Ideal for traditional and slow cooking techniques, the Calphalon Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron 12-in. Skillet is designed to heat evenly and steadily, holding heat so foods stay warm while serving. The large frying pan features a pre-seasoned cooking surface to help prevent sticking, and an oversized handle for easy and secure lifting. Use it for searing chicken or steaks, making corn bread and more. Cast iron pans are versatile, and can be used on gas, electric and even induction stovetops.