"Hi Tom, Thanks. Yes the link you have is the one I was trying to send. In that link you said " In 1892 Cahill incorporated and their logo changed." from the CAHILL in-cased in a side way diamond. I was wondering where you got that…"
"No, as I was saying, a trivet is both a stand for a pot, or in this case, a stand for the food inside the pot. This trivet is for internal use in the pot.
Besides which, a cast iron trivet for a cast iron product would do little to offset the…"
"John Thomas Cahill
Founder of Cahill Iron Works
Here is a Cahill piece, (Cahill Cast Iron Fleur De Lis Door Frame Surround Fire Place Fender Set), bearing the diamond shaped logo, the website attributes the piece to circa: 1900 To 1915.
"A trivet is just a stand with typically three or more legs/stands/or protrustions underneath it to lift it up slightly. Trivets are as stands underneath hot pots etc, but also used internally inside the pot as a stand for the food placed on…"
"Are you calling the metal plate that fits in the base of your roaster a trivet? ( I don't have the proper name for that btw - anyone?)
Far as I know, a "Trivet" is used to protect table/surfaces from the heat of a hot dish, when…"
"Hi Tom, thanks for the reply. I posted a picture of the trivet. I don’t know if you got an email I sent before I posted in Whadja Find. I was asking about another reply you had given, about another CAHILL piece.
I came across a reply you gave…"
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"You mention a trivet but I don't see a picture of it. These old roasters were often buried in and under hot coals of the campfire or fireplace and contents were slow cooked.
BTW, Welcome to IAO.
Regarding cleaning out places, wear heavy gloves,…"