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Antique Trader Magazine, April 24, 2019. Article and photos by Mary: “Indiana Auction Draws Bidders from Afar.”  Also reprinted on the Antique Trader website.

Lodge Mfg. Co. website, March 6, 2019. Article and photos about Lodge cast iron collector John Clough.

Lodge Mfg. Co. website, March 6, 2019. Short article and photos about Lodge collector Grady Britt.

Antique Trader Magazine, February 27, 2019. Cover story and photos by Mary: “Doggone Adorable – Collectors Chase Cast Iron Pups.”  Also reprinted on the Antique Trader website.

Southern Cast Iron Magazine, March/April 2019. Article by Mary: Griswold’s Aunt Ellen: How One Young Woman Left a Cast Iron Legacy.

New York Times, November 23, 2018. Quoted in “The Morning After: Thanksgiving Cleanup Tips.”

Wirecutter, November 19, 2018. Quoted in “The Morning After: Thanksgiving Cleanup Tips.”

Southern Cast Iron Magazine,
Fall 2017. Interviewed and photographed as part of an article about Griswold cast iron: “Iron Pride.” Article is reprinted with permission at the bottom of this page.

Estate Sale Blog
,  Interviewed for “Vintage Cast Iron Guide”

Wirecutter, Mary was interviewed for “Why Buy A Cast Iron Skillet” (scroll to discussion about vintage and antique cast iron skillets)

Grub Street, Mary was interviewed for “18 things that celebrated American chefs want as a gift this holiday season.”

The Kitchn, Mary was interviewed for “How Did the Cast Iron Skillet Take Over the World?” 

Gear Patrol, Mary was interviewed as part of Gear Patrol‘s 2016 Guide to Life.” You can find the original article here.

Extra Crispy, Mary was interviewed for The History of Waffle Irons is Hot and Greasy”

Taste of the South Magazine Blog, Mary co-wrote “The Biggest Collection of Cast Iron in the World” (co-written with Josh Miller – then Editor of Southern Cast Iron magazine and now Food Editor at Food and Wine magazine) about the collection of Larry and Marg O’Neil of Tacoma Washington.

Southern Cast Iron Magazine, As above. Fall 2016. Original article for “The Biggest Collection of Cast Iron in the World.” Reprinted with permission at the bottom of the page.

Southern Cast Iron Magazine, Mary wrote an article about our friend Harold R. Henry and his large vintage and antique cast iron collection: “Cast Iron Collector Harold R. Henry,” featuring Lodge cast iron. Photos and story by Mary. Reprinted with permission at the bottom of the page.

Southern Cast Iron Magazine, Small article Mary wrote, “What’s in a Number?” part of the “Collector’s Class.” Reprinted with permission at the bottom of the page.

Southern Cast Iron Magazine, Fall 2015 Premier Issue. Mary was interviewed and pictured in an article about Mary, “The Life of a Cast Iron Collector.” Reprinted with permission at the bottom of this post.

Southern Cast Iron Magazine, Fall 2015 Premier Issue. Mary wrote, “Cast Iron Finds.” Reprinted with permission at the end of the page.

Taste of the South Magazine, Jan/Feb. 2015 Cast Iron Issue article about Mary, “The Life of a Cast Iron Collector.”

Country Living Magazine, feature on cast iron bakeware featured some of Mary’s pans.

Playboy Magazine, a photograph of one of Mary’s beautiful Griswold no. 10 large block logo skillets was featured as one of Playboy’s “Best Practices” in the 60th Anniversary issue. Mary was very excited to announce to her mother that one of her photos was going to be featured in Playboy. 😉

Sporting Classics Magazine, Article about Mary and her cast iron business, July/August 2013.


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