Often passed down through the generations, the cast-iron skillet, treated with some love and care, will cook you a lifetime of meals. This book opens with some essential advice on caring for your pan, dispelling myths and providing useful tips that will turn your cast-iron skillet into your most useful pan. From how to season your skillet to how to clean it, there are simple instructions, quick tips and easy-to-follow techniques that demystify this timeless piece of kitchen equipment. The recipes include a wide variety of skillet classics and more unusual ideas for everyday meals and special occasions. Try Kimchi Hash Browns with Poached Eggs, a quick-and-easy Garlic Mushroom Skillet Pizza, classic Fried Green Tomatoes, perfect Cajun Blackened Fish, Skillet-Fried Buttermilk Chicken, delicious Bourbon Pork Chops with Apples, a hearty Peach Cobbler, Blueberry Skillet Cake with a Whipped Lemon Cream or a rustic Apple Brown Betty with Cranberries. With such a plethora of diverse dishes, you really will never need to use another pan again.