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grtrx
03-03-2017, 09:41 AM
getting a Lodge cast iron skillet really shiny seasoned
mastering an omelet
cacio e pepe


Yours?

Rob G
03-03-2017, 09:44 AM
Rib-eye steaks on the grill. :yum:

TommyBB
03-03-2017, 11:52 AM
Rib-eye steaks on the grill. :yum:

Enjoying BigO's rib-eye steaks from the grill. 12 years later, and my mouth still waters. That was one generous guy and family when ours was in need.:u::toast:

Rob G
03-03-2017, 11:57 AM
Enjoying BigO's rib-eye steaks from the grill. 12 years later, and my mouth still waters. That was one generous guy and family when ours was in need.:u::toast:

:applause:

Briandg
03-03-2017, 12:23 PM
FINALLY fixing a pot of ham and beans that my wife didn't bitch about!


Is there anything that I've ever made that just blew my mind? I can't really remember anything. Only my lasagna, and really, there's nothing special there.

jazznut
03-03-2017, 01:04 PM
Seville orange glazed Cornish hens with raisin, shallot, walnut and whisky stuffing.

BigO
03-03-2017, 02:45 PM
Demiglace. Only got it just right one time. Who knew veal bones were so expensive? My quail dish, stuffed with Chinese sausage and bread and 5 spice and lacquered with ketjap Manis. My mother in law still talks about that meal.

N8DCJ
03-03-2017, 04:37 PM
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getting a Lodge cast iron skillet really shiny seasoned
Yours?

Gr

What method did you use ???

here is what I have been doing...

If you have the guts to strip cast iron all the way down to metal , I haven't....

but , this method makes for a very hard non-stick (in cast iron terms) coating...

rather than type it all out ...

follow this link

http://sherylcanter.com/wordpress/2010/01/a-science-based-technique-for-seasoning-cast-iron/

I have done this on 2 , and it worked fantastic , super nice black color and non-stick....

i even was able to cook eggs...

I dont treat cast iron very well , so , I have to redo the seasoning often...

in all honesty , it isn't me , I cant get the girlfriend not to keep cast iron washing with soap and water... she is slowly coming around...

Dan

grtrx
03-03-2017, 10:03 PM
I done did it by a lot of time, and using a fair amount of olive oil. chops seared in an olive oil/butter combo helps

I am told flaxseed oil is the oil of choice for seasoning iron

I have also heard the soap/water thing isn't the end of the world either

Briandg
03-04-2017, 06:21 AM
If you get a food, solid coating, it shouldn't hurt to soap off a burnt bit of cheese.

No metal implements, scrape before cleaning, and don't use the thing to steam vegetables.

I've never really gotten a good season.

I really love my porcelain cast iron Dutch oven.

BigO
03-04-2017, 06:30 AM
Got any tips on cleaning those porcelain cast iron pans. My Do has a layer of burnt sugars on it that I can't seem to remove. It's the last time I use that pan to make a batch of chili.

grtrx
03-04-2017, 07:25 AM
Jason I soaked my Le Crueset with burned stuff on it with a household cleaner like Formula 409... spray it on, put the cover on, then let it set for a day or two.

jazznut
03-04-2017, 07:38 AM
Pan seared scallops with mango salsa... Fairly simple yet delicious.

BigO
03-04-2017, 08:10 AM
Jason I soaked my Le Crueset with burned stuff on it with a household cleaner like Formula 409... spray it on, put the cover on, then let it set for a day or two.

I am going to try that right now. That pot has been out of order for weeks.

grtrx
03-04-2017, 09:01 AM
it worked for me Jason. Another 'trick' is Windex soaked into a dishtowel and laid over the stuck on crap.

beevod
03-04-2017, 10:05 AM
My Meatloaf recipe has won the Medal of Freedom, two Navy Crosses and a Pulitzer.

grtrx
03-04-2017, 10:22 AM
My Meatloaf recipe has won the Medal of Freedom, two Navy Crosses and a Pulitzer.

but no Oscars?

BigO
03-04-2017, 01:48 PM
Enjoying BigO's rib-eye steaks from the grill. 12 years later, and my mouth still waters. That was one generous guy and family when ours was in need.:u::toast:

And think, it was ten years later before I even knew. It was just kicking back, breaking bread and having the joy of the company of good friends.

Every cook enjoys an appreciative audience. The amount of praise was more than worth the effort.

beevod
03-04-2017, 03:44 PM
but no Oscars?

That was my pemmican souffle

grtrx
03-04-2017, 05:59 PM
Aldi's sells a frozen pemmican souffle

BigO
03-05-2017, 03:13 AM
Aldi's sells a frozen pemmican souffle

That's funny.