The seasoning of your cast-iron cookware involves a process of building and leaving a layer of oil on the surface of your pans and skillets. The purpose of this is to create a non-stick and rust-resistant coating.
After applying the oil, heat the cookware in the oven to a high temperature. The exact temperature and duration of the heating process will depend on the specific type of oil you’re using and the size of the cookware.
- Smoke point and stability are essential to consider when choosing an oil for seasoning cast-iron cookware.- In terms of taste, the seasoning layer can impart a subtle flavor to the food being cooked.