I found a badly rusted cast iron pan, and wanted to show you all how I removed the rust from the cast iron and seasoned the cast iron. Or maybe the term should be re-season the cast iron. Rusty cast iron can be brought back from the dead, to clean the rust off the cast iron, it takes some elbow grease, and the pan will never be brand new, but it will be a great cast iron pot with a good story of where you found it . Watch our how to season cast iron and let us know your tips for seasoning cast iron below the video.
Check out our other cast iron video show, how to season and clean cast iron, and learn more about cast iron pots and fry pans, and all the great reasons to use them.
We are now using Flax Oil to season our cast iron, the result is a much harder finish than just using vegetable oil or shortening. so save the vegetable oil for the deep fryer.
You can watch us use a cast iron dutch oven doing some campfire outdoor cooking in these two videos, the first is us making a banana bread recipe in a cast iron dutch oven over charcoal, then we made the classic Toad in a Hole cooked outdoors in a cast iron dutch oven as well.