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    Lodge Cast Iron Pre-seasoned Cookware
    Cast Iron Pre-seasoned

    This Lodge frypan is 12 -inches

    • weighs 7.8 lbs. and is
    • oven safe.
    • Also, can be used on a campfire.
    Description

    This Lodge frypan is 12 -inches

    • weighs 7.8 lbs. and is
    • oven safe.
    • Also, can be used on a campfire.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Baking

    Baking

    We made cornbread in the frypan which gives an indication of how well the frypan can bake. We looked at moistness, volume and how evenly golden brown the cornbread was on both the top and the bottom.

     /  5
    Browning

    Browning

    We browned scallops to give an indication on how evenly the frypan can brown foods. Those scoring Excellent can brown food evenly; those scoring Poor could not brown foods evenly.

     /  5
    Searing

    Searing

    How well the cast iron frypan was able to sear New York strip steak.

     /  5
    Cooking evenness

    Cooking evenness

    A thermal imaging camera is used to evaluate the heating evenness of the frying pan

     /  5
    Ease of cleaning

    Ease of cleaning

    Ease of cleaning is based on cleaning the skillet after cooking eggs, cornbread, scallops, and steak

     /  5

    About

    The Lodge Cast Iron Pre-seasoned is part of the Cookware test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Frying Pans (Cast Iron) models like the Cast Iron Pre-seasoned are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Baking We made cornbread in the frypan which gives an indication of how well the frypan can bake. We looked at moistness, volume and how evenly golden brown the cornbread was on both the top and the bottom.

    Browning We browned scallops to give an indication on how evenly the frypan can brown foods. Those scoring Excellent can brown food evenly; those scoring Poor could not brown foods evenly.

    Searing How well the cast iron frypan was able to sear New York strip steak.

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