How to Care for an Iron Skillet?

Answer How to care for an iron skillet so you can cook anything in it and it will never stick!

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How to care for a cast iron skillet?

You are washing with soap--this is a no-no with cast iron. You need to re-cure the pan. Put about a tablespoon of GOOD olive oil in the pan. Rub it inside and out with a paper towel. Put your o... Read More »

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

How do I clean an iron skillet?

Cleaning the Lightly Soiled Cast Iron SkilletWipe out the cast iron skillet with a paper towel while the skillet is still warm. Sometimes, this is all you need to do. If the paper towel doesn't rem... Read More »

How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet?

Seasoning a cast iron skillet is necessary to create a non-stick surface and prevent rust. To preserve the seasoning, you need to take special care when cleaning.