How To: Season a cast-iron pan

Season a cast-iron pan

Cast-iron provides one of the best cooking surfaces for any cooking. Learn how to season it to perfection.

-The seasoning will continue to improve as the pan is regularly used.
-New cast-iron skillets require seasoning before the first use to create a nonstick finish.
-Wash the new, unseasoned cast-iron pan in hot, soapy water and dry thoroughly.
-Using a cloth soaked in vegetable oil, rub the entire surface of the pan, including the exterior.
-Heat it upside down in a 350 degree oven for one hour.
-Turn the oven off and let it cool in the oven.
-Never wash your pan with dish soap, as an alternative you can rub it clean with salt. Repeat this seasoning process when necessary.

There you have it, simple step by step instructions to seasoning a cast-iron pan.

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