Rinse the skillet under hot water directly after use. Flush away any loose food particles and grime.
Sprinkle table salt generously onto any stubborn or burnt-on food debris. Salt serves as an abrasive without damaging cast iron. Scour the skillet vigorously with a clean nylon brush until the unyielding grime is fully dislodged.
Squirt two drops of mild liquid dishwashing soap into the skillet. Scrub with the nylon brush while holding the skillet under running water to remove any lingering food residue and gunk.
Rinse the skillet under flowing water to flush out the loosened debris.
Wipe the skillet with paper towels until dry. Store the skillet in a dry area.
Things You Will Need
- Table salt
- Clean nylon brush
- Mild liquid dishwashing soap
- Paper towels
- Scrub any rust off the skillet using steel wool.