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How To Season A Cast Iron Skillet

What You Need to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

The cast iron skillet A box of vegetable shortening, which can be purchased in your favorite supermarket for less than $2. A roll of heavy paper towels Your oven

Wash new skillets before seasoning


Make sure your new cast iron cookware has been washed in hot water and mild dish soap.

Season with vegetable shortening or oil


Fold the paper towel into a fourth and place a dollop of vegetable shortening in the skillet.

Take the paper towel and coat the interior, the exterior down to the bottom edge, and the handle liberally.


Place the skillet in the oven


Once you have the skillet coated, place it in the oven (at 200 degrees) and set a timer for 3 hours.

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