it and what for.

Sneak peek of skillet, more later after bath and summer Texas seasoning:)
Ok Doug doing my best...
Forum: General Cast Iron 08-18-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,921
Posted By Steven C
Re: Deep Skillets, Whatís Your Opinion on Using Them

Thanks so far guys,
I know the obvious of frying food. It being taller than Iím used to I looking for thoughts outside the box. The popcorn idea did cross my mind. It would be a heck of a popcorn...
Forum: General Cast Iron 08-18-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,921
Posted By Steven C
Deep Skillets, Whatís Your Opinion on Using Them

Last weekend i went to look at a skillet and lid that wasnít described well and just two photos of top of lid and bottom of skillet. When I got there I was surprised to see it was a chicken fryer /...
Forum: Show & Tell 08-15-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By Steven C
Re: Dutch Oven Find

They were excellent quality in the day and still stand quite well with the new ones now. I have one sauce pan I used often and Iím on the hunt for a few more of their items.

Bonnie has a number...
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