One of the most ancient cooking materials, cast iron has long been prized for its even heat distribution on savory and sweet dishes alike. Cast iron works like a charm on the grill, providing the perfect sear every time. Or use it to turn out a delicate dutch baby pancake, puffed in the oven and sweet with spiced apples. In any season, you can get terrific results from this hardworking kitchen tool, whether a recipe calls for cast iron or not. Paired with Challenge Butter, there’s nearly nothing a cast iron skillet can’t do.