In this tutorial, we describe how to clean, season and maintain your cast iron skillet or dutch oven from start to finish and tell you what cleaning products are best to use. Many people have said their skillets are sticky after seasoning, that is because you cannot use oil, you have to use a solid shortening whether its Crisco or Hog Lard, the oil will not work the way you want it to. Cooking on cast iron is both nostalgic and healthy and is often considered the gold standard in cooking for their ability to distribute heat evenly for a consistent dish every time, like steak. A steak seared in a cast-iron skillet is so good! But what to do when your gorgeous cast iron gets rusty and crusty? Do not fear, there is a fail-safe easy method to restore your gorgeous cast iron to its former glory with a little elbow grease and know how you can make your cast iron great again.
You can repeat the process one more time for good measure. There are also other tips for skillet maintenance in this video, please watch to really keep your beautiful result.