“I think everyone should have a cast-iron frying pan,” says Lane Quinn, who relies on a heavy black skillet that she estimates to be at least 100 years old.“You can brown what you’re cooking on the stove and finish it in the oven, all in one pan.” Lane’s first cast iron skillet, which she acquired nearly 35 years ago when her uncle died, is unique in that it came with a “drip top,” a lid manufactured to allow condensation to drip back over the food as it cooks.“I got tired of carrying the old one back and forth, so I finally just got one and left it there,” she explains.Yet for all of its benefits — cast iron browns food beautifully, fortifies the food with iron, cooks evenly, holds heat and lasts, literally, forever — the material is not without its challenges. Cast iron pans are heavy, so much so that tasks like pouring off grease qualify as an upper-body workout.Notice that each have different handles with different shapes.Griswold The handle is a vaguely D shaped one, which is typical of Griswold corn stick pans. The following traits help identify it as well: 1) there are 4, one inch long feet located on the outermost sticks, 2) there is a single handle hole for hanging, and 3) the sticks are all aligned in the same direction.This is a very quick and dirty tutorial on the identification of unmarked corn stick pans and while the key to ID is easy enough to understand – it’s a rule of thumb, not a hard and fast rule.
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