Do I Need to Oil the Outside of a Cast Iron Skillet?

Do I Need to Oil the Outside of a Cast Iron Skillet?

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Christine Gallary
Jun 13, 2014
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Q: When re-seasoning cast iron after cleaning, is the outside rubbed with oil every time as well?

Sent by Rick

Editor: In our instructions for cleaning a cast iron skillet, we usually only oil the inside:

Readers, do you oil the outside of your cast iron skillet?

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