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Cooking With Cast Iron

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Get the most from your cast iron! Find out how to season, clean and cook with cast-iron cookware for incredibly flavorful results.

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What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Clifford Wright
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Enjoy better results from your cast-iron cookware and discover how to cook steak in cast iron with expert guidance from James Beard Award winner Clifford Wright. You'll start by working with your griddle. Learn how to sear vegetables and succulent sea scallops, whip up crave-worthy griddle cakes and even cook crowd-pleasing Italian flatbread for quick, satisfying meals. Up next, enjoy one-skillet meals demystified as Clifford demonstrates how to make a Tunisian frittata and savory skillet pie. And, find out how to pan-sear juicy flatiron steak and flavorful salmon for restaurant-worthy results. Moving on, master shallow-frying and deep-frying techniques for lamb rib chops, beer-battered onion rings and tasty turkey fritters. Plus, learn how to use your cast-iron stewpot as a slow cooker for a delectable beef and parsnip stew!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Cast-Iron Considerations
Meet renowned cookbook author Clifford Wright and preview the skills you'll learn to use your cast-iron griddle, skillet and stewpot to their fullest potential. As Clifford introduces this versatile cookware, you'll discover how easy it is to cook with -- and care for -- your cast-iron collection!
2. Cast-Iron Griddle: Vegetables & Proteins
3. Cast-Iron Griddle: Flatbreads
4. Cast-Iron Skillet: One-Pan Meals
5. Cast-Iron Skillet: Pan-Searing
6. Cast-Iron Skillet: Shallow-Frying
7. Cast-Iron Pot: Deep-Frying
8. Cast-Iron Pot: Stewing

Taught by

Clifford Wright
Clifford Wright
Clifford Wright is a James Beard Award winner and renowned cooking instructor. He has written 16 books, including a KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year, A Mediterranean Feast. He also serves as a contributor to The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook. In 2009, he joined his colleague and fellow Craftsy instructor Martha Rose Shulman to found the Venice Cooking School in Los Angeles, California.

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