One of my most used kitchen items is the cast iron. I use it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes – it’s one thing I couldn’t go without. I’ve learned the best way to care for and clean your cast iron, and I’m here to share all of the details.
How To Clean Cast Iron
Cleaning and a cast iron is easier than you might think!
First, you’ll need to wash and scrub with SOAP and water. Yes you can use soap – even Lodge says you can!
Next, you’ll dry it off and put in over medium heat until alllll the water has evaporated. While still warm, I add a layer of beef tallow all over the pan – I get mine from here!
It can get a little messy so I store mine very specifically so things don’t get all slimy. I do that every time I use it, which is 2-3x a day. I know it sounds tedious at first but becomes a quick and easy habit that will preserve your cast irons for years to come.
Here are the pans I use: