what's your favorite thing/recipe to cook in your cast iron skillet

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    fried chicken is tits. bacon...tits. steak...tits. cornbread...tits.

    i like alton brown's fried chicken recipe:


    but i also like to soak the chicken in buttermilk, then dip/dredge in flour, then back into the buttermilk, and then back through the flour dredge once more time before frying. extra thick, tangy/zippy, and super crispy coating. nom nom nom.
     
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    So far, I think the best thing I've ever made was skillet roasted chicken


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    there's nothing like cooking a good steak in a white hot iron skillet.

    i just used mine 10mins ago to make caprese grilled cheese.
     
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    Tilapia
     
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    o.m.f'ing.g. :jerk:
     
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    i make a steak au poivre in mine that's pretty killer. it's a little less poivre and a little more of a brandy cream sauce. it's delish.
     
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    It turns out so freakin' awesome. I can't believe I never knew about this 'til last year :ufacepalm:
     
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    i love the delicious fish taste in everything i make after the fish for a few weeks. mmmm...old fish.

    (j/k...but don't you get a fishy taste in anything you make after that?)
     
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    tilapia is carp for white people.
     
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    i hope you made a thread about it here so i can go back and find it and try to recreate it. it looks absolutely amazing.
     
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    I don't think I did, but it's really simple.

    I just stuffed the chicken with a lemon I cut into eighths, some garlic cloves, and fresh oregano and thyme. Preheat the oven to 375 with the skillet in there, then put the bird into the pan and roast to temp, brushing it a few times with the pan juices.

    Easy peasy, lemon squeasie. :c
     
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    will definitely make this.
     
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    I love making sweet cornbread in mine. In fact tonight I will be feasting on fried chicken, red beans and rice and cornbread.
     
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    Red beans and rice will be Zatarans. :facepalm:
     
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    i was thinking of making the same thing minus the red beans and rice.
     
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    you make your cornbread sweet or savory r spicy or what?

    i'm going with sweet cornbread tonight.
     
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    I love sauteing vegetables in mines.
     
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    I want to try cornbread in mine, but I'm concerned that using my pan for things other than cornbread will change the taste. I think cornbread purists have a special pan just for that.
     
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