Can a cast iron skillet rust?

Answer If left untreated, a cast iron skillet will rust. To get the skillet ready for cooking, coat it with oil and place it in the oven to "season" it. To keep it from rusting, use it often, wash it by h... Read More »

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How to Clean Rust Off a Cast Iron Skillet?

Rusting is a natural process in metals. Cast-iron skillets will rust like any other metal. Rust is not a serious problem as long as it is caught and taken care of before it does too much damage. Ho... Read More »

How to Remove Rust from a Cast Iron Skillet?

Banish rust from your cast iron cookware for good. If you can remove rust but it always returns shortly after, follow these instructions.

Is rust from a cast iron skillet harmful to food?

Rust from your cast iron skillet can harm your food, if left in the skillet after it is cooked or if the pan is not properly seasoned. The food can take on a metallic taste or become black and dis... Read More »

Should a cast iron pot or dutch oven be seasoned with oil in the same way as a cast iron skillet?