Salt Scrub to clean cast iron. Here's the best way to clean cast iron: Scrub it with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt, a natural abrasive, absorbs oil and lifts away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.
55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips Tricks. Step by step instructions to clean and re-season cast iron. This could be an old wives tale but my grandmother said cast iron skillets transfer iron to your food! Perk for those who have low iron.
Anyone have a dryer sheet I can have? Dryer Sheet as Iron Cleaner Remove gunk from the soleplate of an iron. With the setting on low, rub the iron over the dryer sheet until the residue disappears, and you're left with a pristine press.
I buy rusty cast iron for CHEAP at the Goodwill, brand new cast iron can be spendy! Great way to restore them. How To Clean and Season Old, Rusty Cast Iron Skillets.using salt and a potato. See also commenter about putting a rusty skillet in the fire.