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Using Cast Iron Pan on Glass Top Stoves

July 28, 2010

Can I use cast iron skillets on a glass top stove?

By grace miracle from Danville, WV

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July 28, 20101 found this helpful
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We do with no problems. We stay away from pots with a rounded bottom as they move on the hot stove.

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January 10, 20115 found this helpful
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My local appliance dealer says that the new appliances are designed to last for 10 years. That being said, I've used cast iron on my glass cooktop for at least 9 years almost every day. No problems and I have a variety of pans including a 16 inch cast iron pan and a griddle that uses two burners and the bridge burner. I am moving and have a new GE glass top. I intend to continue using cast iron. Just be careful and don't slide or twist your pans and in my honest opinion you'll be okay.

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November 14, 20162 found this helpful
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I use my cast iron on my glass top stove all the time. Just be careful when setting it down. I did smash a hole in a previous glass stove top by slamming frozen chicken down to break it apart. Not a good idea. :)

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August 1, 2006

I want to know if there is something made to use on glasstop ranges to protect them from scratching when you use an iron griddle.

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By Grandma Margie. (Guest Post)
August 1, 20061 found this helpful
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I found a cast iron skillet with the grill ridges in it recently. It is coated on the outside with a thick, bright red, porcelain coating so it works great on my ceramic stovetop......no scratching. Now I'm on the lookout for some regular skillets, coated the same. I found the one I have at a store called "Tuesday Morning".

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August 2, 20061 found this helpful
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I just use my cast iron griddle and pans. I made sure there were no rough edges to scratch my cooktop. I've done it for 16 years now. I figured that I bought my stove to use, not to baby, and I was going to get my money's worth from it. I use cast iron pans, I can, I use my pressure cooker, and I've never had one problem.

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Can you use a cast iron skillet on these new fancy stoves?

By Joanie

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January 24, 20120 found this helpful

I have used my cast iron pans on my glass topped stove for 20 years. They cook wonderfully on it.

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