How Cast Iron Went From Weapon to Skillet — How We Eat

Cast iron pots, pans, and skillets are some of the most coveted home kitchen cookware items today. But how did the material come to be so beloved? Food historian Dr. Leni Sorensen discusses the origin and evolution of Cast Iron, and why it’s still so widely used today.

Producer/Director: McGraw Wolfman
Camera: Zach Wood, Dennis Kramer
Graphics: Faye Kahn
Editor: Lucy Morales
Stock Imagery: Getty Images/Pond 5
Special Thanks: Leni Sorensen, PH.D.

Executive Producer: Stephen Pelletteri
Development Producer: McGraw Wolfman
Supervising Producer: Stefania Orrù
Associate Director of Audience: Terri Ciccone
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