Finally, a cast iron cookbook that does with cast iron what cast iron does best―cook delicious Southern food as timeless as the skillet itself.
What’s not to love about cast iron? It’s versatile. It lasts forever. And most of all, it can cook just about anything. But at its core, cast iron does its best work with Southern fare.
No one knows that better than North Carolina native Elena Rosemond-Hoerr, whose culinary roots extend as far into the foothills as they do into Southern cooking. Armed with a collection of skillets both new and old and a love for Southern food, Elena has demonstrated time and time again that cast iron cooking isn’t one way to cook―it is the way.
The Southern Cast Iron Cookbook offers Elena’s heirloom recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. This cast iron cookbook also serves as a reflection of the past and the future of Southern cooking. So whether you’re new to cast iron cooking or you’re a “seasoned” veteran, with The Southern Cast Iron Cookbook you’ll enjoy:
- 100 Southern recipes that include beloved staples and new classics alike―along with beloved family stories of real Southern living
- Handy labels specify which type of cast iron the recipe calls for―and all recipes require only a small assortment of cast iron cookware
- Time-tested tips for getting the most out of your cast iron, new or vintage, as well as instructions for cast iron restoration
From fried green tomatoes to skillet corn bread, The Southern Cast Iron Cookbook honors the story of Southern cooking right along with the Southern cook’s most prized kitchen possession―the cast iron skillet.