Originally Posted by joegiggles
I stopped by a steel supplier today and they told me that the coating on the #9 mild steel expanded metal I was buying would not be safe as a cooking surface. Are they right? They said it comes that way from the mill. Can I just burn the day lights out of it and use it or is there something else I should be looking for?
Its ok, just either give is a mild soap wash or burn it off, that is what I do, and then don't forget to season it with oil just like your cooker.