There’s little you can’t make (or bake) with a 10-inch cast iron skillet, and if you look after it properly (season it regularly), cast iron cookware will last you a lifetime and beyond. Here are five favorites.
Above: A chef's dream: a row of variously sized cast iron skillet. Image via Brook Farm General Store.
Above: Vintage Griswold or Wagner cast iron skillets, the Rolls Royce of the cast iron world, can be found on eBay from $80 to $250.
Above: The 10-inch Lodge Logic Skillet is available through Amazon; $15.92.
Above: The 10-inch Camp Chef Cast Iron Skillet is available through Amazon; $17.99.
Above: The one drawback of the cast iron skillet is that its handle gets very hot. The Lodge Signature 10-Inch Cast Iron Skillet with Stainless Steel Handles offers a cooler handle option; available through Amazon, $57.39.
Above: At FeLion Studios, you can even have a cast iron skillet made in the shape of your homestate. See FeLion for more details.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on October 18, 2012.