Food Storage & SkillsHow to Season Your Dutch Oven and Cast Iron

How to Season Your Dutch Oven and Cast Iron

This step by step tutorial of how to season your dutch oven and cast iron is simple and well worth your effort.

There are certain kitchen products that every person needs. Proper dishes and utensils. Good quality coffee mugs. A decent set of pots and pans. And a Dutch oven. If you like roasts, casseroles, or stews, then you’ll need a good Dutch oven in your home. And once you’ve used one, you’ll fall in love and never want to go back to conventional ovens. There is, however, one problem with Dutch ovens. They require to be seasoned. And, for those who don’t know how to season a Dutch oven properly, the idea can be a bit overwhelming.

Thankfully, this tutorial offers a very clear way to season your Dutch oven so that you don’t have to worry about it rusting or having food stick to it. In fact, if you follow this tutorial and you clean your oven properly, you won’t have to worry about re-seasoning it again for quite a while!

This seasoning method will walk you through simple steps so that your cooking can get back to normal.

For this tutorial, you will need to following materials:

– Tongs
– A Barbecue
– Oil
– Oven Glove
– Rag or Paper Towels
– Zippered Bags

This tutorial requires working with extremely hot elements, so use caution at all times. Also, try to avoid doing this when young children are in the vicinity. While the author of this tutorial suggests a barbecue is the best places to do this, an oven works, too, though it will be a bit more complicated.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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