Sent by TracyEditor: Tracy, we usually just rub the pan with oil and leave it in a hot oven. See directions here:
But most cast iron is pre-seasoned nowadays. Perhaps you are still just adjusting to cooking in cast iron? You do have to expect a little more sticking and browning in a piece of cast iron than in a nonstick pot. Readers, do you have any good tips or ideas for Tracy and her new cast iron pot?
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