Monthly Archives: January 2024

Cast Iron Griddle Restoration How-To {or is it?!}




Hello Farmgirl Friends!!!


I have been working on a whole different project for me.  And here’s the back story.  A few years ago I was driving home from town and there on the side of the road was a pop up junk stand and as I drove by I realized it was all cast iron skillets for sale.  I turned around and went back for a look just in case there was treasure to be found!  I dug around and saw nothing that struck my fancy… everything was newish Lodge skillets and few older skillets that didn’t look like what I always had my eye open for.  But… wait!  Here was the rustiest, grimiest, mess of a round griddle (I’d been wanting one!) and I flipped it over to see if there were any markings on the back… and oh my word!  It was a Griswold!!!

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Stepping Into 2024


Happy New Year, farmgirl friends! I hope the new year is being kind to you so far! To me, January is “nesting season” –  a bit of a lull after the rush of the holidays, and a time to hunker down before the spring comes again. It’s time to step into 2024!

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