There’s pretty much nothing you can’t do with a large cast iron skillet – sear a steak, roast some vegetables, fry eggs, or assault an intruder. Whatever you find yourself needing one for, you’ll be in goods hands with Lodge. The century-old American company makes this award-winning seasoned cast iron skillet that’s ready for the oven, stove, grill, and campfire.
It's a favorite of pro chefs and home cooks alike, thanks to its incredibly durable and heat-capable nature that's perfect for cooking nearly any dish imaginable, and it can go from the stove top to a blazing hot oven with no problem.
Treat it right, and you'll have it for life since unlike other pans, it'll never ever wear out. The trick is to rub it down with a few drops of oil after each use, and wash with a brush and warm water only – no soap, since that eats away at the oil coating that keeps food from sticking. Each time you use it, that layer of seasoning gets better and better, giving your foods a down home flavor and letting food slide around with ease.