Take your non-stick coated and throw it out. Learning how to season a cast iron pan isn’t difficult and doesn’t require a master-level prepping degree. Plenty of stories exist about the cancerous nature of that coating, and if you ever talk to someone who has worked in that industry, you know the amount of personal protective gear worn by the workers coating those pots and pans.
How To Season Cast Iron Pan
If you value a good life, you should cook with something less likely to give you health complications. Rather than gambling with your safety, use something proven that imparts flavor and can be used as an impact weapon if need be. Let’s face it. Non-stick coated pans are like the Prius of the kitchen, and cast-iron is the fully-restored square-body 80s pickup. Before getting in the cast-iron driver’s seat, you must ensure the “ride” is seasoned. Here’s what you need to know.
How to Properly Clean it
You will acquire a cast iron pan that has never been used or one with some miles on it. It might be easy to determine if there is still a label on it or if there is a quarter inch of rust everywhere. Make it a point to start with cleaning before you attempt seasoning. While…