How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet
How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet
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When cooking in the kitchen, most of us have a trusty cast iron skillet that we just couldn't do without. Cast iron skillets make cooking easy, and you can make so many delicious meals and snacks in them! However, when cooking, your tools get dirty, and you might be nervous about how to clean a cast iron skillet, and rightfully so! You don't want to ruin your favorite pan. Luckily, this easy tutorial will clue you in on the best tips, tricks, and hacks for how to clean a cast iron skillet.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour


Project TypeLearn a Technique

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I got my very first skillet from my mom. She dropped by with a meal in it and left it in my apartment so I kept it. These tips are super helpful because I actually learnt the hard way not to scrub the pan with something abrasive. I like the salt and oil method, I'll use that one next time.

My fiance just got a new cast iron skillet and has already warned me not to toss it in the dishwasher - this will be super helpful in helping to preserve and care for it!

Love this. My skillet needs some TLC, and I love that this is easy and natural.


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