Hailed as an "essential kitchen tool" (Martha Stewart 2008), the 10.25" Skillet will be your favorite go-to skillet for years to come. Featuring both an assist handle and an easy-grip handle for great control and hanging storage when not in use, it provides excellent heat distribution and retention for consistent, even cooking. Use this to cook memorable meals for generations. Seasoned and ready to use.Since 1896, Lodge has been producing durable and dependable cookware for everyone from professional chefs to adventuring outdoorsfolk. Even as our company continues to grow, our cast iron remains American-made in one of our state-of-the-art foundries. We value family, community and the integrity of our original cast iron; these are the things that push us to help others discover their passion for cooking.