How To Clean a Cast Iron Skillet — Cleaning Lessons from The Kitchn

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Instructions for cast iron skillet cleaning often include a lot of don’ts: Don’t use soap, don’t use steel wool, don’t put it in the dishwasher. It’s almost enough to scare a cook off from cast iron completely!

However, with a few simple techniques, you’ll be able to keep your skillet clean, rust-free, and well-seasoned.

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