The humble skillet is an essential piece of kitchen equipment for all home cooks. It's perfect not only for frying eggs, but also for stove top lasagna, jalapeno cornbread, apple pie, cookies, spatchcocked chicken, and crowd pleasing casseroles. The more than 150 recipes and 100 photos in this collection showcase the range of the skillet and its adaptability to various techniques like sauteing, braising, baking, and browning. The book includes innovative breakfast dishes, stir fries, pasta tosses, flavourful braises, surprising desserts, and more. Icons for Cast-Iron, Budget, Calorie-Smart, and Super-Fast recipes let readers identify special dishes in a snap. A front-of-book index gathers cast iron skillet appropriate recipes into a quick reference. Recipes include full nutrition information.