Nothing makes you feel more like an adult than purchasing kitchen items. Lodge cast iron skillets were 25% off at Target this week so naturally I made the move to buy one. I've been wanting a cast iron skillet for SO long now. I follow so many food bloggers who use them and cook delicious looking eggs, steaks, potatoes, and even skillet brownies and cookies. Who wouldn't want such a versatile pan?
(side note about the picture on the left: this took some serious arm strength to hold because these pans are heavy AF lol)..
3 large potatoes, I used red potatoes
1/2 stick butter
3 cloves garlic chopped
salt, pepper, thyme and oregano
Preheat oven to 375. Slice potatoes by hand, as thin as possible or if you have a mandolin your life will be much easier. Pour a little bit of EVOO into the bottom of a cast iron skillet and arrange the potatoes so they look pretty.
Heat up 1/2 stick of butter in a frying pan. Add in garlic and herbs and cook over medium heat until it starts to bubble a little. Turn off heat and pour the buttery goodness over the potatoes...make sure you try and get every little crack and crevice smothered in butter. Feel free to add a couple more tablespoons of butter or wait until they are done cooking to add more!
Cook for 1 hour on 375. If you want crispier potatoes, I suggest cooking at 425! (My next move when I make these again...which will be very soon.)
Unfortunately, I didn't get an 'after' picture because Sam and I demolished these potatoes. There were legit 10 slices for leftovers.....they were pretty darn tasty.