GRISWOLD CAST IRON FRYING PAN Very RARE W/ white enamel interior #4 VINTAGE

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 26, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

ANTIQUE / VINTAGE GRISWOLD CAST IRON FRYING PAN NO. 4...ERIE,PA. 702 A..LOOKS LIKE IT HAS NEVER BEEN USED .WHITE ENAMEL INTERIOR.I HAVENT BEEN ABLE TO FIND ANYTHING ON THIS UNUSUAL PAN, 7 " WIDE,DOUBLE SPOUTS, HANDLE IS 4" LONG.. GOOD CONDITION.I CAN SEE MINOR CRAZING TO THE GLAZE ..PAN SITS FLATLY ON THE TABLE WITH NO ROCKING !! MAYBE THIS PAN WAS A PROMO?? OR UNFINISHED?? MINOR FACTORY FLAWS ON THE GLAZE SEE PHOTOS,NEAR THE HANDLE AND ON THE OPPISITE SIDE ARE A VERY FEW TINY SPOTS WITH MISSING GLAZE AND FROM WIKIPEDIA...

Cast iron's ability to withstand and maintain very high cooking temperatures makes it a common choice for searing or frying , and its excellent heat diffusion and retention makes it a good option for long-cooking stews or braised dishes. Because cast iron skillets can develop a "non-stick" surface, they are also a good choice for egg dishes, particularly scrambled eggs. Other uses of cast iron pans include baking, for instance for making cornbread , cobblers and cakes.

Most bare cast iron pots and pans are cast from a single piece of metal in order to provide even distribution of heat. This quality allows most bare cast iron pans to serve as dual-purpose stovetop fryers and oven baking dishes. Many recipes call for the use of a cast iron skillet or pot, especially so that the dish can be initially
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