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The Nickel Pincher: How to Season Your Cast-Iron Skillet. We're right in the midst of prime gift-giving season.

The Nickel Pincher: How to Season Your Cast-Iron Skillet

If you need ideas, homemade goodies or make-your-own-food kits are some of my favorite Christmas gift ideas, and for friends who are not already well supplied with good kitchen tools, I often combine the food with food-preparation tools. One of the best, most useful, and longest lasting cooking gifts I can think of is a good cast-iron skillet! Well seasoned and properly cared for, cast-iron cookware develops a natural nonstick finish and lasts for decades and decades. I use some of my grandmothers’ cast-iron cookware on a regular basis. Talk about value and eco-friendliness! When rehabilitating cast iron, it's all about the seasoning—a patina of oils and fats that are tightly locked into the natural pores of the metal. Preparing to Season This is done ONLY prior to the first seasoning, or before starting from scratch if your seasoning gets abused beyond hope. Jennifer Wang.

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Ouch! The Different Types of Pasta: What Kind is on my Plate? 10 Power Food Combos. The Oscar winning visionary filmmaker opened up during a Reddit AMA on Saturday afternoon.

10 Power Food Combos

James Cameron, the acclaimed filmmaker behind sci-fi classics like Terminator, Aliens, and Terminator 2, as well as the blockbuster behemoths Titanic and Avatar, participated in a surprisingly candid Reddit AMA on Saturday afternoon. The self-proclaimed “king of the world” was online promoting Years of Living Dangerously, a 9-part documentary series about the filmmaking styles of top directors, which will premiere on Sunday, April 13 on Showtime. And Redditors, as is their wont, didn’t let Cameron off easy, prodding him with questions ranging from how to find missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370—Cameron knows how, apparently! —to his thoughts on climate change, Leonardo DiCaprio, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and more.

Here’s the cream of the crop. [Note: No changes were made to Mr. On how best to combat climate change: On how to find Flight MH370: Well, I know how it will be done. On the Avatar sequels:


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