[Homeroast] OT: Cast Iron Cookware (from "Roasting smoke and birds")

John Mac johnt.mac at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 07:30:23 CST 2010


LHC= Lake Havasu City judging by the outside temp.

On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 12:24 AM, Ryan M. Ward
<silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com>wrote:

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> Peter, you signed your email- "From LHC" do you mean the Large Hadron
> Collider? If so, which experiment are you on? I have done some work with the
> Alice experiment(specifically the Offline team), but have not been to CERN
> in over a year, how are things there?
>
> Ryan M. Ward
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> > Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 18:57:17 -0700
> > From: peterz at npgcable.com
> > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] OT: Cast Iron Cookware (from "Roasting smoke and
> birds")
> >
> > John,
> > Once I had a drum like you want. It was a remnant of one of those
> > machine shops where all the machines were run by a shaft that ran the
> > length of the building, and then by huge flat belts to drive each piece.
> > It was a drum shaped pulley about 12'' long and 8" in diameter if I
> > remember, solid on the ends but hollow.
> > Seems like I made a brush shredder out of it at the time.
> > Who knew? But that's a story for another venue.
> >
> > PeterZ,
> > here in LHC,
> > where the temp outside is now 62F...
> > Brrrrrrr...
> >
> > Alchemist John wrote:
> > > I have and adore my cast iron.  Probably 8 pieces from 4" to a huge
> > > 14-16" deep dish that I often use for pizza (among other things).  One
> > > of my most loved items is an ancient (1875 is the casting mark) waffle
> > > iron that we got from my wife's grandfather.  Horrid condition when we
> > > got it.  Took months to get it clean and usable but we did and now it
> > > is like nothing else.  Don't give up on your ePay item if it does not
> > > work right off.
> > >
> > > I have always wanted to build a cast iron drum roaster....just not
> > > sure how to go about it aside from casting my own drum......
> > >
> > > At 10:18 AM 12/23/2009, you wrote:
> > >> You touched on an interest of mine; cast-iron cookware, Starfinder.
> > >> The more I use newer stuff, the more I like my old cast-iron.  Egads,
> > >> I've spent a bundle on cookware over the years, and most of it sits
> > >> unused - other than my cast-iron.  There's something gratifying about
> > >> rescuing an old piece destined the scrap heap and putting it to
> > >> work.  The simplicity of a gas stove and cast-iron just works for
> > >> me.  Right now, I'm looking forward to the arrival of a century-old
> > >> waffle iron I scored on ePay.  I'm anticipating my electric
> > >> waffle-iron will be relegated to "shelf weight" status.
> > >>
> > >> Anybody else on the list in love with ancient cast-iron?
> > >>
> > >> Bob
> > >>
> > >> From: "Starfinder Stanley" <coffee at starf.org>
> > >> > another story.  Regardless, IMO you can't beat a good seasoned cast
> > >> iron or
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