Often passed down through the generations, the cast-iron skillet, treated with some love and care, will cook you a lifetime of meals. This book opens with some essential advice on caring for your pan, dispelling myths and providing useful tips that will turn your cast-iron skillet into your most useful pan. From how to season your skillet to how to clean it, there are simple instructions, quick tips and easy-to-follow techniques that demystify this timeless piece of kitchen equipment. The recipes include a wide variety of skillet classics and more unusual ideas for everyday meals and special occasions. Try classic Fried Green Tomatoes, finger-licking Buffalo Wings with Homemade Ranch Dressing, simple Garlic Mushroom Skillet Pizza, traditional Ham & Apple Pie, sticky Tarte Tatin, impressive Blueberry Skillet Cake with Whipped Lemon Cream or delicious Spicy Bacon Cornbread. With such a plethora of diverse dishes, you really will never need to use another pan again.