Close

Emeril Lagasse’s new cookbook, Essential Emeril, is now available!

For more information about the book and to order your copy today click here.

Recipe

How To Season Cast Iron Skillets

Ingredients

  • Cast Iron Pan

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  • Wash new cast iron cookware with warm soapy water and promptly towel dry. Generously oil cookware with vegetable oil. Bake in oven for 1 hour. Remove skillet from oven and rub again to redistribute oil. Place in the oven and bake again for 1 hour. Remove from oven. Wipe excess oil off with paper towels, then allow to cool before storing. Store in a cool, dry place, with paper towels below and on top of skillet to protect shelves and skillet.