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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Griswold steak platter

This is a Griswold cast iron steak platter.

It was sold from the 1930's to the 1950's, to commercial organizations, not to the general public.

The stated measurement is 8 x 4 inches. I don't know if that means the entire platter, or just the surface area minus the rim.

4 inches seems very small, though, considering a standard fajita pan is 10 x 7.

It was meant for serving... steak! Also fish and chops. It keeps the food hot at the table.

There's no reason why you can't cook on it as well.

These steak platters are hard to find, but Lodge sells a wide variety of cast iron serving platters.

In addition, Lodge has a brand new similar product called the tableware oval serving dish.


6 comments:

  1. I want one! I want one!
    (Actually, I want His and Hers.)

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  2. LOL that's why I ended up getting 2 10 inch griddles

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  5. Saw one got for $1700.00 on Ebite last year, sure was a nice looking piece but not at 4 digits :p

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  6. I have an original Griswold Steak Platter 849 if anyone is interested?

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