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Premium Cooking with the Griswold Cast Iron Skillet

From 1865 through 1957, Griswold manufactured sturdy cast iron cookware in Erie, Pennsylvania. These lightweight cast iron products can last several lifetimes if they are carefully seasoned, used, and cleaned. Now you can enjoy the benefits of cast iron cooking with these vintage Griswold cast iron for sale on eBay.

What are the benefits of Griswold cast iron products?

Griswold iron skillets were made to evenly distributed heat while cooking meals on the range top of an oven. They can also withstand high temperatures in an oven for special baked dishes. Since they were forged with strong handles, tall sidewalls, and thick metal, these skillets and pots are durable and long lasting. These stylish Griswold skillets can also be used as attractive wall hangings to give your kitchen a rustic and vintage feel to the decor.

Choosing the right size Griswold cast iron skillet

Griswold cast iron skillets and pans were made in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some styles feature pouring spouts that made it easier to drain excess fats and liquids after cooking. The models of classic Griswold cast iron skillets have numbers forged right on the handle. For example, the No. 9 and No. 10 Griswold cast iron skillets are about 11 inches in diameter. The handles also feature a hole so that the Griswold cast iron skillet can be placed on a hanger for storage and display in your kitchen.

What should you consider before buying Griswold cast iron?

Griswold cast iron skillets can be great assets to your kitchen. Although they can last many generations, the condition of a Griswold cast iron piece is dependent on how well it was cared for. Make sure to check the following before purchasing a new or used Griswold cast iron piece:

  • Look for the authentic Griswold cast iron seal or the Erie seal marked on the bottom of the skillet or pan.
  • Understand the condition of used Griswold cast iron cookware you are looking to buy whether heavily used, stained, pitted, rusted, or if it was recently seasoned.
  • If you intend to use the Griswold cast iron piece for cooking, make sure that it is in working condition and is free of cracks and dents that may cause food to cook unevenly.
  • Confirm that the Griswold cast iron cookware is authentic or a reproduction made by other manufacturers under the Griswold brand.
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