Tag Archives: Cast Iron

Seasoning your carbon steel or cast iron fry pan or wok — instructions

How do you season and clean your brand new carbon steel (black steel) or cast iron fry pan or wok? Different manufacturers recommend many different techniques. In the first instance, you may want to try their recommended method. When that does not work, try the following. I have tested this method on a de Buyer Carbone Plus carbon steel fry pan; a Wiltshire carbon steel wok; and an eBay, no-brand cast iron griddle pan. Followingmore »

Camping cookware — deciding on pots and pans

Putting together your camping kit is an exercise in compromises. You want the most comfort and functionality, but only have limited cargo capacity to transport the gear to your camp site. There can be other practical considerations too, like how one piece of gear interacts with other gear, or how robust the gear is. This is certainly the case for camping cookware. I want to be able to cook the largest possible range ofmore »