Maybe you did and maybe you didn’t but after reading this post I think you will want one!
I apologize in advance for tempting you with visions of the perfect new addition to your kitchen ;-).
Southern cooks use cast iron skillets for all manner of fried dishes as well as quick breads.
These are the two big names in quality vintage cast iron cookware. Simple fry pans are the most abundant and are usually priced pretty reasonably.
vintage pans on e Bay should run around $50-60 for one in good condition.
I bought mine on e Bay rather than engaging in the treasure hunt, but I don’t know, maybe that would be more fun :-). The conversation about all things Granny is happening now on Facebook.
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Take a look around at thrift shops or antique malls and you’ll find many others.
To assess the quality look carefully at the smoothness of the interior. If buying online I’d stick with Wagner and Griswold since you won’t have a chance to inspect it in person.Over the course of its history, Birmingham Stove & Range produced a number of cast iron pans especially for baking cornbread.(Of course, these items can be used to bake dishes other than cornbread!The handle is rectangular shaped, with an indentation; this is different from all other vintage corn stick pans.Also, note that the corn rows are set in opposite directions, instead of all in one direction.My double skillet shown pictured on the right is a little bit more than the price of two pans, but not by much.