How to Restore a Rusty Cast Iron Skillet
“Cast iron cleaning is something of tradition passed down to generations along with the cookware itself. And letting one rust may indeed fall into the book of unpardonable sins for some. But fear not: on a recent visit to the Lodge factory in Tennessee, I learned the proper way to restore rusty cast iron from the experts themselves. A few simple steps at home can restore rusted cast iron cookware to cook-ready condition!“
My husband and I received some fantastic cast iron cookware as a wedding gift, but we unfortunately didn’t know what we were doing and let our pans rust. I never could allow myself to get rid of them, rusty or not, and now I’m glad I’ve held onto them. Taking the lessons from this post has restored my cast iron cookware to being useful again!