You're not a real Southern girl unless you season your iron skillet. A new one, unblackened by layers of natural oils, just doesn't give food the right flavor. It takes years to season a fresh skillet; that's why daughters squabble over who's got rights to Mama's pan. But when starting from scratch is unavoidable, there's a trick every Southern woman should know: Just coat the skillet in lard or bacon grease and... More >>>