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How to Season Cast Iron

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Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today, Amanda shows us how to season a cast iron pan.

Cast Iron Pan

A cast iron pan is a trusty companion for numerous kitchen tasks -- evenly distributed heat and a well-seasoned surface will take you far in your cooking. If you treat a cast iron pan right, it'll last a lifetime (or two, or three). Treating it right means seasoning it, and maintaining that naturally nonstick coating. Here, Amanda shows us exactly how to do that. 

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Today's video was shot by Alex Lisowski, and edited by Kyle Orosz. Photos by Nicole Franzen.

Tags: Tips & Techniques, Videos, DIY Food, How-To & Diy, Kitchen Confidence