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Forum: Show & Tell 08-31-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,622
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: John C Johnson Combo Cooker

Thanks for all the replies! OK, so I understand we found a REALLY great complete set, which IS wonderful! But, if we decided to sell, what would be a reasonable dollar value to expect it to bring?...
Forum: Show & Tell 08-30-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,622
Posted By DLipscomb
John C Johnson Combo Cooker

You just never know what's going to turn up at an auction...
We went chasing down a large Griswold which went sky high - no surprise there! But we did end up with a complete 3 piece John C Johnson...
Forum: General Cast Iron 07-06-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,668
Posted By DLipscomb
Deep Skillet vs. Chicken Fryer?

Could someone please explain any difference(s) between a "deep skillet" and a "chicken fryer"? I've read many different conversations that seem to use the words interchangeably. Also, does the...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 06-18-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,856
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: For those interested in flaxseed

So, I'm wondering if this same ratio would work using lard (instead of Crisco) with beeswax?

Thanks,
Donna
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 06-05-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: E-Tank well water vs. rain water

Yes Kevin, we have had the water tested which is how we knew it has magnesium in it. The water tester said that we have excellent water quality, just that on occasion we can see little black flecks...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 06-05-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: E-Tank well water vs. rain water

Arm and Hammer Super Washing Soda. We followed the instructions on the CIC website even increasing the amount of soda. When we did not get much "action" we double and triple checked ourselves, our...
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-30-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Help to ID skillet

No, I'd call it a regular skillet. It measures 2 1/8" deep and 12" inside top diameter. Hope that helps.
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-30-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Help to ID skillet

Thanks Doug! Yes, we were thinking BSR but that smooth bottom was confusing to us. Sure do appreciate all the help we receive through this forum!!

Donna
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-30-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By DLipscomb
Help to ID skillet

Struggling to get a photo attached...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-29-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,289
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Glove/Mit Suggestions?

Thanks Bonnie, that's a great idea! I don't have much patience for yard sales but my husband does so I'll put that on his radar while he's searching for iron! Maybe even old towels would be helpful...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-29-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By DLipscomb
E-Tank well water vs. rain water

We've had an ongoing struggle getting our e tank to function very well. It just never would give us good results. We checked EVERYTHING over and over but to no avail.

We used well water from our...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-29-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,289
Posted By DLipscomb
Glove/Mit Suggestions?

Does anyone have any suggestions for heat resistant gloves or mitts to wear when handling hot cast iron during the seasoning process?

I have a pair of silicone mitts with a bit of insulation in...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-21-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,101
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Is anyone using lard any more for seasoning?

Thanks for all the helpful comments!

I've been reading and studying so much on the topic of seasoning oils that my head is spinning like a tornado!! My conclusion is that cast iron cookware and...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-21-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,101
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Is anyone using lard any more for seasoning?

Would you share your recipe for your homemade "Crisbee"?

The ratio for my homemade wood butter is 1/3 cup beeswax melted with 1 cup coconut oil. Just curious how the 2 products compare. Thanks!
...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-18-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,101
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Is anyone using lard any more for seasoning?

Yes, ever since I found a source for high quality leaf lard direct from a local butcher shop! Simultaneously I had grown weary of the stink from Crisco and learned more about seasoning technique...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 04-28-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,571
Posted By DLipscomb
Food grade lye for cleaning iron?

Greetings everyone! Just getting ready to set up my lye bath and e-tank for the summer. After shopping for lye today, it appears that our local Lowes store no longer stocks the Roebic lye. Also...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 03-24-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,932
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Potato Pancake

Just had to jump in on this one...

We always try to make extra mashed potatoes so we can have the leftovers for breakfast on another day! I make them easy-peasy with nothing added to the mashed...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-06-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,181
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Please help identify...

Thanks very much for everyone's replies to my inquiry!! I had to laugh when I posted this in the "New Collectors Corner" as we are just "Newbies" in the world of cast iron... But we are definitely...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-04-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,890
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: ID help please - #7 Griddle

Thank you all very much! After reading your comments, I searched some more and found some pics called "Lodge serving griddles" that do match our pan. Yea!! Yes, it is a bit deeper than other...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-04-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,890
Posted By DLipscomb
Here's a #7 griddle we need help identifying. ...

Here's a #7 griddle we need help identifying. There seems to be some VERY faint numbers above the 7, maybe 38 but they are not centered above the large 7. Maybe other numbers were also there which...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-04-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,181
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Please help identify...

Here's another picture of the full bottom. Thanks for the help.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-03-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,181
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Please help identify...

More pics of same mystery #5...

Thanks a lot everybody!
D+D
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-03-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,181
Posted By DLipscomb
Please help identify...

We have a #5 skillet that we've been unable to identify. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

D+D
Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-08-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,880
Posted By DLipscomb
Re: Please help identify unmarked #8

Thanks Doug! Sure appreciate your input!

We did clean it up in lye bath + e-tank and still no name magically appeared. It's not in the best condition. It has a slight downward dip in the center...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-08-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,880
Posted By DLipscomb
Please help identify unmarked #8

I've searched and searched but just can't discover the identity of this #8 skillet. It has a heat ring that is positioned on the very outside edge and the only other marks are a capital letter D and...
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