FINEX Nonstick Heirloom Cast Iron Skillet With Lid, 12-Inch

Last updated: December 15, 2022

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Product Details

In our analysis of 23 expert reviews, the FINEX Nonstick Heirloom Cast Iron Skillet With Lid, 12-Inch placed 17th when we looked at the top 19 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The most versatile pan you’ll ever own. The FINEX cast iron skillet with lid is polished smooth for perfect eggs every time. It’s a searing machine for hearty steaks, chops and salmon. It’s brilliant for baking perfect cornbread, pies, cakes and muffins. The included lid is great for steaming, braising and simmering. From stovetop, to oven, to grill—even over the coals—the FINEX cast iron skillet is a trusted essential you’ll pass down for generations.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

This pan is very heavy but the heaviness allows you to turn your burner off early because the pan will still be conducting lots of heat. I would suggest cooking bacon in it the first few times. You won't have to season it after cleaning because of the bacon grease. Cleaning this is a breeze.
The overdesigned Finex 12-inch octagonal skillet is another offering from the indie movement of cast-iron producers trying to make pans the old way.
The corners create many areas to pour out sauces or excess grease, yes, but there isn’t much out there on its proficiency in the oven. This particular skillet’s cooking surface is also just a quarter-inch shy of standard pie size.
Their octagonal shape is ideal for pouring, and the spring handle is designed to cool quickly. The skillets are highly polished, then pre-seasoned with organic flaxseed oil.
Unique, attractive design. Heats evenly. Multiple pouring spouts.
The ergonomic spring handle stays cool so you can grip while you cook, bringing this traditional pan into the contemporary kitchen.

What reviewers didn't like

But the handle is way too short for a heavy pan and the brass fob on the end will burn you--it is brass, a metal that conducts heat instantly! Same issue with the nob on the lid--it gets hotter than the cast iron: pretty, but useless.
While the spiraled polished stainless steel handle is designed to stay cool, it didn’t in our tests. The handle is too thick to grasp securely with a folded towel, and it slipped when we poured drippings. The helper handle is small and doesn’t offer much for support.
Handle may be hard to clean. Expensive.
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