If you have got yourself a new piece of cast iron cookware or you need to re-season the pan your grandmother handed down to you, I’ve made this easy guide on how to season a cast iron pan.

Cast iron cookware is made of a durable heavy metal called cast iron.

Seasoning a cast iron pan in the oven is easier than you think. Check out this simple step-by-step procedure!



For your first cast iron cleaning, scrub your pan with baking soda and warm water. Rinse it after and dry it thoroughly with a lint-free cloth or a paper towel.

After completely drying your cast iron pan, apply a thin layer of cooking oil all over it, inside and out, including the handle.


Applying Oil

Before baking your skillet, put an aluminum foil or baking sheet first on the bottom rack of the oven so they can catch any excess oil that might drip from the cast iron pan.


Baking Your Cast Iron Pan

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