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Oh ****. HELP? I think it's all good now.

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by TSGB, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. TSGB

    TSGB 1 ton status

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    I bought a set of cast iron skillets, washed them, rubbed them with veggie oil, and started baking them at 350* (for an hour). I've got crazy smoke coming out of the oven (no fire). Is this normal?
     
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    Uh, anyone?
     
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    Google search "Pan Seasoning"
     
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    Crazy smoke is not normal. A little smoke while the oil burns off is. I think the type of oil you use is a factor. I use shortening to season my cast iron. I melt a tablespoon or two in the pan on the stove. When the pan is good and hot I *lightly* wipe out any runny shortening with a paper towel and then put it in the oven at 300 or so for an hour or so. Cast iron rocks, I have a few of my grandparents skillets that are seasoned beautifully, and a few I bought new that the seasoning is coming along nicely. Use em for bacon, grilled chesse, and other greasy stuff. Just keeps on seasonin'....
     
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    too hot mister..:eek1: just do it on the stove.:D then everytime you use them it gets better.your lucky you didn't start a fire.....
     
  6. TSGB

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    I rubbed with an oily paper towel, and put them in upside down. I guess I'll turn the heat down!
     
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    :waytogo: very true..:D
     
  8. TSGB

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    It's almost like it's foggy in here... :haha: I've got all the doors and windows open. :yikes:
     
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    I turned it down to 300, and the smoke seems to be reduced to a cloud when I open the door...
     
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    way to go

    little research beforehand goes a long way
     
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    I followed the directions that came with them. :dunno:
     
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    Damnit! I passed 5000, and wasn't even paying attention when it happened. :haha:
     
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    sure ya did, thats what they all say
    only 5k?
    hummph
     
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    well hes got me beat join date wise
     
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    Meh, you're both pillars of this community, numbers don't matter anymore
     
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    good, turn it rightside up.that way is soaks in he part you cook on.:D
     
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    im a pilliar?

    swaaeeet
     
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    Smiley pillar!
     
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    :haha: i love the idea that someone knows..CK5. it's not just for tech anymore!
     

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