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At a glance

Induction Compatible
Induction Compatible
Rust Resistant
Rust Resistant
Stain Resistant
Stain Resistant
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Highlights

  • Lodge cast iron skillets are seasoned with 100% natural vegetable oil for a naturally nonstick finish that improves with use
  • Cast iron gives you unparalleled heat retention and even heating
  • Use the skillet in the oven, on the stove, on the grill, or over a campfire
  • Use the skillet to sear, sauté, bake, broil, braise, or grill
  • All Lodge cast iron is made in the USA
  • Lodge Deluxe Silicone Handle Holder provides an ergonomic, comfort grip
  • Made in sand-cast textured finish with polished accents, the handle holder has Lodge's iconic teardrop design
  • Handle holder protects hands from heat up to 550 degrees F, is not intended for oven use, is dishwasher safe, and should not receive direct flame
  • Deluxe Silicone Handle Holder is made in China

Specifications

Number of Pieces: 1
Weight: 8.5 Pounds
Finish: Non-Stick
Baking Cooking Surface: Cast Iron
Features: Pre-Seasoned
Handle Material: Cast Iron
Capacity (Volume): 2 Quart
Handle Length: 6.0 Inches
Protective Qualities: Scratch-Resistant, Tarnish-Resistant, Warp-Proof, Stain-Resistant, Heat-Resistant, Chip-Resistant, Rust-Resistant, Corrosion-Resistant
Number of cavities: 1
Pot or pan diameter: 12.0 Inches
Cooktop compatibility: Gas, Electric Coil, Smooth Surface Induction, Smooth Surface Non Induction
Material: exterior surface: Cast Iron
Care & Cleaning: Hand Wash, Do Not Microwave
Warranty: No Applicable Warranty. To obtain a copy of the manufacturer's or supplier's warranty for this item prior to purchasing the item, please call Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869
TCIN: 10291923
UPC: 075536382203
Item Number (DPCI): 070-01-0141
Origin: Made in the USA and Imported

Description

For 125 years, this cast iron skillet has been a staple in kitchens around the world. Crafted in America with iron and oil, Lodge Cast Iron's naturally seasoned cooking surface is ready to help you turn your meals into delicious, shareable moments. Get excellent heat distribution and retention for consistent, even cooking. Seasoned and ready to use. Plus, protect your hands from the heat up to 550 degrees F with the deluxe silicone handle holder!
Induction Compatible
Suitable for induction cooking.
Rust Resistant
Designed to resist rust.
Stain Resistant
Stain resistant fabric shields against dirt and spills.
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Highly requested item on wedding registries.
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 20.5 inches length x 13 inches width x 3 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 8.1 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: I have heard that cast iron skillets can damage smooth top (glass) electric stoves. Is that correct?

submitted by hipjoint - 6 years ago
  • A: Totally fine on my glass cooktop, but it's extremely important that you don't move the cast iron (like shaking the pan during frying) back and forth or drag it across the cooktop. I *have* dropped a cast iron dutch oven onto the cooktop and it shattered mercilessly! Just be VERY careful each and EVERY time you use it on a glass cooktop.

    submitted bySeattleite - 5 years ago
  • A: No this is not true. I only use cast iron skillets and my glass top stove has never been damaged by it. Just don't drop them on the stove because they are heavy! But anything heavy dropped on the glass might crack it. I LOVE my cast iron!

    submitted byBarbaraSoFla - 6 years ago
  • A: Manufacturer of my glass top cooktop recommends against using cast iron. It easily scratches and can shatter it.

    submitted byK - 1 year ago
  • A: Yes. Cast iron is not good for and can damage glass cook-tops.

    submitted byg8rz90 - 6 years ago

Q: Does it come with a lid?

submitted by Amelie - 5 years ago
  • A: Mine did not come with a lid.

    submitted bycmoran711 - 5 years ago
  • A: No, but you can buy it separately here on target's website.

    submitted bySushant - 3 years ago
  • A: No, it does not. Still a nice skillet for the money.

    submitted byJwilk002 - 5 years ago

Q: Does it come with the red silicone holder?

submitted by steph - 2 years ago
  • A: Yes, the one I got did. I ordered the Lodge 12" Cast Iron Skillet, and although it is shown in the picture, it is not mentioned in the description. I thought "why would they show a picture of it with the handle if it's not included?" I saw the answer from Lodge Manufacturing saying that it is not included, and was pleasantly surprised when mine came with the silicone handle.

    submitted bySueT - 2 years ago
  • A: No, this is normally sold as a separate item.

    submitted byLodge Manufacturing - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Some reviewers are saying that these pans from Target are inferior to the ones direct from the actual manufacturer. Specifically, that these are rough and not smooth like those from Lodge website. Is this true?

submitted by Senator Dickerson - 4 years ago
  • A: @Senator Dickerson - Great question! The products available from Target (both in store and online) are made the exact same way as those sold directly on the Lodge website. Lodge does not offer a different quality of cookware to Target. The roughness comes from the sand molding process used to cast the cookware. Because each mold is unique, the casting formed in it will be as well. Lodge works hard to keep the casting surfaces as consistent as possible, but there may be slight variations. Seasoning build helps to create a smooth surface as the cookware is used. Thanks, Lodge Customer Care

    submitted byLodge Manufacturing - 4 years ago
    Brand expert
  • A: I purchased a 13(.25) pan at my local store and I did notice by the outer edge by the helper handle what looks to be some grind marks, probably caused when they are removing the excess material after casing. Now I'm complaining, but I do wonder if there are pieces that Lodge makes that aren't totally perfect become seconds and sold at discounted prices. I have many other Lodge pieces and have pretty much purchased then from discount/close out stores and have never had any problems with any of them.

    submitted byScotty - 3 years ago

Q: How deep is the skillet? Can I use it for deep frying?

submitted by matt - 6 years ago
  • A: No, I wouldn't use it for that purpose, it isn't very deep for actual "deep-frying". It's a skillet, so can be use for frying but not deep-frying.

    submitted byfawnflowr - 6 years ago
  • A: It's only about 2 1/2 inches deep, so works for pan frying not deep frying.

    submitted bySassy1 - 6 years ago

Q: Does a bonifyed chef like a preseasoned or regular cast iron pan?

submitted by Susanne - 6 years ago
  • A: All cast iron cookware (that isn't enameled) needs to be seasoned before using. But whether it's preseasoned at the factory or home seasoned, it's still not totally seasoned. It takes years of use to get the smooth/slick coating on the bottom that is truly non stick. That's why it you find a pan at a garage sale/flea market grab it.

    submitted byScotty - 3 years ago
  • A: America's Test Kitchen recommends preseasoned so that is what I'm going with.

    submitted byKim - 6 years ago

Q: how to wash cast iron pan

submitted by Chilampath15 - 1 month ago
  • A: Since the pan is new, I would wash it with hot water, clean it with a nylon bristle brush or non-scratch pad, rinse, hand-dry immediately, and rub the surface with cooking oil. Now the pan is ready to be used or stored. Since seasoning is an ongoing process, you will need to rub the cookware with cooking oil before and after each use to help build up additional seasoning layers.

    submitted byLodge Manufacturing - 1 month ago
    Brand expert

Q: how to wash castiron pan

submitted by Chilampath15 - 1 month ago
  • A: Since the pan is new, I would wash it with hot water, clean it with a nylon bristle brush or non-scratch pad, rinse, hand-dry immediately, and rub the surface with cooking oil. Now the pan is ready to be used or stored. Since seasoning is an ongoing process, you will need to rub the cookware with cooking oil before and after each use to help build up additional seasoning layers.

    submitted byLodge Manufacturing - 1 month ago
    Brand expert

Q: how does lodge brand compare to cuisnel brand?

submitted by Debbie - 2 months ago
  • A: We have received a lot of great reviews and we have a lifetime warranty

    submitted byLodge Manufacturing - 2 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: For this skillet (Lodge 12" Cast Iron Skillet), I am considering the Lodge 12" Glass Lid which has an upper limit of 400 degrees. Is there an option to exceed this limit? Metal lid perhaps?

submitted by Limited Kitchen Knowledge - 11 months ago
  • A: The Lodge 12" glass lid is oven safe up to 400 degrees. Lodge offers a Lodge Cast Iron Lid (L10IC3).

    submitted byLodge Manufacturing - 11 months ago
    Brand expert
4.7 out of 5 stars with 794 reviews
94% would recommend
342 recommendations
ease of use: 4.65 out of 5
easy to clean: 4.45 out of 5
value: 4.79 out of 5
quality: 4.75 out of 5

Great pan. But where's the red silicone handle cover?

4 out of 5 stars
Lean Cuisine - 2 days ago, Verified purchaser
Terrific pan. Lodge quality is on a par with pans costing three times as much. However, mine arrived without the silicone handle cover. Had to order it diretly from Lodge.
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Quality

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
M - 28 days ago
Quality product and I like the rubber handle cover that’s included
ease of use: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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perfect if you season properly

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
myfriendv - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
I bought this to make filet mignon on Christmas Eve. Since it came pre seasoned I just used avocado oil and rubbed it all over the inside and outside with my hand. Let it sit for a few minutes then put it on my electric stovetop. I let it heat up for about 4 minutes. I added a generous amount of olive oil and began to sear 4 steaks. After searing I put them in the oven at 400 degrees for about 7 minutes. The steaks came out to absolute perfection. I removed grease with a napkin after cooking. I used morton kosher salt to remove grease. did not use soap or water. cleaned off the outside and it was good to go. Used it again a few days later and same routine. I plan to buy another one for baking. i think this will last a while as long as it is cleaned and prepped properly for every use.
ease of use: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Love it

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Halle - 1 month ago
Love this cast iron skillet but I love the rubber cover over the handle even more. All of it is great quality, heavy duty, easy to clean, and sturdy!
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
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Lodge cast iron skillet

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Sherry - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Very nice cast iron skillet. Has a cover for the handle to manage heat of the skillet and it’s very well seasoned.
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
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Good quality

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Neesie - 2 months ago
Happy w price, size and handle.
ease of use: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Item shipped was not as picutured or described

3 out of 5 stars
Mamabear2016littleE - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
The cast iron pan I received did not have a silicone handle. I paid more for this pan because it came with the silicone handle. Will be returning.
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Cast iron skillet

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Wardbuck1 - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Nice skillet! Quick delivery.
ease of use: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Gift

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Angie - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Gave as wedding gift they loved it
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
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Great shower gift

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Kendra - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
the bride-to-be asked for it and target delivered! thanks, Target!
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Piece of garbage

1 out of 5 stars
Would not recommend
Rae - 7 months ago
I purchased this a year ago and have used it maybe 10 times total. I take complete care of it (I hand wash it, I use the proper spray to coat it, etc) but tonight while cooking green peppers in it, I heard a huge pop and saw that it had cracked??!? I have never heard of this happening to a cast iron skillet, they are supposed to last forever! What a piece of junk and a waste of money!!
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Best Cast Iron

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Agmom1520 - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Fantastic size for a big meal. Heavy but would definitely recommend and purchase again.
ease of use: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Awesome skillet

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Mikeb2769 - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
The cast iron skillet is awesome but I did not receive the silicone handle. Kind of misleading when it’s on the picture.
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
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great value

5 out of 5 stars
Targetnista - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
This cast iron pan does the trick and is priced right
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Great Skillet

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Chrisell - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
A really heavy skillet, it dissipates the heat nicely and is a great value for the price.
quality: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Awesome

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Diane - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
The very best.American made too.
ease of use: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 4 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Short handle

3 out of 5 stars
Would not recommend
Gs - 11 months ago, Verified purchaser
The handle is too short, this pan would be perfect with two more inches of handle length.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 3 out of 5
ease of use: 3 out of 5
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Amazing value

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
E - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This is the best skillet especially for the value. After looking at so many options, we landed on this for our first attempt at using a cast iron pan. It's great for a wide range of recipes and we season it each time so it seems to be holding up well.
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Cast iron skillet

4 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Gram of 7 - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Perfect size. The finish is a little rough I would’ve like to have had it smoother
ease of use: 4 out of 5
value: 3 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
easy to clean: 3 out of 5
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Cast iron skillet

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
AGarcia - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Well made, the plastic handle is a no for me it slips off to easily
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
easy to clean: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
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