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Aug 3, 2013 01:02 PM

Lodge Mini Cast Iron

My husband bought me several Lodge mini cast iron pans as a sixth anniversary gift. They are oval and round, about 6 inches in diameter. I'm looking for ideas on how to use these. Thank you in advance for any advice and ideas!

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  1. Cast iron that size is commonly used for baking and serving individual casseroles. Mac&cheese and pot pies come to mind. I think they'd also be charming for making and serving
    egg/meat/potato breakfasts.

    1. I used mine for potatoes anna and rosti.

      1. <about 6 inches in diameter>

        You sure they are not 5"?

        Spoon rest. :)

        3 Replies
        1. re: Chemicalkinetics

          I have one even smaller, that is an ashtray. Without going downstairs, I'd guess 3". Not used anymore for it's original purpose, but can't bring myself to throw it away.

          1. re: coll

            Yeah, there is this tiny one. Lodge launches these mini cast iron cookware (if you can call the 3" cookware) at the same time as the Lodge Signature.


            1. re: Chemicalkinetics

              Mine actually said it was an ashtray. The little pouring spouts on mine are much more elongated.

              Unfortunately it was used as such, so I don't think I'll be cooking in it anytime soon.

        2. love mine!

          corn bread
          breakfasts in bed- tie a bandana around the handel if it is hot
          serving roasted nuts in
          soooo fun

          1. Our favorite restaurant roasts cauliflower with Calabrian chiles with some oo.