What’s Up Homer Skillet? has been an evolution from fond memories to an actual passion. Starting in 2018, I’ve sold restored cast iron cookware locally, through Instagram and Facebook. I’m now pleased to offer services through this site.

The old man’s Sunday Spanish Omelette or how I learned to appreciate a frittata

I’ve shared this previously, but both my parents could cook.  My mom spent several of the early years of her marriage to my dad learning to cook haute cuisine for dinner parties.  But, the dishes I cherished were her baked ziti, pasta e Fagioli, and lasagna.  Her version of eggplant parmigiana was considerably less messy…

The case for cast iron: thoughts about being in a viral YouTube video

Last summer, my friend Adam Ragusea, a long-time journalist and then-teaching professor at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, shared with me that he’d been making cooking videos on YouTube. It sounded really cool, so I began to check out his work. I, like much of America, was taken by his wit and willingness to experiment…

Why cast iron?

WHY CAST IRON? Cast iron cookware has been around for hundreds of years, so it’s no surprise that this versatile cookware is so desirable today. And for those who are novices, there’s much to learn about the strength of this classic.  For durability, return on investment and versatility, cast iron can’t be beat! THE REAL…

Homer is on the ‘Gram!

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