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Why Is Everyone Suddenly Obsessed With Cast Iron? We Have the Answer, Plus the Best Skillets to Buy Right Now

Why Is Everyone Suddenly Obsessed With Cast Iron? We Have the Answer, Plus the Best Skillets to Buy Right Now

Your grandmother probably loved it, your parents likely shunned it in favor of Teflon and your peers buy as much of it as they can. What are we talking about? Cast iron, of course. Although cast iron cookware has been on the market for more than 100 years, it has experienced a bit of a resurgence in the last decade. In fact, sales of cast iron have experienced more than a 225% increase in the last ten years, according to the Cookware Manufacturer’s Association. This is due in part to the revelation that the chemicals in non-stick skillets have caused...


Picnicking is Easier Than Ever When You Have One of These Picnic Baskets

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Picnicking is Easier Than Ever When You Have One of These Picnic Baskets

For centuries, the romantic notion of dining outside has captivated people around the world. The Parisians take their morning coffee perched at cafe tables on the sidewalks. The Malaysians slurp laksa at outdoor hawker centers, and the English flock to pubs for a pint at picnic tables. Americans are no exception. We love to dine al fresco.  While you can eat outside at many restaurants, there’s something magical about a picnic. Packing a basket full of your favorite picnic foods, cheese and wine, and then heading out into nature to find the perfect place to lay down your blanket sounds...