How to Rescue and Revive a Cast Iron Pan

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Cast iron pans are great for preparing your favorite meal. If your cast iron pan is looking a little rough, check out this guide to clean cast iron pans and re-season them for many more years of joyful cooking.
So I’ve noticed that people who love their cast iron, really love their cast iron. It always seems to be the people who know what they’re talking about when it comes to cooking, cookery, and gourmet-ness in general, doesn’t it? Whether it’s because they allow you to get the perfect sear, because they’re super versatile, or because of the fact that they will last you a life time, cast iron pans are at the top of many peoples’ cookware lists.
First, to clean cast iron, you need to wash it really well with soap and a stiff dish brush and then scrub it with steel wool to remove any rust or baked on food bits.
[Are your mugs starting to look a little worn out too?! You may want to check this out: How to Remove Coffee and Tea Stains From Mugs Naturally!]
Next, you’ll need to coat the pan with vegetable oil inside and out. I just used a paper towel to spread it around.
The last step that you'll need to take is to bake your cast iron pan in the oven, for about one hour... After that, it'll be ready to go!
[There's also a really easy way to remove rust stains from your steak knives! Check it out here!]
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