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In the 1920s she began publishing recipes and advice on cooking with cast iron using the pen name of "Aunt Ellen".
"Aunt Ellen" was the author of Griswold's "Booklet on Waterless Cooking", given free to purchasers of the Tite-Top Dutch Oven.
Miss Etta Moses worked for Griswold for over 50 years.
She was given the job of handling letters asking for advice on using the company's products.
ERIE iron remains among the finest of Griswold’s foundry products.
Now that I know better, I use reproductions I’ve bought to show people what not to buy.
If you believe something else should be listed here, let me know. The heat ring is the small rim around the outside of the bottom of many (usually earlier) skillets and some other pieces.
Its purpose is to raise the pan's bottom slightly from the old wood range cooktop so as to equalize heat.
Sometimes incorrectly called Smoke Ring, Fire Ring, or another name, none are correct since the heat ring has nothing to do with smoke or fire.
Griswold called what we collectors have named "heat ring" just "rim" or "rimmed bottom" in their early catalogs.