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Spun Iron “Prospector” Cooking Pan

The Prospector Pan That Lasts a Lifetime

The “spun'' in this spun iron pan is formed by spinning a disc of iron on a lathe and forming it over a mold. “Prospector” refers to its overall shape, including the two sturdy handles that are riveted to the pan that is reminiscent of a prospector’s gold pan. This gorgeous, matte-black pan has similar properties to cast iron: it heats up evenly and will hence cook and bake evenly as well. Much like cast iron, it is also nearly indestructible and is sure to last a lifetime, with minimal routine care required. You’ll want to pass this down to the next generation of cooks.

However, this spun iron prospector pan has one key advantage over cast-iron ones: it is much lighter at generally half the weight, which you’ll appreciate as you move it from stove-top, to oven, to tabletop. If you’re a fan of spun iron, take a look at our spun iron baking sheet as well as our spun iron loaf pan.

The prospector pan also makes a lovely presentation dish for a quiche, fruit pie, or cobbler. You could also simply use it to make your eggs and hash in — it’s up to you. Pre-seasoned with flax oil to give a natural, no-stick coating. Works on all ranges of ovens, whether gas, electric, convection, or even wood-burning. It was made by a small foundry in Shropshire, UK, which is where the Industrial Revolution started. It is 12” diameter x 1-½” deep. The prospector pan is also available in a long-handled version.

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  • Spun Iron “Prospector” Cooking Pan

    58N01.02

    Spun Iron “Prospector” Cooking Pan

    $109.00
Subtotal: $109.00
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