The 12 Inch Cast Iron Skillet is the workhorse of both stovetop and ovens. Ideal for searing meats, baking casseroles, egg scramble, stewing, pan-pizzas, corn bread and even rustic breads with amazing crusts. And the list could go on and on. Wash up is a breeze as well. Just simple rinse off right after use scrubbing as needed then rub on a little bit of cooking oil and that's it. Remember take care of it and it will take care of you.