Use & Care

Here's everything you need to know about cooking with and maintaining your cast iron cookware.


When cooking with cast iron, there are some best practices to keep in mind. The keys are to always preheat your cast iron, what you cook on new cast iron matters and hot cast iron cookware should be handled mindfully. Click the link below for full instructions: 

Cast Iron Cooking Best Practices



Cleaning cast iron is easy. In our opinion, hot water, a rag or sturdy paper towel, and a little elbow grease are all your cast iron needs. Stay away from scouring pads, steel wool and abrasive cleaners like Barkeeper's Friend as they are likely to scrub right through the seasoning, unless you plan on re-seasoning after cleaning of course. Click the link below for full instructions:

Cast Iron Cleaning Best Practices



Seasoning is a layer of hardened (polymerized) fat or oil that coats the surface of the iron to protect it and ensure non-stick cooking performance. Seasoning will come and go with regular use but will generally accumulate over time, when properly maintained. Click the link below for full instructions:

Cast Iron Seasoning Best Practices

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