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Lodge Cast-Iron Skillet
"Before there were fancy panini makers, there were cast–iron skillets. They're excellent for achieving and retaining super hot temperatures, and the ridges allow fat to drain away. This pre-seasoned pan is so durable that your great–great–grandchildren will use it when they're in the mood for grilled cheese." —Oprah