Lodge Cast Iron Skillet with Assist Handle is electrostatically coated with proprietary vegetable oil and cured at high temperatures to allow the oil to deeply penetrate the surface of the cast iron. Its natural sand mold surface is ideal for a new, seasoned, ready-to-use finish. For added assistance, this skillet features a sturdy, integral, ovenproof handle that provides lifelong durability. Tightly controlled metal chemistry and exacting mold tolerances deliver consistency for an even heating and superior cooking performance. Measures 13.25 inches in diameter and 2.25 inches in depth.