How Do I Clean My Cast Iron Skillet?

How Do I Clean My Cast Iron Skillet?

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Christine Gallary
Jun 26, 2014
(Image credit: Roz)

Q: I made one meal with my cast-iron skillet (pictured), my first one, and cannot get the pan clean. I have tried the kosher salt and water, scrubbing, boiling water and I don't know what else to do except return the pan. Is there another suggestion please?

Sent by Roz

Editor: It looks like the skillet may actually have rust on it. Here's how to restore your pan:

Readers, any tips you can offer on how to clean the skillet?

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