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Feeling a bit nervous about nonstick and aluminum cookware? :) Good old cast iron can save the day, then! As long as you season it properly, your cast iron skillet will have the same non-stick tendencies as Teflon, only without any health concerns. And cast iron can last (beyond) a lifetime, if properly cared for! It's an economical and healthful choice.
So, just how DO you take proper care of your cast iron skillet? Here are a few simple tips to get you started:
Save yourself the bother and buy a pre-seasoned pan. :) That way you only need to maintain the seasoning after every use.
After each use, you don't need to use soap and water on your cast iron pans. Some people swear by a salt/oil mixture that they use to scrub the pans clean, and then they wipe it out with a paper towel. After each use, re-season your pans with a coating of vegetable oil, rubbed in with paper towel.
Dry your cast iron pans thoroughly after every use. Any water or moisture can cause rusting.
That's it - easy peasy, my friend! :) Enjoy your beautiful new cookware - or why not get those old cast iron pans out of storage and start using them again?