Make a mixture of 1 cup Molasses and 1 gal water and soak the skillet in it for 3 days then rinse it and scrub with a wire brush it will come out clean & shiny CI.
Rub it down with a light coat Flax seed oil and start it off in a cold oven set it to 350 with the inside pointed to the oven floor for 1 hr. Leave it in until the oven is cold iron. Do this every day for 1 week then every week for 1 month then every month there after.
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