This 8" pre-seasoned cast iron skillet can be used for smaller portions of entrees, particularly when heating up fajitas, bacon, eggs, or steak, or as a rustic and charming serving piece!Create the crispiest hash browns or quickly fry an egg in this compact-size 8 inch pre-seasoned cast iron skillet. This cast iron skillet is pre-seasoned out of the box, requiring little oil to create a non-stick surface, making dishes healthier. Both sides feature pouring lips to assist in pouring out used oil making cleanup an effortless task. With commercial-grade durability, the thick cast iron skillet has superior heat retention and the capability to withstand high temperature, making this cast iron skillet ideal for stovetops, ovens, outdoor grilling and induction cooktops for mess-free cooking.Cast iron skillets have unique advantages over other cookware types. First, cast iron is an excellent heat conductor. While it does take longer to heat up, cast iron heats evenly and consistently with no "hot spots", and as a result foods cook better with less chances of scorching. Furthermore, with proper care, cast iron cookware will last almost indefinitely! Check out our CRAVE Cast Iron Cookware Guide for best practices. When seasoned properly, food will not stick to cast iron, and you can cook healthier since you won't have to use loads of butter or cooking spray. Finally, no specialized utensils are needed: cast iron cookware is able to go straight from stovetop to oven to table with just potholders!