Wondering how to clean a cast iron skillet? Hint: Skip the soap. Here's how to clean and care for your cast iron skillet in 4 easy steps!
Wondering how to clean a cast iron skillet? Hint: Skip the soap. Here's how to clean and care for your cast iron skillet in 4 easy steps.
A skillet is any cooks best friend, a cast iron skillet is used because of its non-stock qualities. Depending on how you care after your skillet will determine its longevity.
Most people have heard that you're not supposed to clean your cast iron skillet with soap, but then you're left wondering, "How am I going to keep it clean?" Jenne Claiborne shows you how to do just that. Remember to remove all types of soap from your cast iron skillet. It will damage it and cause it to rust!
Jenné Claiborne is a vegan chef and the creator of Sweet Potato Soul, a cooking and lifestyle blog and Youtube channel.
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Most people have heard that you're not
supposed to clean your cast iron skillet
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But then you're left wondering,
well, how do I keep it clean?
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I'm Janine Clayborne, and
I'm going to show you how to do so.
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Step one, wash your cast iron skillet
under hot water with a stiff brush.
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Step two, to remove stuck on foods, scrub
with a paste of water and kosher salt.
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Step three, dry your cast iron
skillet with a clean kitchen towel and
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you can finish drying it
on the stove over low heat.
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Step four, to season,
apply a light coat of vegetable oil,
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and you can rub that
in with a paper towel.
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Now you're ready to store
that in a dry place.
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Now remember to avoid all types of soap
when cleaning your cast iron skillet.
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It will damage it and cause it to rust.
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