Food Network star and everyone’s favorite comfort food chef Ina Garten knows a thing or two about cooking with a cast iron skillet. There’s her super-popular, highly reviewed, foolproof skillet-roasted lemon chicken. She also has a butter-drenched, tender steakhouse steak recipe that wouldn’t get that perfect sear without her beloved skillet. And who could possibly resist her decadent, mouthwatering filet mignon dish that boasts a generous serving of creamy sauce with mustard and mushrooms? Please excuse us while we wipe the drool from our chin.
That said, impressing the skillet queen might be a challenging task. But, we did find a few cast iron skillet recipes that might just get the Garten seal of approval. First, of course, you’ll need to get yourself a proper cast iron skillet. Garten herself uses this one by Lodge and it just so happens to be on sale right now on Amazon.
Now that you’ve got your skillet, you’re ready for the recipes. From citrusy, perfectly seared chicken breasts to easy to make, béchamel-free mac ‘n’ cheese, here are 14 cast iron skillet recipes even Ina Garten would approve of.
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