Review; Modern Cast Iron: The Complete Guide to Selecting, Seasoning, Cooking, and More by Ashley L. Jones

Last year I was fortunate enough to recieve an ARC of the cookbook Modern Cast Iron: The Complete Guide to Selecting, Seasoning, Cooking, and More by Ashley L. Jones through Netgalley. I read it shortly afterwards and today I'll post my review.

Description from Goodreads
Warm, crumbly cornbread. Chicken sizzling in the pan. Childhood memories filled with delicious, home-cooked dishes and your family there to enjoy it with you. Cast iron’s popularity faded in the ’70s―replaced by chemically processed cookware―but today’s cooks are reigniting a passion for wholesome cast-iron-cooked meals. This ain't your Grandma's kitchen―caring for and cooking with cast iron is easy, healthy, and totally Pinterest worthy.

In Modern Cast Iron, self-proclaimed cast-iron connoisseur Ashley L. Jones recaptures the ease and joy of cooking with cast-iron cookware. Jones introduces readers to the best brands and types of cast-iron cookware to fulfill any cook’s needs. She offers detailed tips and tricks for rescuing old, rusted pans and keeping them properly seasoned, and she shares recommendations for the best cooking oil for every recipe. With Jones’s help, both experienced and beginner cooks will be able to rival grandma’s cooking. Chock-full of stories from Jones’s own childhood growing up with cast-iron meals, as well as recipe after tantalizing recipe―from breakfast quiche to gluten-free meals and beautiful blueberry cobbler―Modern Cast Iron explores the countless ways that cast iron benefits health and happiness.

A comprehensive guide to all things cast iron and home-style cookin’, Modern Cast Iron offers a new way for cooks to spice up the kitchen using all-natural tools and ingredients.

My Thoughts on the Book
Modern Cast Iron is one of those neat cookbooks with lots of practical info on how to take care of your cast iron, in addition to the history of cast iron and a bunch of great recipes. It's a cookbook that certainly is very handy and I loved the photos in the book.

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