[Sca-cooks] Cast Iron Cookware was Bronze Cookware

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Sat Aug 28 16:28:40 PDT 2010

That sentence was from people doing the cookware.

For our take on cast iron you might go to the archives and search  
under "cast iron."
Lots of us use cast iron here in the states because it's relatively  
cheap and it's
durable and useful for wood fire or open hearth cookery.


On Aug 28, 2010, at 5:40 PM, wheezul at canby.com wrote:

>> They may do bronze ware but they do so with this warning
>> Only use cast-iron if you're going to consume the food you make; if
>> you're demonstrating then Bronze is fine.
>> Johnna
> Hi Johnna,
> I'm glad you brought up cast iron because I was on the verge of  
> asking a
> question about it anyway!  I've been trying to get my hands on  
> anything to
> do with kitchen equipment in Germany in the 16th century.  I've had  
> some
> success, but most of my on-line references are saying that cast iron  
> is
> just not period to the 16th century in Europe or quite rare.  snipped
> Might anyone here have a more modern take on the subject?  Thank you  
> all
> for being such a go-to kind of group!
> Katherine

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