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How to Clean a Cast Iron Frying Pan?

Mar. 09, 2021

Although best known as the material used to make cast iron frying pans, it is also used to make a variety of other goods, from cookware to car parts. This carbon-rich alloy is very easy to work with, cheap and durable, making it ideal for these products. The soft surface of cast iron is prone to rust but is not easily damaged by rust. Often, rust can be removed by vigorous polishing.

Polished cast iron

Do not polish cast iron unless it has been ground or polished. These surfaces have been polished to give a shiny silver-grey finish. Polished cast iron is often found on decorative handles of cast iron cookware, on the surface of cast iron fireplace linings and on other decorative and ornamental parts of cast iron parts. When polishing cast iron, do not allow water to remain on the surface. Use machine oil, aerosol lubricant or a metal polish designed to be used without rinsing. Polish the surface with this polish and a dry piece of very fine steel wool or a rotary tool with appropriate polishing accessories. Wipe off any residue with a dry paper towel.

 Cast Iron Frying Pan

Seasoning cast iron

Cast iron skillet or other cookware needs to be seasoned to provide a maintainable surface that is durable and rust-resistant. To do this, a coating of cooking oil must be applied to the surface. Set the oven to bake on low (approximately 350 degrees), then apply cooking oil to the pan using a paper towel and wipe it onto the surface with the paper towel. Place the pan in the oven until the surface is dry. Repeat for at least three coats.

Cleaning cast iron

Do not use soap to clean any type of cast iron when using detergents or cleaners as it can damage the protective coating and cause the metal to rust. Wipe the surface with hot water and a paper towel. If the pan is particularly dirty, use a few tablespoons of salt as a refining agent to remove hard spots from baked goods. If scrubbing with a pan, re-grease the area with cooking oil and place it on a lower burner to dry before storing.

Cast iron and rust

Remove rust from cast iron in much the same way. Do not place any soap or detergent to pour on the surface, as rust cleaned in this way will disappear almost immediately. Instead, pour 1/2 cup of oil and 1/4 cup of salt into a bowl and mix to form an oily paste. Apply this mixture to the affected area and scrub with dry steel wool to remove the rust. Wipe off the affected area with a rag soaked in hot water. Dry the cast iron piece completely by placing it on a low burner or using a hairdryer to heat it. Wipe the oil onto the area where the rust has been removed.

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