A Cast Iron Q&A with Jeff Rogers

Jeff Rogers is a cast-iron enthusiast who lives outside Atlanta, Georgia. Here are a few dos and don'ts from the Culinary Fanatic himself.  What do...
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Cleaning and Care

If you take the time to properly care for your beloved cast-iron cookware, it will reward you and your family with generations of loyal...

How to Fix Sticky Cast-Iron

I just reseasoned my skillet, and the finish is sticky. How can I fix it? —Janet M., Arkansas THE SOLUTION: It sounds like you used too much fat...
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Tips for Respecting and Protecting Your Favorite Heirlooms

DO: Use it often The more you use your beloved cast-iron skillets, the more seasoned their finishes become. Be sure to clean your pans as soon...
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Cleaning Best Practices

When it comes to cleaning cast iron, there is one commandment: Respect the finish. Hot water is the best tool, combined with a gentle...

How To Fix Gunky Cast Iron

I picked up some vintage iron at an estate sale, but they’re encrusted with burnt-on gunk. How can I remove it? —Paul C., Tennessee If you...
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How Do You Clean Your Cast Iron?

When it comes to caring for our beloved heirlooms, everyone has their own special techniques, passed down from adamant grandmothers. We quizzed Facebook (via...
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Tools to Keep Your Cast Iron Clean & Pristine

If you’ve ever battled with cleaning a corn stick pan, you may have wondered—is there an easier way? Patterned and shaped cast-iron pieces are...

Cast Iron Storage

Given its size, heft, and aversion to moisture, finding the perfect spot in your kitchen to store your cast iron can be tricky. Two...

How to Fix Your Rusty Cast Iron

After Hurricane Harvey’s flood waters receded, my cast-iron cookware was covered in rust. Is it a total loss? —Amy F., Texas THE SOLUTION: A little surface rust...