Cast iron skillets are one of the most popular kitchen tools and at times, intimidating. Cleaning, seasoning, and proper maintenance can be overwhelming and time consuming. The reward in proper cast iron care, is very fulfilling. Especially when the cast iron is handed down to the next generation for memories. To maintain cast iron, a […]
Cleaning cast iron can be tricky and very complicated, especially heavily rusted cast iron. Cast iron that is heavily rusted needs a lot more attention and more resources needed to pull the rust off the cast iron. One of the most common suggestions is the use of a vinegar bath. A solution made up of […]
In order to cook properly in cast iron skillets, you need layers of seasoning. This is a step by step guide in how to obtain the proper seasoning for your cast iron skillet.
Cast iron care is critical in maintaining your seasoning.
Too much oil when seasoning cast iron can lead to a sticky and splotchy cast iron. I use a very simple approach when I use oil to season my cast iron skillet. The oil that I prefer to use when seasoning cast iron is bacon grease. I love the slick not-stick cooking surface my cast […]