Month: May 2018

Crumble Before This Raspberry Cast Iron Skillet Dessert

You want to know the only thing better than dessert? A cast iron skillet dessert, of course! Oh, and one made in a Stargazer skillet, to be specific. Dessert may not be the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear cast iron, but remember: your cast iron skillet can do so much more than just perfectly sear a steak!

So what makes the best cast iron skillet dessert? It has to be something warm, gooey, and sweet, for sure, but since you’re baking it the oven, you want some texture and crunch as well. We think we’ve come up with the answer here. Behold, our Raspberry Rhubarb Crumble.

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Cookware

As a producer of cast iron cookware, we get a lot of questions about why cast iron is different than other cookware options out there, so we wanted to put together a guide for anyone looking to learn more about the pros and cons of different types of cookware.

The Five Common Cookware Metals

There are five different metals that are used to make pretty much all the cookware on the market. They are:

  1. Aluminum
  2. Copper
  3. Stainless steel
  4. Cast iron
  5. Carbon steel

cookware materials

We’ll go through them one by one, show some examples, and talk about the pros and cons of each.

A Cinco de Mayo Cast Iron Skillet Recipe

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2018! Before we get into the recipe, time for a quick nerdy fact: Did you know that Cinco de Mayo is celebrated to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862? If that fact helps you win Final Jeopardy one day, don’t forget Stargazer’s cut of the winnings!

Most places will throw out their best recipes for nachos, fajitas or enchiladas, but we think we’ve come up with a unique and healthy dish that will go great with your margarita or cerveza.