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Three sandwiches of chicken mixed into leftover red pepper dip on a white plate with grapes and tortilla chips.
Cast Iron Skillet, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Recipes

Skillet Cheesy Red Pepper Chicken Sandwiches

Transform leftover red pepper dip into a quick and easy weeknight dinner by making Skillet Cheesy Red Pepper Chicken Sandwiches.

Close up view of southern style baked beans with bacon in a cast iron skillet.
Cast Iron Skillet, Recipes, Side Dish

Skillet Baked Beans and Bacon

Skillet Baked Beans and Bacon are the traditional Southern style with molasses, topped with bacon strips, and baked in the oven in a cast iron skillet.

Mexican inspired Chicken Sweet Potato skillet dinner
Cast Iron Skillet, Dinner, Main Course, Recipes

Mexican Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet

Mexican Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet is a healthy dinner option that packs great flavor and can be ready in about 30 minutes.

Top view of Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Dip in a cast iron skillet.
Appetizers, Cast Iron Skillet, Recipes

Skillet Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Dip is a perfect match for a cast iron skillet. This is a great appetizer to serve during the big game or at your next party.

Skillet Barbecue Chicken n' Sausage in a toasted bun with cheese with vegetables.
Cast Iron Skillet, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Recipes

Skillet Barbecue Chicken n’ Sausage

Skillet Barbecue Chicken n’ Sausage can be on the table in 30 minutes or less; great in a toasted bun with cheese or served over rice or quinoa.

Skillet Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole fresh out of the oven, garnished with fresh parsley, ready to be served.
Cast Iron Skillet, Dinner, Main Course, Recipes

Skillet Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Skillet Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole has all the flavor of a classic bacon burger combined with pasta for a hearty casserole the whole family will love.

Side view of skillet nachos.
Appetizers, Cast Iron Skillet, Recipes

Easy Skillet Nachos

Either as a loaded appetizer or a main dish, these Easy Skillet Nachos are crowd-pleasing every time and totally customizable.

Slice of apple cake on a white plate with another slice and the remaining platter in the background.
Dessert, Dutch Oven, Recipes

Dutch Oven Apple Cake

Dutch Oven Apple Cake is delightfully easy, anytime of the year cake the whole family will enjoy; deliciously topped with ice cream, caramel, or both.

A wooden spoonful of chili, hot dogs, green onions, and garlic butter biscuits in a cast iron skillet.
Cast Iron Skillet, Dinner, Main Course, Recipes

Chili Cheese Dog Skillet Bake

When you’re looking for a quick and easy, yet crowd pleasing delicious, this Chili Cheese Dog Skillet Bake is the answer.

Cooked Dutch oven peppered bacon meatloaf garnished with fresh parsley
Dinner, Dutch Oven, Main Course, Recipes

Dutch Oven Peppered Bacon Meatloaf

Dutch Oven Peppered Bacon Meatloaf takes the classic comfort food to the next level by adding sausage and thick cut peppercorn bacon.

A large portion of sausage stuffing served on a blue plate with a fork.
Cast Iron Skillet, Recipes, Side Dish

Skillet Sausage Stuffing

Skillet Sausage Stuffing goes from simple ingredients to crowd pleasing holiday deliciousness in about 30 minutes all in your favorite cast iron skillet.

Dutch Oven Honey Glazed Carrots in a green serving bowl garnished with fresh thyme.
Dutch Oven, Recipes, Side Dish

Dutch Oven Honey Glazed Carrots

Dutch Oven Honey Glazed Carrots are a deliciously sweet vegetable side dish, perfect for the holidays or any time of the year.

A full pot of awesome chili garnished with shredded cheddar cheese and green onions.
Dinner, Dutch Oven, Main Course, Recipes

Dutch Oven Awesome Chili

If you’re looking for a hearty and meaty chili recipe that is great on its own or topped on a dog, then this Dutch Oven Awesome Chili is for you.  The Best Chili Recipe Ever When I was in high school, my dad Dean and I decided we wanted to […]

Side view of the skillet chocolate cherry cake.
Cast Iron Skillet, Dessert, Recipes

Skillet Cherry Chocolate Cake

Cherry Chocolate Dump Cake is a quick and easy recipe for home or camping.

The camp oven lasagna has cooked, rested, and been garnished with fresh basil and is ready to serve.
Camp Oven, Dinner, Dutch Oven, Main Course, Recipes

Dutch Oven Lasagna

Dutch Oven Lasagna has all the flavor of your favorite lasagna but is made in your cast iron Dutch oven or camp oven over coals. This is one of my all time favorite recipes and is a very good “starter recipe” to begin cooking with a Dutch oven and can […]

Close up side view of fully baked dutch oven pizza pasta ready to be served.
Dinner, Dutch Oven, Main Course, Recipes

Dutch Oven Pizza Pasta

Dutch Oven Pizza Pasta takes all the classic flavor of pepperoni pizza but serves it up in cheesy pasta dish baked in your favorite cast iron pot.

Cast Iron Cinnamon Apple Ingredients
Cast Iron Skillet, Dessert, Recipes, Side Dish

Cast Iron Cinnamon Apples

Cast Iron Cinnamon Apples is a delicious side dish to your favorite meal or as a dessert over vanilla ice cream. Are some apples better for cooking?  Absolutely! The different apple varieties are used for three different purposes. Those three purposes include eating, juicing and, the one I will be […]

Triangle slices of sweet cornbread on a black platter.
Cast Iron Skillet, Dessert, Recipes, Side Dish

Cast Iron Sweet Cornbread

Cast Iron Sweet Cornbread is sweet enough to be dessert but not too sweet that it can’t be served with your meal made in your favorite cast iron skillet. This post has been updated from its original August 28, 2017 publication with new photography, content, and recipe card with updated […]

Camp Oven, Cast Iron Bakeware, Cast Iron Skillet, Dutch Oven

Cast Iron Seasoning

Taking care of your cast iron and properly cleaning it may seem harder than it should be. The key is to season your cast iron well and it will make your cast iron a treat to cook in.

Peach Dump Cake in the cast iron camp oven.
Camp Oven, Dessert, Dutch Oven, Recipes

Camp Oven Peach Dump Cake

A popular camping favorite with simple ingredients that combine into a delicious treat.

Cooked and Shredded Dutch Oven Mississippi Roast with lots of pepperoncinis.
Dinner, Dutch Oven, Main Course, Recipes

Dutch Oven Mississippi Pot Roast

Dutch Oven Mississippi Pot Roast is a widely popular beef roast recipe with 5 simple perfected by cooking it in cast iron.