9 Ways To Use Cast Iron Pan & Techniques To Season It Right

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Have you bought a Cast Iron pan and wondering what to cook using them? Then here you go, we have made a selection of Ingredients that your cast iron pan can be put to use. It is must to invest at least one cast Iron pan for your kitchen. This will come in handy to make any dish in one pot for a quick meals.

Cast Iron Pan will do the job of giving you those perfect circular shaped omelette or frittatas, those nice crisps to make your roasted vegetables, gives a good sear on your pan roasted chicken or even to bake a thin crust pizza over a stove pot.

It is one of the durable utensil that can be used on any source of heat like stove, oven, wood fire and even grills. This is one such pan that can be passed from generation to generation because it is durable and tough as a Nail. The Pan can withstand high temperature and keep the heat on for a very long time.

The best cast Iron pan is a 10 inch pan that can do almost all the work for you in the kitchen. The best pans are the ones that are made in USA. But you can even buy ones that are of good brand from online which are of affordable rate. Every cast iron need to be seasoned so do not buy any cast iron pan with a belief that you will get one which is seasoned. Make sure that it comes with a good sturdy handle with a hole. Then a helper handle on the opposite side which makes it easier to hold the pan and also move around or pour from one pan to another.

What needs to be done when you get a Cast Iron Pan?

  • Season the Pan when you get it – Every Cast Iron Pan that you buy has to be seasoned. Seasoning is done in order to create a non-stick layer over it. Usually to season the pan you can place it in the oven on high heat and keep it on until it reaches the smoking point. Or you can even keep it on the stove and then grease it with some oil and cool it down. Do this for an hour at least.
  • Clean it thoroughly after cooking – After cooking it is a must to clean thoroughly, as the citrus content in the food may cause the cast iron pan to rust. So make sure you clean the pan with soap, wipe it thoroughly and then grease it with oil and keep it for next use. 
  • Keep Seasoning after Every Use – Make sure you do not let any water stay on the pan after washing, pat dry it completely and grease it with oil again. You can keep using it often to make sure it stays seasoned.

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