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Cheap and tough, a cast-iron skillet is a kitchen workhorse, but the upkeep makes some cooks balk. Could enameled cast-iron pans, which need no special care, top the classic?
We tested 10 12-inch cast-iron skillets (4 traditional cast iron, 5 enameled cast iron) to find the best one:
Lodge Classic Cast Iron Skillet, 12″
Calphalon 12-in. Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet
Camp Chef 12″ Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet
T-fal Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet, 12″
Le Creuset Signature 11 3/4″ Iron Handle Skillet
Mario Batali by Dansk 12″ Open Sauté Pan
Lodge Enamel Coated Cast Iron Skillet, 11″
Rachael Ray Cast Iron 12-inch Open Skillet with Helper Handle
Staub Cast Iron 12″ Fry Pan
Tramontina Gourmet Enameled Cast Iron 12 in Skillet with Lid
Don’t miss our video on how to season and clean a cast-iron pan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkfLwe8Jl4Q
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