Categories

Categories

Additional Information

Additional Information

Account Navigation

Account Navigation

Currency - All prices are in AUD

Currency - All prices are in AUD
 Loading... Please wait...
Bonnie's Little Bit of Everything

Categories

Categories

Blog

Seasoning Cast Iron Cookware

Posted by on

Cast iron is a versatile cookware that can be used to fry, saute, grill, roast, stew and bake as it heats evenly, retains the heat and when seasoned properly provides a nonstick surface. 

Seasoning is a simple process of applying oil to the surface so that it gets into the pores of the cookware that in turn will leave a black, nonstick surface.

Follow these 4 simple steps to season cast iron cookware:  

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Wash cast iron with hot, soapy water, and a stiff brush. Rinse and dry.
3. Completely coat inside and outside surfaces with melted vegetable oil or shortening (some people prefer lard) or bacon fat).
4. Place cookware on the middle rack of the oven for 30 minutes. Remove cookware and wipe it almost dry to prevent pooling of shortening or oil. Place back in oven for another 30 minutes.

Note: If your cast iron gives off a metallic taste or has signs of rust, wash with hot soapy water, scour off the rust and re-season using the steps above.    

Cleaning and Storing Cast Iron Cookware

Cleaning and storing cast iron cookware requires a different approach than other cookware materials as it has a seasoned surface that you want to protect. To clean simply add hot water and bring to a boil, then pour out the water and wipe dry with a paper towel. If food sticks to the surface, dislodge [...]

Read More »

Your first blog post!

Welcome to your blog! A blog is a great place to share details on your products, business and whatever else you think your shoppers might like to hear from you. You can include photos in your blog posts and even videos. For ideas and inspiration on how to structure your blog, take a look [...]

Read More »