Inspired by DIY attitudes and "American optimism" (specifically the optimistic view that one can endlessly eat fried food and not die of a heart attack), WI-based FeLion's "Made In America" series consists of 48 hand-poured, cast iron skillets that have nothing to do with Jay-Z and Kanye, being intricately shaped like every contiguous US state. Assemble them all to create a map measuring nearly 10ft wide and weighing in at a very American 550lbs, or grab your fave states individually (either "seasoned" or not) to whip up meals like:
"Breakfast in New England": Use the surface area of Maine to work up a few strips of bacon, prepare a Mass of scrambled eggs, and use Rhode Island to cook two square inches of whatever people hate eating lots of.
"A Great Great Lakes Lunch": Mash in your bread to make a Wisco-shaped grilled cheddar cheese, then pay homage to MI and its Upper Peninsula by eating it with the ravenous greed of a wolverine.
"My Dinner with Andre... as Fault": At 2' long, dual-handled CA can handle a swath of grass-fed steaks on one side and veggies on the other, leaving Oregon and Washington free to exercise America's DIY attitude by doing nothing at all.
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