Cast iron skillets are seasoned by baking oil into the skillet within the oven. Proper maintenance and upkeep with seasoning can extend the lifetime of a cast iron skillet. More »

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Iron skillets are a great tool for the kitchen because they hold high temperatures well and cook a variety of food. It's important to properly clean and protect your iron skillet so it cooks to its full potential every t... More »

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Care for a mini cast-iron skillet by using it frequently, lightly cleaning with soap and water, and rub the skillet with a light coat of vegetable oil after each washing. Avoid simmering acidic foods such as tomato sauce... More »

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Care for a mini cast-iron skillet by using it frequently, lightly cleaning with soap and water, and rub the skillet with a light coat of vegetable oil after each washing. Avoid simmering acidic foods such as tomato sauce... More »

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To season a cast iron frying pan, clean the pan with water and soap, and dry it over a stove. Apply lard or cooking oil generously over the pan, leave it for several hours, remove excess grease, and bake in a preheated o... More »

To clean a cast iron skillet, make a paste of salt and cooking oil, apply it to the surface of the pan, and rub the paste into the skillet with a paper towel. Wipe away the debris and any excess oil. More »

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Cast-iron cookware is seasoned by coating it with oil or shortening and heating it in an oven. It needs to be cured or seasoned if the pan is new or if the nonstick seasoning has worn off. If the pan is new, consult the ... More »

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