Why Do My Cast Iron Pans Smell?
Q: I have several cast iron pans, and this problem exists with all of them. I do everything right, with the possible exception of occasionally using liquid dish soap. When I apply that thin coat of oil recommended before putting it away, the pans smell.
There is one drawer in which I keep all the cast iron. I’ve experimented putting only one pan in but a couple days later when I open the drawer, there’s the smell. It’s not the drawer. I’ve proved that to myself also. Any suggestions?
Sent by Terry
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