PSA: You can snap up a Lodge cast iron skillet on sale for $13 right now: 'My new go-to'

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Three sizes of durable, pre-seasoned skillets are nearly 50 percent off at Walmart.
Three sizes of durable, pre-seasoned skillets are nearly 50 percent off at Walmart. (Photo: Walmart)

Whether you're a skillet newbie or you're already the Queen of Cast Iron, there are plenty of reasons to get yourself a Lodge cast iron skillet. The first? Lodge has been a beloved household brand for years, delivering top-quality, pre-seasoned cast iron cookware that is durable and makes food taste amazing. The second? Walmart is currently having a sale on Lodge cast iron pans in three sizes — 8-inch, 10.25-inch and 13.25-inch — all of which you can get now on sale.

Plus, if you want to score free shipping, make sure you’re signed up for Walmart+. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 15-day trial here, and a quick three-question survey will add on an additional two more weeks for a solid 30 days of use. (And by the way, those without Walmart+ still get free shipping on orders of $35 or more.)

Lodge cast iron skillets heat evenly and can be used on your stovetop, in the oven or over a campfire
Lodge cast iron skillets heat evenly and can be used on your stovetop, in the oven or over a campfire. (Photo: Walmart)

If you're new to cast iron, there are a few key things to know about what sets it apart from other standard pots and pans. Cast iron is a heavier material and is known for its ability to hold heat extremely well. As a result, you can use it on your stovetop, in the oven or even on a campfire. It's also the best type of pan to use if you want to achieve that perfect sear.

Why opt for a Lodge? The brand has been making cast iron cookware since 1896 and produces all its products in the U.S. The brand has amassed a huge fan following for its top-notch yet affordable cookware.

Lodge Pre-Seasoned 8-inch Cast Iron Skillet

This 8-inch skillet is perfect for dips or smaller meals.
This 8-inch skillet is perfect for dips or smaller meals. (Photo: Walmart)

For small meals, or to get a good sear on a burger, opt for this 8-inch skillet. Since it comes pre-seasoned, flavor will infuse into your food as it cooks. As long as you clean your cast iron skillet properly — with warm water and mild soap, then dry it with a lint-free cloth or paper towel — the pan will continue to season itself, adding even more flavor to your food over time.

This skillet also features an easy-grip handle and can be used for searing, sautéing, baking, broiling, braising, frying or grilling.

One happy five-star reviewer who already owns a few Lodge pieces loves how versatile this 8-inch skillet is. "...I really like the 8-inch size for preparing hot dip/appetizers," says the fan. "I like serving hot dips in the cast iron, because it holds the heat and keeps the dip at a good serving temperature for longer. Appetizers look so appetizing in the Lodge 8-inch skillet!"

Get it right now for just under $13!

$13 $19 at Walmart

Lodge Pre-Seasoned 10.25-inch Cast Iron Skillet

The 10.25-inch skillet is perfect for family meals and is pre-seasoned to add more flavor to your cooking.
The 10.25-inch skillet is perfect for family meals and is pre-seasoned to add more flavor to your cooking. (Photo: Walmart)

Just like the 8-inch, this 10.25-inch cast iron skillet comes pre-seasoned, so it's ready to go right out of the box. It also features an assist handle, which makes it easy to hang when you're done using it. (Note: Hanging cast iron cookware in a dry place helps extend its life.)

Try this pan with bigger meals like steak dinners or breakfast scrambles the whole family will love.

This five-star reviewer is hooked: "I got this for a weekend camping trip and used it to cook all breakfast and dinner meals," says the shopper. "Let's just say it will now be my 'go-to' pan from now on. It's AMAZING! I love it so much, super easy to clean, even heat, cooks everything perfectly. I am so happy I finally purchased this after always being hesitant about getting one for years!"

You can't beat the sales price — it's only $18 — so snatch it up before it sells out!

$18 $27 at Walmart

Lodge Pre-Seasoned 13.25-inch Cast Iron Skillet

This 13.25-inch skillet is big enough to cook a whole chicken!
This 13.25-inch skillet is big enough to cook a whole chicken! (Photo: Walmart)

This 13.25-inch skillet has many of the same features as the 8-inch and the 10.25-inch, but in a much more generous size, so it's great for a big family or when cooking for guests. Bake large apple crisps, roast a whole chicken or fry eggs for an army in this nearly nonstick pan that is sure to please. And when you're done, hang it on a hook so you don't have to worry about lifting it out of a cabinet or drawer for your next use.

One five-star reviewer was seriously impressed with how evenly this skillet heats, despite its size. "By picking a large size pot, I was afraid it wouldn't heat unevenly. It didn't," says the shopper. "The cast iron kept the cooking even..."

Snatch it up now for just $35 — a whopping 46 percent off the original price.

$35 $64 at Walmart

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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