Cast Iron

How To Properly Care For Cast Iron

Cast iron is a favourite tool for serious home cooks. But what most people find really serious is the proper way to maintain their heavy metal cookware. Some people swear that soap is the enemy of a properly seasoned pan. Others hold firm that the correct method for seasoning a…

Scrub Your Cast Iron With Aluminium Foil

Scrub Your Cast Iron With Aluminium Foil

By now, we’re all pretty aware that cleaning your cast iron pan with soap and water is fine and good, as long as you dry and re-season it promptly. But soap and water doesn’t always cut it, and sometimes you need a little extra help getting gunk off your pan,…

Should You Be Seasoning Your Cast Iron With Flaxseed Oil?

Video: Seasoning cast iron with flaxseed oil isn’t super new — Sheryl Canter first wrote about it on her blog seven years ago — but it has some serious fans. Both Cook’s Illustrated and The Kitchn are believers, with the former saying it created “a sheer, stick-resistant veneer, that even…