The Dos and Don’ts of Cleaning Cast Iron Pans

Find out how to wash your cast iron pan the right way.

The Dos and Don’ts of Cleaning Cast Iron Pans

You treat your cast iron pan with love and care, but do you know if you’re really washing it the right way? Whether you swear by soap or shun it and use salt, read on to learn what you should and shouldn’t do when cleaning your cast iron pan.

DO: Scrub Your Cast Iron Pan With Kosher Salt

The best way to clean your cast iron pan is with coarse kosher salt and a little elbow grease. Use either a scrubbing brush or a paper towel to scrub the salt all over your pan to get rid of any stubborn food residue.

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