Dos & Don’ts of Cast Iron.

Dos & Don’ts of Cast Iron. Don’t soak your cast iron pans, they’ll rust. Do clean them while they’re still warm. Do use hot water and a stiff brush. Don’t use soap! Do use a paste of coarse salt and water to remove stuck on bits. Do dry immeditately. Do apply a light coat of oil after each use. Do re-season when food begins to stick during cooking.