It might take some getting used to and a little investment in terms of time and money, but in the long run, cast iron is always worth it. You get a better crust on your protein. You get more flavor in your veggies. You get the versatility to use it over a campfire, on a burner or in the oven. These are just a few of the reasons that everyone here at Cool Material loves their cast iron. When it comes to the best cast iron skillets on the market, Lodge always ranks highly because they combine durability and thoughtful design with an affordable price tag. This Lodge 8″ Cast Iron Skillet is the perfect example of what we’re talking about. There’s enough space to cook a quality hunk of meat, a few eggs or a batch of potatoes. IT comes pre-seasoned and ready-to-use. It’s built for anything you can possibly put it through. Most importantly, it’s currently on sale for less than a six pack of domestic beer. That’s right. If you act fast, you can pick up one of these skillets for less than $10. Don’t wait to pull the trigger because they’ll go fast at this price.


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