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Cast Iron Recipes

Cast Iron is essential to every kitchen. They’re durable, good-looking, and versatile, and you can use them with every type of heat source.

You’ll find that many of my recipes will include a skillet, dutch oven, or griddle. They somehow make it into my cooking process more times than not.

I’ve found that many people are scared of it, though. They think the upkeep is difficult; they’re hard to cook with or don’t understand the real benefits.

I’m here to tell you that they aren’t hard to cook with, and the upkeep is quite simple once you know how.

Browse through the recipes, and if you aren’t finding what you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to reach out with requests. I would love to develop a recipe just for you!

Creamed Spinach Served in a cast iron skillet with a wooden spatula.

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach has always been one of my favorite side dishes. Its creamy texture mixed with the flavor of Spinach and melted cheese goes so well with other comfort foods. Whenever I’m talking about this creamed spinach recipe, I always think of Boston Market, where it’s like Thanksgiving every day. […]

A slow cooker short rib served over mashed potatoes with braised onions and carrots.

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

This recipe for Slow Cooker Short Ribs will produce some of the most savory, fall-off-the-bone beef ribs you’ve ever had. Serve them with mashed potatoes and self-made gravy with veggies from the slow cooker, and you’ve got a complete meal. Recipe for Slow Cooker Short Ribs Ingredients Beef Short Ribs […]

Full 9x13" casserole dish of Bananas Foster Bread Pudding.

How to Make a Bread Pudding

To make bread pudding, whisk together milk or cream, melted butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract. Pour the mixture over day-old stale challah or brioche bread and bake it in the oven for about 45 minutes. Now, that’s an easy and basic bread pudding. However, I think we can kick […]

Asiago Kale Dip topped with crispy Bacon and served warm in a cast Iron skillet.

Amazing Asiago Kale Dip with Bacon

This Asiago Kale Dip with Bacon is a beautiful alternative to the more commonly known spinach and artichoke dip. It’s easy to make, creamy, flavorful, and beautiful. Serve this warm dip with crispy pita chips, fresh pita bread, or Naan, and you’ll have a go-to appetizer for dinner parties and […]

Irish Shepherds Pie served in a cast Iron skillet.

Easy Shepherd’s Pie Recipe: Irish Pub-Style

An Easy Shepherd’s Pie Recipe jam-packed with veggies, ground lamb or beef, and Guinness stout, is comfort food that’s essential to any home cook. An Irish Pub-Style dish that doesn’t disappoint! Plus, it’s a perfect way to use leftover mashed potatoes and make a one-skillet dinner. Try it out, and […]

Mexican Eggs served in a white bowl with a wooden serving spoon next to it.

MEXICAN EGGS: Huevos a la Mexicana

Mexican Eggs, also called Huevos a la Mexicana, is the perfect alternative to plain scrambled eggs. Adding Tomato, Onion, and Jalapeño creates a ton of fresh flavor and a pop of Mexican Flag color to the presentation. For a complete breakfast, pair these Mexican Scrambled Eggs with refried beans and […]

Irish Beef Stew Pot Pie in a Cast Iron Skillet.

Beef Stew Pot Pie

Beef Stew Pot Pie is a hearty, stick-to-your-ribs, comfort food that’s perfect for the winter months. It’s so easy to make that it’ll quickly become your go-to recipe for using all kinds of leftover stews. This particular recipe uses leftover Irish Beef Stew as its base. The flavors are rich, […]

Meat Lover's Pizza Rolls served with an arrabbiata sauce and garnished with fresh parmesan.

Pizza Roll Recipe: A Meat Lover’s Dream

This isn’t your typical Pizza Roll Recipe. And they certainly aren’t what you’ll find in the frozen food section at your local grocery store. These are a tribute to Old Chicago’s Sicilian Pepperoni Rolls. While this isn’t a copycat recipe, it’s similar to the overall idea. I just wanted to […]

Fried Cabbage served in a cast iron skillet.

Fried Cabbage Recipe

This Fried Cabbage Recipe is a traditional Irish dish with a flavor almost as deep as Its history. I recommend pairing with Bangers and Mash for an authentic comfort food meal. The flavors and textures work so perfectly together. Which I suppose is why it’s been served this way for […]

Irish Potato Cakes Stacked and garnished wit dried parsley.

Potato Cakes: Easy way to up your brunch game!

These Irish-style Potato Cakes are a super easy way to up your brunch game. They’re fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside with a wonderfully savory flavor. Serve these Potato Cakes with eggs, bacon, and sausage topped with sour cream and chives to take them a step further. […]