Amazon offers the Lodge Cast 10.25-inch Iron Skillet for $12.69. Shipping is free with a Prime membership or in orders over $25. That takes over $5 off the regular going rate, drops the price to within $2 of the all-time low and is the best offer currently available. With over 10,000 reviewers leaving a 4.6/5 star rating, its earned the #1 best seller slot in Amazon’s Cookware & Baking Pans category. 

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet Features:

  • 10.25-inch Skillet can saute, sear, fry, bake and stir fry
  • L 16.125, W- 10.688, H- 2-Inches
  • Pre-Seasoned and ready-to-use, Superior heat retention and even cooking
  • Sturdy handle with hole for hanging when not in use, complemented by helper handle
  • Made in the USA

The black patina given to the cookware by the factory seasoning process is, in fact, vegetable oil that has been baked into a piece of cookware that has emerged from an individual sand mold. This coating of oil is a functional application and not a cosmetic application. The cookware is hanging as it rides through the electrostatic sprayer and commercial conveyor ovens at very high temperatures. This allows the oil to penetrate deeply into the pores of the iron which creates an easy release finish.

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